Cambria Matlow is an LA-raised, Portland-based director, writer and editor. Her award-winning feature documentaries WOODSRIDER (2017) and BURNING IN THE SUN (2010) have been selected for IFP’s Documentary Lab and Independent Film Week, broadcast on Al Jazeera and PBS, released digitally, and screened in festivals worldwide. NO MORE DOPE PARTIES, her latest short, was a participant in NW Documentary’s Canopy Stories anthology, and played to sold-out audiences through the Portland Film Circuit.
In 2016 she received the inaugural Oregon Film/PLAYA screenwriting award; other grants and residencies include Signal Fire, LEF Foundation, Brooklyn Arts Council, Experimental Television Center, Puffin Foundation, and RACC.
Matlow has taught filmmaking at Open Signal/Portland Community Media and Camas High School, and mentored young filmmakers at Center for Asian American Media and NW Film Center. From 2017-2019, she led Film Fatales’ Portland chapter. She holds a Certificate in Film Production from Burlington College in Vermont and a B.A. in Hispanic Studies from Columbia University.