Matt has recently had great A-Level results at King Edward VI school and will be starting at UCL Sept 2017 to read modern languages.
In 2012, aged 13, he won Best Young Director at the Winchester Film Festival with a film called Sober which led to some paid work. In 2013, aged 14, he entered a film into the same festival called Midnight Train, and it won Best Under 18 and Under 22 and was screened before the premiere of the Hunger Games: Catching Fire in the cinema.
In 2014, aged 15, he entered Sugar into the WSFF and it picked up Best Young Director and overall Best Short Film. Sugar was also selected for the London Short Film Festival 2015 official selection and was screened at the Hackney Picture House. He was the youngest contestant present.