Matthew Bird

VFX Producer

Biography

Award winning Drama Producer Matthew Bird has been working in TV drama for over 30 years and producing primetime series, serials and one offs for 25 years. Throughout his career he has always looked for innovative ways to create and develop projects, with credits varying from Jimmy McGovern’s acclaimed ‘The Street’ through popular, BAFTA nominated single pieces like ‘Worried about the Boy’ to international co-productions such as ‘Death in Paradise’.

Matthew is currently shooting a 12 part series set in the Arctic called ‘Fortitude’, which should be seen next year on Sky Atlantic.

Matthew’s participation has been made possible through Speakers for Schools partnership with BAFTA.

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