Matthew Jacobs Morgan

Writer and Director


Jonathan Kinnersley

Matthew is a writer-director from London. His most recent short POMPEII was funded by Film4 and nominated for a London Critic’s Circle Award. He was also co-producer and staff writer 1×60 minite episode for JOHN CONSTANTINE (Bad Robot/HBO Max). He has various TV projects in development both in the UK and US and is developing his debut feature with Joi Productions/BFI. He was included in Deadline’s list of Eight Rising TV Scribes To Watch Out For In 2021, and in 2018 he was part of 4Screenwriting and the BFI Flare mentorship where his mentor was John Cameron Mitchell.

Currently in development:

Prod: Bad Wolf

Adapted from book by Dean Atta

Prod: Tiger Aspect Productions
1×60 minute pilot script commission of a Caribbean crime mystery

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

Prod: Tiger Aspect Productions
1×30 minute pilot and series bible

1×60 minute script

Past Projects:

THE RIG – Amazon Prime UK
Episode 5
Dir: John Strickland, Prod: Wild Mercury, Lead Writer: David Macpherson

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

Pitch for original series

VAMPING – Square One/Vertigo
Pilot written on the 2018 Channel 4 Screenwriting Course

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

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

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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