Matt Holt

Director and producer

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Biography

An award winning director with a string of impressive credits across numerous genres and broadcasters. Matt started out in comedy where his credits include two series of the massively popular hidden camera show Off Their Rockers, CGI satire Headcases and the sitcom Lunch Monkeys, as well as numerous pilots and a series of hugely successful online shorts. As a drama director he has had notable success on Hollyoaks including a nomination for Best Single Episode at The British Soap Awards and on the live-action children's drama Topsy & Tim for award-winning indie Darrall Macqueen. 

As a burgeoning film director he's received acclaim for two award winning short films including a Director's Award at the North Carolina Film Awards 2014 for his sophomore effort SWAG. His latest short Not Sophie's Choice starring Catherine Tate has just finished shooting.

Matt is also a much sought after director of live comedy where his credits include Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated shows from both Idiots of Ants and Brendon Burns, the latter of which went on to win the award. His collaborations with comic performers have received extensive media coverage including features on BBC News at Ten, The One Show, and BBC2's Late Review. 


CV

TV

Director & Producer

 
Comedy series featuring senior citizens playing pranks on the public
CPL Productions for ITV
 
Puppy Fat
Sitcom pilot
 
Yali Productions
 
 
Popular soap set in Chester.
Lime Pictures for Channel 4
 
 

Live-action drama. 

Darrall MacQueen for CBeebies
 
Producer Andrew Garland
 

Children's art show

Dot to Dot for CBBC
 
 
USP Content for BBC Three
 
Producer Raymond Lau
 
BBC3
 
 
Pilot of stand-up comedians show
Brown Eyed Boy for BBC3
 
 
Channel X for BBC 3
 
 
Sketch show pilot 
Silver River
 
 
ITV Productions for ITV
 

Writer & Director

Script Editor

 
ITV Productions for BBC 3
 

Producer

 

BBC taster 

BBC Taster
 
 

BBC Online. Producer

BBC Online
 
 

BBC Online. Producer

BBC Online
 

Film

Director

 

Short Silent Comedy Film. 

A Dave Has Mates/Humour Me Production
 
 
A comic short film 

 
 
Somethin' Else for BBC Knowledge
 
 

BBC Online. Director


BBC Online
 
 

BBC Online. Director/Producer

BBC Online
 
 
Comedybox - Director

 
 
Monkey/BBC Online - Director
Monkey for BBC Online
 
 

Monkey/BBC Online. Director

Monkey for BBC Online
 
 

danantopolski.com. Director


 
 

Cleverpie.com. Director


 
 

what's funny about 1431?.com 


 
 

Websires Sitcom


 
 

FunnyOrDie.co.uk - Director


 
 

FunnyOrDie.co.uk - Director


 
 

BBC Online. Director

BBC Online
 
Associate Director 
 
Jeamland Productions
 
 

ITV 1
 

Theatre

Director

 
Soho Theatre
 
 
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh
 
 

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh
 
 
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh
 
 
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh
 
 
Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh
 
 
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh
 
 
Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh
 
 
Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh
 
 
Madame JoJo's
 
 
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh
 
 
Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh
 
 
Holyrood Tavern, Edinburgh
 
 
Holyrood Tavern, Edinburgh