Matthew Craig Scott is a Canadian writer, director, producer, editor, visual effects artist, and composer. He made his first film, Two Sides to Every Story, at age 17, in between high school and 16 hours of competitive swimming a week. The film was accepted into the YoungCuts International Film Festival’s feature film selection and premiered in 2005.
Matthew studied film production at York University. During this time, he worked in both post-production and on film and television sets as a production assistant and certified special effects technician.
After working on nearly 30 productions, Matthew completed a post-graduate program in game design at George Brown College. Just out of school, he was hired by visual effects studio and coordinated high-end VFX production on feature films and series, such as Orphan Black.
During this time, Matthew wrote his next feature film, Remember to High Five the Salesman, which he also directed and produced. Once completed in 2015, Matthew immediately began developing his next project - an ambitious, sci-noir duology - Transmission Volumes 1 & 2, which are slated for release in 2019 and 2020, respectively.
Matthew is beginning development on his next feature film project.
Remember To High Five The Salesman
Film by Famous Motion Pictures (Comedy, Mystery and Film-Noir) Writor/Director/Producer This unique and foreboding neo-noir follows a young out-of-town journalist who attempts to salvage a floundering career in investigative journalism by entangling herself with a seedy shredder salesman, who drags her deep into the world of secrets and the machines that keep them safe.
Film (Horror and Musical) Visual effects A snobby musical theater camp is terrorized by a blood-thirsty killer who hates musical theater.
Film (Action and Sci-Fi) Visual effects A scientist discovers the bodies of three frozen genetically modified Russians buried in the Canadian North. Upon thawing them out he realizes he has unleashed a deadly threat to Western society and must stop them at all costs.
Film (Comedy and Drama) Visual effects Henry is married, has a son, and a decent job in advertising. Trouble is, his wife is in jail for sleeping with a 14 year-old boy. Struggling to keep it together and prepare for her release, a chance encounter with the boy - his rival - sends Henry on a path of self destruction. Written by Anonymous
Television (Action, Drama and Sci-Fi) Visual effects SPOILER: Orphan Black follows outsider, orphan and street-wise chameleon Sarah. After witnessing a woman's suicide, Sarah assumes the stranger's identity - who happens to look just like her. Expecting to solve all her problems by cleaning out the dead woman's savings, Sarah is instead thrust headlong into a kaleidoscopic mystery as she realizes the dizzying truth - she and the dead woman are clones. As Sarah searches for answers, she discovers the chilling fact that there are more people like her out there - genetically identical individuals who were planted in unsuspecting birth parents and nurtured in completely different circumstances. With no idea who created the clones, she'll need to discover the reason in a hurry as an assassin is killing them one by one. Written by Annonymous
Film (Short, Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects A young woman, emotionally distraught from having been kidnapped as a child, qualifies for a social program to be sent back in time, under the supervision of a sponsor, to fix her troubled past. Upon her arrival in the past, her sponsor abandons her to pursue his own agenda. In a confused state, the young woman attempts to protect her younger self by abducting her before her unknown kidnapper, thus becoming her own kidnapper and causing her troubled emotional experience that will later qualify her to go back in time to do it again. Written by Anonymous
The Hammer and the Locksmith
Video Game (War) Writer The Hammer and the Locksmith is an epic Cold War narrative adventure set in Eastern Europe and Russia, circa 1961-1962. Players travel back in time to follow an engaging ensemble of characters as they experience the testing of the largest hydrogen bomb in history, the rise of the Berlin Wall, political conspiracy, military experiments, espionage, and submarine chases. As the story unfolds, you take control and assume the role of characters, such as a British spy stuck behind the Berlin Wall. There, you will explore a large, fully realized, section of "open-world" 1962 East Berlin, filled with characters to meet, mysteries to uncover, and hair-raising events. Environments like this will serve as sets for a rich and ever expanding game space, with emphasis on narrative exploration and discovery. Written by Matthew Scott
TV Movie (Drama, Fantasy and Horror) Special effects Two sisters find themselves on opposite sides of a zombie uprising.
Man on the Train
Film (Drama) Transportation department A mysterious criminal rolls into a small town planning to knock off the local bank, assuming it will go off without a hitch. But when he encounters a retired poetry professor, his plans take an unlikely turn. With no place to stay, the professor generously welcomes him into his home. As the two men talk, a bond forms between these two polar opposites, and surprising moments of humor and compassion emerge. As they begin to understand each other more, they each examine the choices they've made in their lives, secretly longing to live the type of lifestyle the other man has lived, based on the desire to escape their own. Written by Tribeca Film
The Devil's Teardrop
TV Movie (Action, Crime, Drama and Mystery) Special effects Many people are left dead when a man known only as "The Digger" opens fire in a train station. A hand written letter is the only clue.
Film (Horror) Special effects After a young American backpacker goes missing in Europe, a group of journalists link his disappearance to a remote village in Poland. They travel there hoping to get the story, but as they unravel the secrets behind this mysterious village, they are suddenly pursued by hostile locals. Unable to escape, they soon become the next victims of ritualistic human sacrifice. Forced into the gruesome reality of true survival horror, the journalists soon discover that this village hides a much darker secret than they could ever imagine. Written by Skid Gasket
You Lucky Dog
TV Movie (Drama) Special effects Jim Rayborn has for years been doing most of the work of his grim father Clay's farm, yet couldn't convince the patriarch to switch from cattle to sheep because the warmer climate favors shorter grasses. For Jim's mother's funeral, his sister Lisa returns from New York. Jim expects she'll leave again soon, but learns later her alleged fashion career was a lie. She forces Clay to allow adopting a sheepdog, which Jim considered too expensive: young Lucky, who was dumped at the pond which nature-devoted ma used to help run with veterinarian Don, who soon becomes more then friends with her. Lucky proves talented as the siblings train her, until storm causing a forest fire makes her a canine but temporarily disabled hero. Truth time approaches for everyone. Written by KGF Vissers
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Ruby Skye P.I.: The Spam Scam
Film (Family and Mystery) Miscellaneous Crew Fifteen year old Ruby Skye asks a lot of questions. Why is her best friend Griffin lying? Why does the new school janitor have such clean fingernails? And why is her happy-go-lucky neighbor so depressed? Ruby's snooping leads to a startling discovery: her neighbor has lost all of her money to an email scam. Ruby vows to find the thief and get the money back. When she traces the scam email back to her school's computers, things get personal. Is the scammer someone she knows? And could that someone be her lying best friend with the brand new big screen TV? Ruby can't stop herself. She has to solve the mystery, even it means losing everyone she loves along the way.
TV Movie (Documentary, Crime and History) Special effects Follows Charles Manson's 'Family' member Linda Kasabian, and her story to what when on at Spahn's Movie Ranch and the final days leading up to the grisly 1969 Tate/La Bianca murders.
F2: Forensic Factor
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Television (Documentary, Drama, History and Reality-TV) Special effects Major real-life air disasters are depicted in this TV series. Each episode features a detailed dramatized reconstruction of the incident based on cockpit voice recorders and air traffic control transcripts, as well as eyewitnesses recounts and interviews with aviation experts. Sometimes, interviews with investigators who dealt with the disaster or even actual footage are featured. Written by Sergio Ortega
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The Chadulet Affair
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Two Sides to Every Story
Film (Drama) Writer The normal life of a young man, Alex, is disrupted by the Grim Reaper, as he pursues the heart of Cassandra and entangles himself in his roommate's drug syndicate.