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Matt Bloom is an Emmy-winning and BAFTA-nominated writer/director with over 15 years of terrestrial broadcast experience on over 70 hours of comedies for BBC, Channel 4, ITV and the Disney Channel.

He has just completed five consecutive new shows as Lead Director.

Each were ratings and critical hits, both in the UK and abroad:

‘Find Me In Paris’ is a major new sci-fi drama, shot in Paris and Brussels.

‘Hank Zipzer’ is a smash hit, and is shown in 50 countries. 3 seasons and a TV Movie. Won a BAFTA for the lead actor, and an Emmy for Best TV Movie.

‘The Lodge’ is the Disney Channel’s most successful ever domestic hit. Shown in 112 countries, including USA.

‘The 4 O’Clock Club’ was No.1 on its channel. In its 7th season. Won a BAFTA for the lead actor.

‘All At Sea’ was No.1 on its channel and was a big critical hit. BAFTA nominated.

-2nd Unit director on The One Ronnie. Directing sketches with Harry Enfield.

-2nd Unit director on Blandings. Directing scenes with Jennifer Saunders and Mark Williams.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2017
Production (role):
FIND ME IN PARIS
Company:
ZDF/Disney
Project details:
13 Episodes

Major new sci-fi drama based around the Opera Garnier in Paris
Date: 2016
Production (role):
HANK ZIPZER’S CHRISTMAS CATASTROPHE MOVIE (Director)
Company:
CBBC/BBC/DHX Media
Project details:
1x 90'

Produced by Matthew Mulot

Starring: Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Javone Prince and Rebecca Root
Date: 2016
Production (role):
THE LODGE (Lead Director)
Company:
Disney Channel
Project details:
5 Episodes

Musical/comedy/drama. No.1 smash hit. Shown in 112 countries, including USA.

Produced by Raymond Lau and Steven Andrew
Date: 2015
Production (role):
BLANDINGS (2nd Unit)
Company:
Mammoth Screen/BBC Drama
Project details:
Produced by Damien Timmer and Spencer Campbell

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders, David Walliams and Mark Williams
Date: 2015
Production (role):
THE ONE RONNIE (2nd Unit)
Company:
BBC Comedy
Project details:
Produced by Gareth Edwards, Geoff Posner and Mark Freeman

Starring: Ronnie Corbett, James Corden, Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Rob Brydon, Richard Wilson and Harry Enfield.
Date: 2014-2016
Production (role):
HANK ZIPZER (Lead Director)
Company:
CBBC/DHX Media
Project details:
19 Episodes

Writer of special episode ‘Zipzers & Aliens’

Produced by Siobhan Bachman and Jim Poyser

Starring: Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Javone Prince and Neil Fitzmaurice

No.1 ratings smash on CBBC, No.1 on CBBC iPlayer

Reviews: “Unfailingly charming *****” -Mail On Sunday. “Very Funny…Eminently likeable *****” -The Stage
Date: 2013
Production (role):
ALL AT SEA (Lead Director)
Company:
CBBC
Project details:
4 Episodes

BAFTA nominated CBBC family drama.

Produced by Juliet Charlesworth

Starring: Steve Edge
Date: 2012-2013
Production (role):
4 O'CLOCK CLUB SERIES 2 (Lead Director)
Company:
CBBC
Project details:
12 Episodes

BAFTA and Royal Television Society award-winning comedy drama

Produced by Spencer Campbell

Starring: Ben Bailey ‘Doc Brown’ Smith
Date: 2012
Production (role):
4 O'CLOCK CLUB SERIES 1 (Lead Director)
Company:
CBBC
Date: 2008
Production (role):
COMEDY LAB (Director)
Company:
Channel 4
Date: 2004-2007
Production (role):
THE BILL (Director)
Company:
Talkback Thames/ITV
Project details:
13 Episodes

Produced by Sue Howells
Date: 2004-2007
Production (role):
DOCTORS (Director)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
23 Episodes
SHORT FILM
Date: 2014
Production (role):
ENDLESS (Writer, Director and Producer)
Project details:
Supernatural horror - 8 minutes

Starring: Chris Geere
Date: 2012
Production (role):
SMALL THINGS (Writer, Director and Producer)
Project details:
Starring: Stirling Gallacher
COMMERCIALS
Production (role):
Advert: 'Live It'
Company:
The Gym Group
Project details:
2 x 2 minutes

Production: Dinosaur Agency, Manchester

Production (role):
Advert: 'British Music Experience'
Company:
Cooperative Supermarket
Project details:
5 x 30 secs

Production: Dinosaur Agency, Manchester

Starring: John Hannah
Production (role):
Advert: 'Shopping'
Company:
BAA Airports
Project details:
3 x 10 mins

