Matt is a highly proficient drama and comedy director, with over a decade’s worth of experience under his belt. He directed both series of the sitcom Jack and Dean of All Trades starring Jessica Hynes, which won a Series of the Year Award. Other narrative credits include Eastenders, Emmerdale, the comedy-horror musical All Killer, and Hollyoaks for which he received a Best Single Episode nomination at the British Soap Awards. Meanwhile his award-winning comedic short Neil’s Yard is in active series development.
He’s also a much-in-demand director of children’s scripted television. He’s currently directing the new series of Horrible Histories, and is series director on the hugely popular Andy and the Band for CBBC. Prior to that he directed both series of Spy School, which was nominated for a BAFTA.
In addition, Matt has extensive comedy entertainment experience, where he’s worked on shows including Saturday Night Takeaway, The Mash Report, and Off Their Rockers. He also directed the UK shoots for Sacha Baron Cohen’s series Who is America?
Matt’s work in commercials includes campaigns for Nike, Lego, and Barclaycard. In 2018, he won a Cannes Lion for his Little Casanova film.
Valued above all else for his unique relationships with talent of all ages, his forensic understanding of script, and his calm demeanour, Matt directs for both single and multi-camera. He lives in the North-West, and retains a base in London