Biography

Director Matt Wilson completed a Graphic Design Diploma at Monash University where he majored in photography, a passion he continues today. From his love of photography, imagery and design Matt started directing commercials. His work is recognised for its international look and his eye for what’s fashionable, graphic and original.

He has directed over 200 commercials for most international agencies and multinational clients worldwide. Shooting high-end commercials in Mexico, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, India, China, Vietnam, Europe the U.S.A and across Australia.

His knowledge and experience has led to many awards: Best of Bates, MADC Awards, PANPA Awards, Create Awards, numerous short film awards, Silver at the Global Summit Creative Awards in the U.S.A, Finalist (for the 2nd time) at the New York Festival with his Bii spot. His POSB “Every Day Credit” film won a Bomb Award (Best of Ogilvy). His designs for 2dx, Melbourne Central, HWT, Kit Kat and his photographs have been featured in The Design Files and DeskTop Magazine.

He has made over 10 short films - some of these now in the National Archive - and many music videos for artists such as Blow, The Go-Betweens, Magnetic, Horsehead, Little Murders, Lief and Bamboo. He has also directed the prestigious Melbourne International Film Festival trailers twice.

Matt continues to exhibit and sell his photographs accepting the occasional commission. He surfs and plays music.

Now working freelance Matt continues to film around the globe.