Awaken’s creator, Matthew F Smith, is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has received theatrical runs and has been screened at festivals throughout the world. Our work spans top billing musical tours, social justice movements, experiential activations and more.
We collaborate with our partners from storyline and vision to capture and edit. We’re here to help you tell your story, or to find the story within each project.
Awaken captures the subtle essence of moments as well as the powerful end-to-end narrative required for a great documentary story. We thrive in dynamic environments – from wild savannas to large-scale entertainment, from urban bustle to social movements. Within those vibrant and boisterous frames, we hone in on the humanity. We find the spark of interconnectedness that moves the viewer into a participating role. Work with us to tell your story authentically and effectively.
Awaken supports movers, leaders and visionaries. We have been working with some incredible voices, brands and products for over a decade, telling original and authentic stories to build community and connection and elevate their message. Get in touch if you have a series in mind or are looking to enhance content marketing including web series, cosponsored events, experiential activations and more.
Awaken is also a full service production house with built-in efficiencies and competitive turnaround. We step in to support and collaborate at any and every stage: creating, writing, producing, directing, shooting, editing, finishing. Our clients enjoy quality, fiscal efficiency and timeliness – the coveted trio of benefits that rarely exists under one umbrella.