Matt Farnsworth is an award winning American Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer, Actor, and painter. In his youth he lived in many different US states and attended over 13 different schools at the time he graduated from High School. After a brief stay in college he found a passion for film and moved to Los Angeles. His first feature film IOWA was an instant cult classic. The film made major headlines at the Tribeca film festival gaining Farnsworth a solid fan base as a actor and director in the indie film world. The film also won the "best picture" award at the Midwest independent film festival. The film went on to be released in theaters and is now available worldwide. IOWA stars Diane Foster, Rossana Arquette, John Savage, and Michael T. Weiss.
He has also produced and Directed the first installment of Dying For Meth. A documentary style film that takes an in depth look into the meth pandemic that has swept over the Midwestern United States. The 43 minute film has been awarded alongside major networks such as CBS and NBC at the Beverly Hills Based Prism Awards. Dying for Meth has also been featured on Current TV. In 2008 Farnsworth was deputized along with Shaquille O'Neal by the Police Athletics league for his work in Meth prevention and awareness. Farnsworth has an unorthodox approach to filmmaking bringing about an organic realistic feeling to his work. The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, NY Post, and other major publications often compare his work to that of David Lynch, Martin Scorsese, and Quentin Tarantino. As an actor Farnsworth has been in indie films and on National TV shows. Farnsworth is most well known as the creator of the famous slasher icon The Orphan Killer. The film became a social media icon and the character is now considered the new horror icon of the 21st Century. It is referred to a the first horror icon born of social media.