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SpouseEsme Taylor
FactHe is part Indian. His mothers family are Eurasians from Rajasthan, India.

Nick Matthews is an Australian professional surfer who has been competing on the World Championship Tour since 2013. He is from the Gold Coast in Queensland and started surfing when he was just six years old. Nick’s father, Greg, is a former professional surfer himself and introduced his son to the sport. Nick quickly developed a passion for surfing and began competing in local competitions when he was just eight years old.

Nick had a successful junior career, winning the Australian Junior Surfing Championships in 2009 and 2010. He also won the World Junior Surfing Championships in 2010. After finishing high school, Nick decided to pursue a career in professional surfing and joined the World Championship Tour.

Nick has had a solid career on the World Championship Tour, with his best result coming in 2015 when he finished in 9th place overall. He has also won a number of Qualifying Series events, including the Australian Open of Surfing in 2013.

Nick is currently ranked 14th in the world on the World Championship Tour. He has a career earnings of over $1 million and his net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

Nick is in a relationship with fellow professional surfer Sally Fitzgibbons. The couple met in 2010 and have been dating ever since. They currently live together on the Gold Coast.

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Full NameNick Matthews
Height1.83 m
Weight77 kg


SpouseEsme Taylor


AwardsAACTA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Short Film Screen Craft
Music GroupsGet Scared
MoviesOne Eyed Girl, 2:37, Hotel Mumbai, Modern Love, Azadi, The Kiss, Abolition, Death of a Bogan, The Palace, Spike Up, Bad Language, Good Bot, Bad Bot, Collision, The Longing, A Love Supreme, The Moment, Doctor by Day, Cropped

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1Has a double degree in cinema studies and English, with honors in cinema studies from the Flinders University of South Australia.
2He is part Indian. His mothers family are Eurasians from Rajasthan, India.
3He speaks some French and Italian.
4Achieved Australian society of cinematographers' accreditation in November 2010.




Hotel Mumbai2017post-production
Close Your Eyes2012/IShort
Justice Is Served2011Documentary short
The Palace2011/IIShort
Paper Planes2011/IShort
The Moment2011/IShort
Stunt Love2011Documentary short
Riding Derrick2010Video short
The Kiss2010/IIShort
Bad Language2010Short
Broken Hill2009director of photography
Jackie's Spring Palace2009Short
Past Midnight2009Short
The Hunter2008Short
Spike Up2007Short
Modern Love2006
Sleeping with the Light On2005Short
The Longing2003Documentary short
A Love Supreme2001Short
Adam and Steve2000Short
Doctor by Day1999Video short
The Art of Tabloid1997Short

Camera Department

Wolf Creek 22013camera operator: "b" camera
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure2011Documentary additional camera operator: Australia / still photographer: Australia
Oranges and Sunshine2010camera operator: "b" camera, Australia
Broken Hill2009camera operator: "a" camera
Beautiful Kate2009cinematographer: second unit
Like Minds2006director of photography: second unit
Look Both Ways2005camera operator: TV insert
Peaches2004focus puller: second unit
Thunderstruck2004assistant camera: additional scenes
Travelling Light2003video playback operator
McLeod's DaughtersTV Series additional focus puller - 2 episodes, 2003 focus puller - 2 episodes, 2002
Alexandra's Project2003assistant camera
About a Boy2002video assistant: dailies - uncredited
Band of Brothers2001TV Mini-Series video assistant - 2 episodes
Armadillo2001TV Series assistant camera


Death of a Bogan2013Short
Justice Is Served2011Documentary short
Daily Bread2010Documentary short
Australian Alpaca: Our Smart Future2015Video short
One Eyed Girl2014


One Eyed Girl2014writer
Death of a Bogan2013Short
Justice Is Served2011Documentary short
Collision2011/IShort writer
Modern Love2006
The Longing2003Documentary short


Death of a Bogan2013Short producer
Sunday2010/IIShort producer
Daily Bread2010Documentary short producer


Death of a Bogan2013Short


Uncle Jonny2008Short special thanks


Won Awards

2014Feature Film AwardAustin Film FestivalDark MattersOne Eyed Girl (2014)
2012Golden TripodAustralian Cinematographers SocietyFictional Drama Shorts - Cinema & TVThe Palace (2011)
2012Best CinematographyFlickerfest International Short Film FestivalShortCollision (2011)
2012Short Film Competition PrizeSt. Kilda Film FestivalBest Achievement in CinematographyPaper Planes (2011)
2011Best Entry (SA & WA)Australian Cinematographers SocietyThe Palace (2011)
2011Best CinematographyFlickerfest International Short Film FestivalShortThe Kiss (2010)
2011Festival AwardShow Me Shorts Film FestivalBest CinematographerThe Kiss (2010)
2010Outstanding Achievement in Short Film Screen CraftAustralian Film InstituteThe Kiss (2010)
2009SA & WA Gold AwardAustralian Cinematographers SocietyFeatures - CinemaBroken Hill (2009)
2007SA & WA Gold AwardAustralian Cinematographers SocietyFictional Drama Shorts - Cinema & TVSpike Up (2007)
2006Golden TripodAustralian Cinematographers SocietyFictional Drama Shorts, Cinema and TVAzadi (2005)
2006SA & WA Gold AwardAustralian Cinematographers SocietyFeature Productions - Cinema2:37 (2006)
2006Golden TripodAustralian Cinematographers SocietyFictional Drama Shorts - Cinema & TVAzadi (2005)
2002SA & WA Gold AwardAustralian Cinematographers SocietyDramatised DocumentaryThe Longing (2003)
2002Festival AwardSedona International Film FestivalBest CinematographyA Love Supreme (2001)

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