Matthew Horrocks

Screenwest - Head of Screen Investment & Strategic Projects

Matthew Horrocks is Head of Screen Investment and Strategic Projects at Screenwest.

Matt has overall responsibility for screen investment, and the WARFF fund in particular. His role has a special focus on key strategic initiatives including new funding structures and streams, the Indonesian co-pro initiative, infrastructure and the interactive pilot fund.

Matt has produced short films, documentaries and feature films in New Zealand, most recently Beyond The Known World – a NZ/Indian co-production. In the UK he worked in production roles on 28 Days Later and Calendar Girls.

Matt was a Development Executive, and Industry Training Executive for the New Zealand Film Commission during a highly successful period for the NZ film industry.  He has guest lectured at the University of Auckland, played a key role in setting up Script-to-Screen, and designed and instigated the “Big Screen Symposium,” New Zealand’s leading annual event for film and TV makers.

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