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Matthew Jacobs Morgan

Writer & Director

Agent

Jonathan Kinnersley

Matthew is a writer-director from London. He was included in Deadline’s list of Eight Rising TV Scribes To Watch Out For In 2021. In 2018 he was part of 4Screenwriting and the BFI Flare mentorship where his mentor was John Cameron Mitchell. His most recent short POMPEII was funded by Film4 and nominated for a London Critic’s Circle Award. He has various TV projects in development both in the UK and US and is developing his debut feature with Joi Productions/BFI.

Current Projects:

THE RIG – Amazon/Wild Mercury
1×60 minute script for new sci-fi series
https://deadline.com/2020/11/amazon-uk-supernatural-thriller-series-the-rig-john-strickland-1234607538/

AMC BLIND SCRIPT DEAL
1×60 minute script

FOREFATHERS – BBC/Tiger Aspect
1×60 minute pilot script commission of a Caribbean crime mystery.

VAMPING – Vertigo/Square One Entertainment
1×60 minute pilot script

EZRA IS NOT IN SPACE – Kudos TV
1×30 minute pilot script and series bible

LOCO PARENTIS – BFI/Joi Productions
Feature film produced by Joy Gharoro Akpojotor

LAMB & MUTTON – BBC/Tiger Aspect Productions
1×30 minute pilot and series bible

OSMOSIS – National Theatre
Musical developed on attachment at the new writing department.

Past Projects:

POMPEII – Film4/Try Hard Productions
Short film co-directed with Marco Alessi and Harry Lighton. Nominated for London Critics Circle Award. Premiered at BFI London Film Festival.

THE BIG GAME – Warp Films
Series bible and writers room for original series.

THE ALLROOM – Bonafide Films
Pitch for original series.

TRANSIENCE – Intaglio Films/Red Riding Productions
Treatment commission for original series.

HOLLYOAKS – Channel 4/Lime Pictures
1×30 minute script and various story conferences.

QUIET COMMOTION – Kudos TV
Pitch for original series.

MINE – Short Film
Official Selection Aesthetica, Inside Out Toronto and Side By Side St. Petersburg. Distributed by Peccadillo Pictures.

GRACIE – Short film
Official Selection Underwire Film Festival.

In 2013, he was selected for the National Theatre’s New Views Young Writer’s programme, and in 2014, took part in B3 Media’s TalentLab programme (led by Professor Ken Dancyger of Tisch University), getting through to the third phase, and receiving production funding.

In 2015, he received funding from Creative Skillset to attend EICAR International Film School in Paris for a screenwriting programme to develop his first feature film.

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