Matt’s feature script THE TOLL, a black comedy thriller developed on Ffilm Cymru Wales’ Cinematic scheme, shot in Wales last year and is currently in post-production. Produced by Mark Hopkins and Vaughan Sivell at Western Edge Pictures. Ffilm Cymru previously awarded production funding for AMBITION, a short film teaser for THE TOLL starring Simon Russell Beale. The film will star Michael Smiley, Iwan Rheon, Paul Kaye and Annes Elwy.
Matt has been awarded development funding from Ffilm Cymru to develop the sequel film THE LIFE AND DEATH OF DANIEL DEE which Ryan Andrew Hooper directing and Mark Hopkins producing.
Matt is developing an original series for Bad Wolf – THE LANDSKEER LINE – and is currently under commission to write the pilot script.
Matt was selected to join the Edinburgh International Film Festival Ideas Lab 2018/19 as one of eight screenwriters selected from across the UK.
He is currently writing a feature adaptation of the poem THE HIGHWAYMAN for producer Vivien Muller-Rommel at Studio Hamburg UK, with funding from Creative Skillset/BFI Adapt to Film scheme.
Produced work includes an iPlayer episode of CASUALTY for the BBC, and sci-fi short films SILENT PHANTOM and THE PLACE OF MY BIRTH, which won Best Short at the Royal Television Society’s West Awards in Bristol in March 2017.
Matt Redd previously worked as an AD and in production on series including DOCTOR WHO, CASUALTY and DA VINCI’S DEMONS. He produced short films 17 (Erin Richards, Lloyd Everitt) and BRIGHT LIGHTS (Alexander Vlahos), and co-produced comedy feature BIG FONT. LARGE SPACING, which premiered at the Atlanta Film Festival.
Matt was previously shortlisted for Channel 4’s Coming Up scheme and the BBC Writers Academy. He was selected for the Edinburgh International Film Festival Talent Lab 2017.