Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is a multi-award winning creative Director and Producer from London. In 2009 he co-founded the production company Capture, directing and producing commercials for television and cinema as well as promos and cutting edge digital interactive content for companies like Sky, Nike, Jameson, the ICA and Picturehouse Cinemas.

A first time feature film director, Matthew has previously produced the award winning epic short film Hawk, which was theatrically released in selected cinemas in Wales in front of Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Part 2. It was also nominated for Best International Short Film at I’ve Seen Films International Film Festival. His second short film, the multi award winning Gin & Dry was funded by Film London through their Borough Funds scheme and was nominated/officially selected for over 13 international film festivals. In addition Gin & Dry secured a nationwide UK theatrical release with Picturehouse Cinemas across 10 sites, appearing over 100 times in front of features such as Gods & Men,The American, and It’s a Wonderful Life.

The Girl in The Dress, starring Olivia Poulet and Nick Helm, marked Matt’s third short film as producer and premièred at The BFI Film Festival 2015, as well as making the official selection for the London Short Film Festival 2016. The film was funded by Film London, Creative Skillset and the BFI. This was quickly followed by his fourth short film Killing Thyme, starring Brian Cox and Charlotte Riley, which was nominated for Best Comedy at the 2015 Aesthetica Short Film Festival, was an Official Selection at Foyle Film Festival, and then went on to win Best Comedy and Best of Festival at Carmarthen Bay Film Festival. His first feature film, a music documentary called The Man from Mo’Wax is currently in festivals.