AESTHETIK //mat sheldon [email@example.com] is a writer, producer, director.
What matters? Cinematic drama. Smart genres. Veracity. Blood. Identity. Love. Memory and the vision of the future state. My birth mother, Joan, who gave everything.
Currently //THE ELECTRICITY IN ME (short) official selections – HollyShorts*, New Hampshire*, Leeds* & **, Norwich**, North East FF***; Cinefest (Sudbury)****, New York Shorts****, Burbank, Cornwall, Crystal Palace, DUMBO, Ealing, Earl’s Court, London Film Week, London Super Shorts, Lonely Seal, Oxford, Shorts Not Pants, World Of Film //Awards Best Film – London Film Week, Best UK Film – London Super Shorts, Best Actor – Cornwall Film Festival //Accreditations *Academy/Oscar qualifying / **BAFTA & BIFA qualifying / ***BIFA qualifying / ****Canada Screen Award qualifying //Online Director’s Library, Director’s Notes
In progress //THE ELECTRICITY IN ME (feature) A woman believes she’ll be healed if she reconciles with the son she gave up for adoption //THE COLOR OF OUR MEMORY, (short) a near future drama about isolation, memory and identity //DEADWEIGHT (short) examining the crushing reality of family