2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule

Matthew Newton

Cast, The Sideways Light
MATTHEW NEWTON is a critically acclaimed award winning actor, writer and director who worked extensively in his native Australia in theater, television and films, before relocating to America. His many leading roles on screen include starring in “Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities”, one of the most successful Australian television drama series of all time. Matthew’s debut feature  film as writer/director “Three Blind Mice” won the prestigious FIPRESCI Critics Prize at the London Film Festival and played all around the world to rave reviews.  Matthew graduated from the National Institute Of Dramatic Art in Sydney and also trained with Austin Pendleton at the HB Studio in New York.