At the Down Under Berlin Australian & New Zealand Film Festival 2019. Image: ©MartinBayer

Matthew R. Young is based in Sydney, Australia and is an accredited industry member of AACTA and the Australian Directors’ Guild.

Career highlights:
  • award-winning director, producer and writer of German-Australian short film, STILLE NACHT – screened at Flickerfest, Down Under Berlin, Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival & more. Nominated for 11 awards and won five including Best LGBT Film, Best Student Short Film & Best First Time Director.
  • editor at NINE for The Today Show, Weekend Today, Today Extra & Nine News.
  • associate producer & production manager on feature film, THE COLLECTORS (directed by Alex Munt, 2018-2020)
  • producer of short film, STAN FRANKLIN (2015), distributed by ABC iView in 2017.