Matthew Justice joined Nira Park at Big Talk in 2007, as Managing Director.
Matthew has over twenty years’ experience in Film and Television. Through his label Lunar Films he produced a number of movies including David Mackenzie’s Berlin Silver Bear-winning ‘Hallam Foe’, Cedric Klapisch’s multiple César-winning ‘The Russian Dolls’ and Raul Ruiz’s ‘Klimt’, amongst others.
Prior to Lunar, he looked after Business Development and Production at Invicta Capital, one of the leading providers of structured finance to the international Film and TV industry.
Before Invicta, Matthew was Stephen Norrington’s producing partner; together they worked on ‘Blade’, ‘The Last Minute’, and ‘Death Machine’. He also produced Michel Gondry’s award-winning commercials for Levis and Smirnoff, after starting his career at The Moving Picture Company.
Since joining Big Talk, Matthew has overseen the BBC Worldwide acquisition of a minority shareholding in Big Talk’s television company: Big Talk Productions, and the first look arrangements Big Talk’s film company: Big Talk Pictures, has with Optimum/Studio Canal and Film4.
He has served as Executive Producer on Big Talk’s film ‘Attack the Block’ and TV shows ‘Free Agents’, ‘Him & Her’, ‘Rev.’, ‘Threesome’, ‘King Of’ and ‘Show Me The Funny’.
He continues to work across the Film and TV slate. Current productions include ‘The Sightseers’, a feature film shooting this September, directed by Ben Wheatley (‘Kill List’), and new films with Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost among others.
Matthew is also a Governor of the British Film Institute.