From actor to director: award-winning filmmaker Matt Norman on moving behind the lens

Monochrome image of filmmaker Matt Norman with his Canon EOS-1DX Mark II
(Image credit: Matt Norman)

Filmmaker Matt Norman wears many hats – from producer and director to writer and cinematographer, winning quite a number of accolades and awards over the last couple of decades across his varying disciplines. What drives Matt’s success is his passion to tell hard-hitting stories through the art of film and documentaries that pull back the curtain on human rights, social issues and mental health.  

Matt’s most acclaimed sports documentary, Salute, was voted by Red Bull as one of the Top Nine Sports Documentary Films of all time. A decade after its release, it continues to screen across the globe.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1


Digital Camera World is one of the leading authorities on camera and photography news, reviews, techniques, tutorials, comparisons, deals and industry analysis. The site doesn't just specialize in cameras, but all aspects of photography, videography and imaging – including camera phones, gimbals, lenses, lighting, editing software, filters, tripods, laptops, printers, photo books, desks, binoculars and more. 

Whether you're using, looking to buy or trying to get the most out of a compact camera, action camera, camera drone, cinema camera, beginner camera or professional camera, Digital Camera World has a roster of experts with combined experience of over 100 years when it comes to cameras, photography and imaging.