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NASA & the Space Pen
At the height of the 1960s space race, two young brothers in rapture by space travel rush to become the first to invent a pen that works in zero gravity, the coveted space pen. The film is a family friendly nostalgia trip to Swindon in the late 60’s.

Written and Directed by Matt Taylor

The film has screened at a number of international film festivals including Austin, St Louis, Omaha and the LA and New Orleans International Children’s Film Festivals 2010.


Past and The Present
A short comedy film about the consequences of confusing your psychopathic ex with your wife. Sometimes your past is never that far behind you.

Starring Tim Downie (IMDB) recently seen in Paddington.

Written and Directed by Matt Taylor.


Two incompetent burglars take a break too far in this short comedy based on a chapter from Danny King’s (IMDB) novel The Burglar Diaries. Danny went on to turn the book into a sitcom series for BBC 3 called Thieves like US. He has also written a number of books in the ‘Diaries’ series. This short was made for the £50 quid film Challenge.

Adapted, directed, DOP and edited by Matt Taylor.


A freshly half baked hostage comedy drama.
More incompetent burglars now against incompetent cops in this made for 50 quid one weekend shoot.

Written, directed, Camera, Edited & Catering – Matt Taylor.


The Music Box
Trumpets and accordions, they’re just prototypes. When Mr Russel’s mysterious music box finds it way into a troubled record labels office it seems the perfect solution to their problems, but all is not what it seems.

Written by Jon Ingold.
Directed and Steadicam Op by Matt Taylor.


It’s the Little Things in Life
Peter is about to marry the perfect girl. She’s a great cook, great in bed, loves football and gets the beers in. So when he’s propositioned by his, soon to be, mother-in-law his whole future rests on one seemingly small thing.

A comic cautionary tale of how a seemingly small decision could have a larger impact on your future happiness.

Written and Directed by Matt Taylor.