Cambria Matlow
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Cambria Matlow is a film director, writer and editor based in Portland, OR with experience in narrative, documentary, commercial and music video. By illuminating identities, relationship dynamics and the mirror of the natural world, her mood-laden storyworlds aim to disrupt and bring people back to their own wholeness.

Matlow was named a 2008 IFP Documentary Lab Fellow and in 2016 received the inaugural Oregon Film/PLAYA Screenwriting Award. Her award-winning documentaries NO MORE DOPE PARTIES (2019), WOODSRIDER (2017) and BURNING IN THE SUN (2010) have been selected for Independent Film Week, broadcast on Al Jazeera and PBS, released digitally through distributors Cinema Libre, Bullfrog Films and Uncorked Entertainment, and screened in festivals and cinemas worldwide including New York’s Lincoln Center and Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival.

Her films have been described as “hauntingly beautiful” by Willamette Week and ”relaxing and contemplative” by the Los Angeles Times. WHY DIG WHEN YOU CAN PLUCK (2024) marks debut as a Writer/Director in the narrative film space.

  • WOODSRIDER (Trailer)