Matt has worked as a director for all the terrestrial broadcasters on a range of comedy shows including Off Their Rockers, Headcases, Comedy Cuts, Lunch Monkeys and has created a wealth of hugely successful online comic shorts.
He works closely and successfully with live talent and has helped devise and directed numerous shows for comic performers. These have featured on BBC Online, BBC News at Ten and BBC2’s Late Review and collaborations include The Idiots of Ants, Brendon Burns (which won The Edinburgh Comedy Award), Isabel Fay and Imran Yusuf.
He also has drama directing experience, having worked on several blocks of Hollyoaks with Lime/C4 and the new live action multi-cam drama series, Topsy & Tim, with the multi-award winning indie Darrall Macqueen. His work includes the major high profile Hollyoaks storyline about the rape of a male teacher by his bullying student. The storyline was in development for a year and the episodes attracted record viewing figures. Scenes from the story are being used by police to help raise awareness of sexual violence against men. The episode has also been nominated for Best Single Episode at The British Soap Awards 2014.
Matt's short film, David's Fine, won Best Short Film prize at Crystal Palace International Film Festival 2013.
He is also a skilled script editor.