Matt Diegan is a creative producer with a broad range of experience across independent and branded film, specialising in work that entertains, challenges and shifts perception. He has produced both branded and independent work for some of the the worlds biggest brands, agencies and broadcasters including The UNHCR, Jameson, Chivas Regal, Mastercard, Huawei, Cancer Research, Fred Perry, Skype, Christies, Red Bull TV, The Guardian, New York Times, Havas, Grey, McCann, R/GA, Ogilvy & Publicis.

In 2015 he co-founded the online short documentary scheme, 'Postcards' in partnership with Just So & Sheffield Doc/Fest. Films that Matt commissioned and produced through Postcards have gone on to find audiences across the globe on platforms including The New York Times, Nowness, Short of the Week, Vimeo Staff Picks, It's Nice That, Dazed, i-D, National Geographic, Esquire, Screen International, Directors Notes & Huck and have also screened at festivals around the world, winning awards including Best Short Film at London Film FestivalBest Documentary at Kinsale Sharks.

In 2016 he was nominated for an Achievement in Production Award at the British Arrows for his work with the UNHCR and the Refugee Olympic Team, a campaign which contributed to over a million new signatures being added to the #WithRefugees global petition.

In 2017 he was named a Future Producer at Sheffield Doc/Fest.

In 2018 he produced the landmark documentary series, 'The Way Of The Wildcard' for Red Bull TV which was a double winner at the 2019 Realscreen Awards, won a gold Kinsale Shark and was nominated for a Grierson Award.







Email:
matt@mattdiegan.co.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 7962 158 684

Selected Recognition & Awards:
Winner: ‘Best Non-Fiction Web Series’, Realscreen Awards 2019
Winner: ‘Award of Excellence: Digital/Branded Content’, Realscreen Awards 2019
Winner: ‘Best Short Film’, London Film Festival 2018
Winner: ‘Best Documentary’, Kinsale Sharks x 2 (2018, 2016)
Winner: ‘Best Documentary’, The Smalls Film Festival 2018
Winner: ‘Best Documentary’, Endorphin Film Awards 2017

Nominated: ‘Short Film Award’, One World Media Awards 2019
Nominated: ‘Best Documentary Short’, Grierson Awards 2018
Nominated: ‘Next:Wave’, CPH:DOX 2018
Nominated: ‘Achievement in Production’, British Arrows Craft Awards 2016

BAFTA x BFI Network Crew 2018, 2019
Sheffield Doc/Fest Future Producer 2017
The Drum New Year Honours 2017
Vimeo Staff Pick x 4
Short of the Week x 5