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Matt is a prolific Rose d’Or winning drama and comedy director, with over a decades worth of experience under his belt. He directed both series of Kind of Spark, which won Best Children's Programme at both the Broadcast and Royal Television Awards and was nominated for an Emmy. Prior to that he shot Perfect, a critically acclaimed comedy for UKTV and 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 EastendersEmmerdale, the comedy musical All Killer, and Hollyoaks, for which he received a Best Single Episode nomination at the British Soap Awards. Meanwhile he has recently directed his first block of Coronation Street

thumbnail_AE19A6648 (c) Andy Hollingworh

He’s also a much-in-demand director of children’s scripted television. He directed series nine of  Horrible Histories, including the Rose d’Or winning Black British History episode, and was 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 TakeawayThe 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 films for NikeLego, & Barclaycard, and he won a Cannes Lion for his Little Casanova campaign.

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.

He currently has series ideas in development for Colin Firth's company, Raindog Films and a Rosie Jones' scripted project with Various Artists Limited.

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