Matt Vesely

Closer Productions - Development Manager, Writer & Director

Matt Vesely is a South Australian writer, director and comedian, working across TV and Film. His short, My Best Friend Is Stuck On The Ceiling, starring Tom Ward (Please Like Me) and Erin James (The Little Death), screened at festivals around the world including Adelaide Film Festival 2015, MIFF 2016, the Sydney Film Festival Dendy Awards 2016, Palm Springs ShortFest 2016 and more. In 2017, Matt was a clip producer and writer for ABCTV’s political news satire The Weekly With Charlie Pickering.

Matt has extensive experience in television writers’ rooms, and wrote for ABC iView’s first ever commissioned show, the sci-fi thriller Wastelander Panda. In 2014, Matt won Adelaide Comedy’s Rising Star Award. Matt works with award-winning collective Closer Productions, and was a writer on their new comedy series for ABCTV, F*!#ing Adelaide. He was most recently the script producer for Closer’s upcoming 4-part drama for SBS, The Hunting.

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