Looking Within from the Louisville Children’s Film Festival

Enjoy this 7-part series of online videos that teach kids how to make a movie!

The Looking Within video series is aimed to help children of all ages, especially the young and curious, how to make a movie without going outside and without the tools that people use to make movies, but with the interest to create by “looking within”.

Part 1 of 7

Part 2 of 7

Part 3 of 7

Part 4 of 7

Part 5 of 7

Part 6 of 7

Part 7 of 7

About Matthew Rivera, the Filmmaker

Matthew Rivera is a filmmaker known for his work made with Evan Sennett that uses 16mm black and white cinematography, dark humor, jazz scores, and noir tonalities. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Matthew has been making films since the seventh grade when he began animating with legos in his parents’ basement. After studying English and Anthropology at Columbia University, Matthew stayed in New York City to work on film and music projects. While making films he also runs the Hot Club of New York, an organization that preserves and presents classic jazz records from the 1910s-50s.

Matthew’s work has played in the U.S., England, France, Russia, Brazil, Israel, India, the Dominican Republic, Spain, Canada, Belgium and Serbia.