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About Matt Orton
Matt graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford in 2010 with a 1st in
He won the BBC Writersroom Young Writers' Competition in 2012 with his TV
spec, PRIMED, and his debut feature screenplay CLEAN was optioned by
Michael Kuhn's Qwerty Films in 2014 and featured on the Brit List later
In 2015, Matt participated in the Guiding Lights feature scheme, mentored
by Matt Charman, and was named a 'Star of Tomorrow' by Screen
He also sold another spec screenplay to MGM, which subsequently featured
on the 2015 Black List – a historical thriller based on the capture of
Adolf Eichmann. The film recently attached Oscar Isaac and will enter
As you can see from the Deadline article above, in April
Matt's name was in the news again as Ridley Scott hired him to write his
Battle of Britain epic.
So, Karen, would
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experiences breaking in to both the UK, and Hollywood?
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