Matt Hawkins

Playwright | Screenwriter | Lecturer

Matt is a playwright, screenwriter, lecturer, director, and co-founder of South Australian Playwrights Theatre. He has spent the last twenty years writing and directing his own plays and films and developing the work of other actors and screenwriters.

His television credits include The Micallef Program (ABC), Always Greener (7 Network) and Life Support (SBS). His feature films and shorts have appeared in over 30 international film festivals and his work has been loved by audiences in Australia, the UK and Ghana. Matt lectures in screenwriting and dramaturgy at Flinders University.

In 2018, he wrote and directed Frank Forbes and the Yahoo Boy , which was nominated for best professional production at the Adelaide Theatre Guide’s Curtain Call Awards. His other work includes Bordertown, the play and audio serial (2019 &; 2020), the monologue Unconditional Love for Playwriting Australia’s Dear Australia series, and the original production of The Deep North for the 2021 Adelaide Fringe Festival.

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