Travis Matthews

Travis Matthews


With documentary...things tend to move fast and be more spontaneous. I love that. I love following around the action and not being totally aware of what’s about to happen; it’s exciting.    


Born in Ohio, USA in 1975, this director, screenwriter, editor and producer with a background in psychology has primarily concentrated on topics such as masculinity and intimacy between homosexual men. He collaborated with James Franco on the docu-fiction INTERIOR.LEATHER BAR which screened at over 75 international festivals, including the Berlinale and in Rotterdam. His 2012 debut feature film I WANT YOUR LOVE about a group of gay friends in San Francisco premiered at the Frameline Film Festival and has been shown at numerous other international festivals. His film DISCREET screened as part of the Berlinale Panorama.

Films Selection

  • Discreet - 2017
  • Interior. Leather Bar. - 2013
  • In Their Room: London - 2013
  • I Want Your Love - 2012
  • In Their Room: Berlin - 2011
  • I Want Your Love (short) - 2010
  • In Their Room: San Francisco - 2009
  • Do I Look Fat - 2005