Mat Humphrey is an internationally recognized, award winning TV Commercial director. Based in Sydney he works across Europe, Asia and the U.S.


With over two decades of filmmaking experience, his work is eclectic in its range, but always blends creative visuals with emotional storytelling.


Mat has directed campaigns in every sector of consumer, business, financial, retail and automotive advertising. He is probably best know for his PSA films. Mat has won multiple Cannes Lions and Clio awards for Direction, as well Best Director AD Fest 2006, Best Direction London internationals 2001 and Best of Show New York One show 1997. He has also judged many craft awards both locally and internationally.


Mat's work is characterized by his passion for storytelling whether it's comedy, dialogue, real people or intensely emotional drama.


He has an innate sense for the language of film and an amazing perception about how to sustain dramatic moments. With a background in Art and Design he has a great appreciation of visual style but always maintains a balance between the story and the look.


Mat’s enthusiastic approach and down-to-earth friendly nature makes him a great collaborator. He has enjoyed a close working relationship with international brands like Coke, Nestle, Mitsubishi, Mars, Jeep and Foxtel.




MAJOR INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

2006 AD FEST
FIRST PLACE GLOBE AWARD
DIRECTION
"HAUNTED"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

2006 CANNES INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING FESTIVAL
FINALIST
"HAUNTED"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

2003 D&AD
AWARDS ANNUAL
"SUNSHINE"
MPAAT

2003 AD NEWS USA
"SPOT OF THE YEAR"
"SUNSHINE"
MPAAT

2003 D&AD
AWARDS ANNUAL
"SHARK"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

2003 THE NEW YORK FESTIVALS
FINALIST
"SHARK"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

2002 CANNES INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING FESTIVAL
BRONZE LION
"CONSEQUENCES"
LTSA

2002 CLIOS
BRONZE STATUE
DIRECTION
"CONSEQUENCES"
LTSA

2001 LONDON INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARDS
GOLD STATUE
DIRECTION DIALOUGE
"NEVER"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

2001 CLIOS
SILVER STATUE
DIRECTION
"NEVER"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

2001 MOBIUS
GOLD STATUE
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
"NEVER"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

2001 MOBIUS
GOLD STATUE
DIRECTION
"NEVER"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

2001 NEW YORK ONE SHOW
GOLD PENCIL
PUBLIC SERVICE SINGLE
"NEVER"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION
























2001 MOBIUS
GOLD STATUE
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
"CONCEQUENCES"
LTSA

2000 MOBIUS
GOLD STATUE
DIRECTION
"THE RETURN OF THE MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER"
TOYOTA

1997 MOBIUS
GOLD STATUE
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
"BUSH TELEGRAPH"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

1997 NEW YORK ONE SHOW
GOLD PENCIL
PUBLIC SERVICE SINGLE
"BUSH TELEGRAPH"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

1997 NEW YORK ONE SHOW
GOLD PENCIL
CAMPAIGN
"BUSH TELEGRAPH" & "GRAVEL TRUCK"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

1997 NEW YORK ONE SHOW
GOLD PENCIL
"BEST OF SHOW'
"BUSH TELEGRAPH" & "GRAVEL TRUCK"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

1997 CANNES INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING FESTIVAL
BRONZE LION
"BUSH TELEGRAPH"
TRANSPORT ACCIDENT COMMISSION

1996 NEW YORK ONE SHOW
PUBLIC SERVICE SINGLE
BRONZE PENCIL
"MOTHERLESS CHILD"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

1995 AUSTRALIAN WRITERS & ART DIRECTOR'S CLUB AWARDS
BRONZE PENCIL
HEALTH & SAFETY, COMMUNITY SERVICE"
"MOTHERLESS CHILD"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

1995 THE NEW YORK FESTIVALS
SILVER WORLD WIDE MEDAL
"MOTHERLESS CHILD"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

1995 MELBOURNE ART DIRECTORS CLUB AWARDS
PRESIDENTS GOLD AWARD
BEST OF SHOW
"NIGHTSHIFT"
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT COMMISSION

1994 CANNES INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING FESTIVAL
BRONZE LION
"NIGHTSHIFT"
TRANSPORT ACCIDENT COMMISSION