Peter Matthews is one of South Africa's most respected film and commercials director's. He has conceptualized and directed many commercials that have received international award recognition. During his time as partner and creative head of Matthews & Charter, Ogilvy & Mather ad agency, Peter developed a passion for story-telling and directing commercials.
Peter's first feature film, "Oil on Water", was completed and released theatrically at NuMetro and Ster Kinekor cinemas nationally in October 2007. It has gone on to be awarded Best Feature Film at the Everglades International Film Festival with official nominations and selections at nine other International Festivals. The film is now in distribution world-wide.
The documentary, "Township Yogi" is now in distribution and a new feature film "Zulu-Day of the Dead Moon" is planned to go into production in 2020.
Also in development and due to go into production in 2020 is an animated TV series based on the children's books, 'Animal Adventures in Africa'.