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Matthew Nash

Professor, Chair Digital Filmmaking

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Matthew Nash is Professor and Chair of Digital Filmmaking (and formerly Chair of Animation) in the College of Art + Design. In 2013 he released the award-winning documentary “16 Photographs At Ohrdruf” which has screened internationally. In 2015 a German-language version was released with the support of Jonstalverein in Arnstadt, Germany. He has created two sci-fi shorts, “Dysopticon” and “Astronaut.” He is currently completing the feature-length thriller “Walk Away.” He has also created work for various art departments, including “Law & Order: SVU,” “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Sleepless."

He is half of the art-team Harvey Loves Harvey, and co-founder of the Number Foundation. In partnership with The Smith Foundation, he started the non-profit 454 Productions to support independent film work. He founded the art magazine Big Red & Shiny, which he ran as publisher and president from 2003-12. His work is represented by Gallery Kayafas in Boston.


16 Photographs At Ohrdruf, winner of Best Documentary, Best of Festival and Best Cinematography awards (2013)


  • What Are We Doing?, Gallery Kayafas (2011)
  • 14 Actions for 14th Street, Art in Odd Places (2009)

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