The Official Website of Matthew VanDyke
Freedom fighter, former POW, award-winning documentary filmmaker, founder and Director of the NGO After The Revolution, Middle East analyst, TV and radio commentator, Huffington Post blogger, and award-winning writer Matthew VanDyke has had extraordinary adventures in some of the world's most dangerous places. He has driven motorcycles in warzones, explored the vast reaches of the Sahara desert, fought in the Libyan civil war to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi, and directed the documentary film about Syria, Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution, which has won 54 awards. His experiences are part of a new documentary film about his life titled Point and Shoot.
Here you will find an extensive biography of Matthew VanDyke, photo and video galleries, accounts of his many adventures in Africa, the Middle East, and Afghanistan, details about his career as a revolutionary and freedom fighter, press articles, and the latest news about his work. More...
Point and Shoot - The documentary film about Matthew VanDyke
Winner of the Best Documentary Award at Tribeca Film Festival!
Coming to theaters in 2014!
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Matthew VanDyke's documentary film about the conflict in Syria, Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution, has won 54 awards, has been screened in over 150 film festivals in more than 20 countries, and has been seen by millions on television.
Between the Lines: How Libya and Syria Changed Conflict Reporting, VanDyke's book, will be released in the near future!
VanDyke spent approximately $30,000 of his own money and borrowed funds on Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution. If you support his work and Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution, please donate through Rally.org or PayPal. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Syrian children when VanDyke returns to Turkey/Syria in 2014:
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Award-Winning Freedom Fighter Blog
The Freedom Fighter Blog contains personal accounts of VanDyke's ongoing mission to combat authoritarianism, and analysis and commentary of current events surrounding the struggle for freedom worldwide.
The Freedom Fighter Blog won the 2012 Defence IQ Blogging Award in the Counter Terrorism category.
What the Defence IQ panel of judges said about The Freedom Fighter Blog:
"Everything a blog should be: informative, interesting, well written, thoughtful and occasionally provocative. VanDyke declared “the 21st century is the century of freedom” – he’s fighting for it with both pen and sword."
Matthew VanDyke also writes for The Huffington Post