info@newarkshortfilmawards.com | October 12, 2019 at the Hahne building in Express Newark 54 Halsey St Newark, NJ

Matt Williams

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Matt Williams

Founder and CEO

Matt Williams, a Newark native, focuses on promoting the many positive initiatives happening within the urban community. In addition to sharing information, Williams' uses his various visual media skills to share his profound love for his city. He blogs on impactful topics and events centered around art, culture, entrepreneurship, and resident accomplishments. He specializes in the production of photography, videos documentaries, and narratives. Mr. Williams is also known for creating and hosting short film contests and festivals in and around the City of Newark.

As the founder of the Newark Short Film Awards, he brings his vision to life by creating a platform where up and coming filmmakers can demonstrate their short works of art, collaborate, expression, and be rewarded for their talents and gifts.

Always remembering the community, Mr. Williams is dedicated to training the unemployed and those re-entering society from the penal system in the art of digital media.