Matthew Newton

Matthew Newton (b.1970) is a Photographer, Director and Cinematographer based in Hobart and heads up Rummin Productions. He has shot numerous documentaries that have been broadcast nationally as well as feature documentaries for festival release. He has worked on shoots in over a dozen counties, often in remote locations.
He regularly photographs for editorial and news publications throughout Australia.

Much of his personal work revolves around how Tasmania and the rest of the world see Tasmania’s environmental policy. Newton bears witness to show environmental battlegrounds rarely accessible to the general public. In doing so he amplifies these stories, provoke reactions of care and empathy with the aim of fuelling a desire for change, for solidarity with those around him and a more socially aware and conscious outlook on life.