Matthew directs and produces live action and animation for film and television across multiple genres. He is one of the busiest and most respected producers in South Africa with over 220 TV episodes to his name. He has delivered work for The Disney Channel (UK), CBC (Canada), Xilam (France), Percept Pictures (India) and others. He has been listed as one of the top young people in South Africa by The Mail & Guardian newspaper and he has won awards around the world for his work.
Matthew recently directed a short documentary on disabled athlete, Brett Jackelow, with executive producer Rob Fried (Godzilla, Collateral). He has also created the dramatic documentary series, Volunteers, is directing a documentary about South African police reservists and will produce the crime thriller, Coldsleep Lullaby, to be directed by Academy Award winner, Jonathan Wacks.
He currently lives in Cape Town with his wife, Lauren Beukes, and their daughter.
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