Matt Norman has been working in the Film Industry in Australia for over 20 years. First starting out as a Professional Actor, training at National Theatre Drama School, Matt spent nearly 16 years on Australian Television, Theatre, Television Commercials, Short and Feature length films. Matt‘s Filmmaking career started in the early 2000s where he made his first film “All the king’s horses”, a short feature starring John Flaus and John Brumpton.
Matt continued honing his craft with three more back to back Short Features, “The Writer” – Starring Kim Gyngell, Rob Carlton, Krista Vendy, Mel Butel, and John Flaus, “The Umbrella Men” (For Tropfest’s Best of the Rest) Starring Damien Walshe-Howling and Benji McNair, and “Shank” Starring Matt Norman and Rob Carlton.
Matt’s career then skyrocketed working up to his first Feature Length Documentary “Salute”, which was distributed through Paramount Pictures, Transmission, and Warner Brothers. Over the past 5 Years Matt has also Co-Authored two books “A Race to Remember” and in 2018 “The Peter Norman Story” through Macmillan Publishing.
Matt then Executive Produced the American film “The Third Man” with Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman for ESPN Films.
All of Matt’s film projects have Won Critical Acclaim at both local and International Film Festivals.
Matt’s biggest film project to date is “The fastest white man in the World”, a feature film that will see Matt Norman debut as writer/director on this feature film project.