Cutting Edge

RTS Student Masterclass: Documentary production

Morgan Matthews, Minnow Films, television, documentary, drama, student, masterclass, RTS, Paddington Green, Fourteen Days in May,

Morgan Matthews has taken his camera in to places that most directors shy away from; into lives torn apart by mental illness, bereavement and addiction.

There is, however, another side to the award-winning documentary film-maker; one that delights in the quirky worlds of pigeon fanciers, Elvis impersonators and teenage maths prodigies.

His films, said the chair of the documentary student masterclass, Ruth Pitt, revealed “the extraordinary in the ordinary and the ordinary in the extraordinary.”