Matt Horrocks is the Head of Production & Development at Screenwest where he also manages the Western Australian Regional Film Fund (WARFF).

Matt has a significant slate of feature film and television production, finance, and script development experience. His producer credits include New Zealand’s first official Indian co-production, “Beyond The Known World” (David Wenham & Emmanuelle Beart), and “Attitude” – NZ’s world-renowned health and disabilities series.

In New Zealand he set up film writers’ organisation (“Script to Screen”) and designed and instigated the “Big Screen Symposium” – NZ’s leading annual event for film and TV writers, directors, producers and executives.

Prior funding agency experience includes three years as a Development Executive at the NZFC where he ran their film industry training program, and managed industry stakeholder relationships.


Matt will be hosting a Roundtable on “What’s up with the boom out West?”.


Head of Production & Development