Production: Cheerful Scout & Publicis Agency, Soho

Starring: Claudia Winkleman
Production (role):
Advert: 'Comedy Website: Viral comedy shorts'
Company:
BBC Worldwide
Project details:
4x 45 secs

Production: BBC, Manchester

Starring: Justin Morehouse
Production (role):
Advert: 'Mothers'
Company:
British Army
Project details:
4 x 45 secs

Production: D&AD Agency
MUSIC VIDEO
Production (role):
COLD FEET - Liam Finn (Writer, Director and Producer)
Project details:
Lead single from Liam Finn's second album “FOMO”

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): FIND ME IN PARIS
    Company: ZDF/Disney
    Project details: 13 Episodes

    Major new sci-fi drama based around the Opera Garnier in Paris
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): HANK ZIPZER’S CHRISTMAS CATASTROPHE MOVIE (Director)
    Company: CBBC/BBC/DHX Media
    Project details: 1x 90'

    Produced by Matthew Mulot

    Starring: Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Javone Prince and Rebecca Root
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): THE LODGE (Lead Director)
    Company: Disney Channel
    Project details: 5 Episodes

    Musical/comedy/drama. No.1 smash hit. Shown in 112 countries, including USA.

    Produced by Raymond Lau and Steven Andrew
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): BLANDINGS (2nd Unit)
    Company: Mammoth Screen/BBC Drama
    Project details: Produced by Damien Timmer and Spencer Campbell

    Starring: Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders, David Walliams and Mark Williams
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): THE ONE RONNIE (2nd Unit)
    Company: BBC Comedy
    Project details: Produced by Gareth Edwards, Geoff Posner and Mark Freeman

    Starring: Ronnie Corbett, James Corden, Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Rob Brydon, Richard Wilson and Harry Enfield.
  • Date: 2014-2016
    Production (role): HANK ZIPZER (Lead Director)
    Company: CBBC/DHX Media
    Project details: 19 Episodes

    Writer of special episode ‘Zipzers & Aliens’

    Produced by Siobhan Bachman and Jim Poyser

    Starring: Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Javone Prince and Neil Fitzmaurice

    No.1 ratings smash on CBBC, No.1 on CBBC iPlayer

    Reviews: “Unfailingly charming *****” -Mail On Sunday. “Very Funny…Eminently likeable *****” -The Stage
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): ALL AT SEA (Lead Director)
    Company: CBBC
    Project details: 4 Episodes

    BAFTA nominated CBBC family drama.

    Produced by Juliet Charlesworth

    Starring: Steve Edge
  • Date: 2012-2013
    Production (role): 4 O'CLOCK CLUB SERIES 2 (Lead Director)
    Company: CBBC
    Project details: 12 Episodes

    BAFTA and Royal Television Society award-winning comedy drama

    Produced by Spencer Campbell

    Starring: Ben Bailey ‘Doc Brown’ Smith
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): 4 O'CLOCK CLUB SERIES 1 (Lead Director)
    Company: CBBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): COMEDY LAB (Director)
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details:
  • Date: 2004-2007
    Production (role): THE BILL (Director)
    Company: Talkback Thames/ITV
    Project details: 13 Episodes

    Produced by Sue Howells
  • Date: 2004-2007
    Production (role): DOCTORS (Director)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 23 Episodes
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): ENDLESS (Writer, Director and Producer)
    Project details: Supernatural horror - 8 minutes

    Starring: Chris Geere
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): SMALL THINGS (Writer, Director and Producer)
    Project details: Starring: Stirling Gallacher
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): Advert: 'Live It'
    Company: The Gym Group
    Project details: 2 x 2 minutes

    Production: Dinosaur Agency, Manchester

  • Production (role): Advert: 'British Music Experience'
    Company: Cooperative Supermarket
    Project details: 5 x 30 secs

    Production: Dinosaur Agency, Manchester

    Starring: John Hannah
  • Production (role): Advert: 'Shopping'
    Company: BAA Airports
    Project details: 3 x 10 mins

    Production: Cheerful Scout & Publicis Agency, Soho

    Starring: Claudia Winkleman
  • Production (role): Advert: 'Comedy Website: Viral comedy shorts'
    Company: BBC Worldwide
    Project details: 4x 45 secs

    Production: BBC, Manchester

    Starring: Justin Morehouse
  • Production (role): Advert: 'Mothers'
    Company: British Army
    Project details: 4 x 45 secs

    Production: D&AD Agency
  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): COLD FEET - Liam Finn (Writer, Director and Producer)
    Project details: Lead single from Liam Finn's second album “FOMO”