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Matt René

Director, Producer

Agent

Nicola Biltoo

 

British/Mauritian Director and Producer with 20 years’ experience working across drama, comedy, children’s, entertainment, factual and reality. Proudly partially deaf since birth, Matt now sits on the board of trustees of an inclusive theatre group for young people in London and an inner city school. He is also on the 2022 BAFTA Yugo Student Awards selection panel.

Now specialising in directing scripted television he’s known for working collaboratively with actors and has strong experience with high-end VFX, animatronics, as well as directing skin performers.

 

Television Directing Credits

LOVELY LITTLE FARM
Directed 7 episodes. Producer on series.
14x 30 minutes, Darrall Macqueen for Apple tv+
Global high-end family drama series starring Shirley Henderson and Joel Fry.

WAFFLE THE WONDER DOG S1 -4
Director
60x 11 minutes, Darrall Macqueen for BBC
BAFTA nominated children’s comedy drama series. Directed 22 episodes. Producer on series.

TELETUBBIES
Director
120x 11 minutes, WildBrain for BBC,
BAFTA Nominated ambitious and large-scale reimagining of one of the world’s most popular children’s programmes. Directed 5 episodes.

RULE’M SPORTS
Producer/Director
Long-running YouTube, Endemol Shine
Start-up director for popular online series fronted by huge YouTube star KSI.

 

Other scripted credits:

TOPSY & TIM
Edit Producer
60x 11 minutes. Darrall Macqueen for CBeebies
BAFTA winning children’s drama series.

BEAR BEHAVING BADLY
Edit Producer
26x 22 minutes. Darrall Macqueen for BBC
Popular children’s sitcom.

 

Further Credits:

Matt has worked in live TV on on programmes like ‘Celebrity Big Brother’,‘The Paul O’Grady Show’, ‘The Wright Stuff’, ‘Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is’ and ‘The Link’

 

Recent awards and nominations:

2021
 

Waffle The Wonder Dog. Nomination

2019    

Waffle The Wonder Dog. Nomination

2018

 

Waffle The Wonder Dog. Nomination

2017

Topsy & Tim. Winner

2016

Topsy & Tim. Winner

 

Call Nicola to discuss Matt or other Directors & Producers

0207 467 0131