Matt Hamilton graduated from Vancouver Film School for Writing for Film and Television and has his B.F.A in Writing from the University of Victoria.
His writing has placed in numerous contests and festivals including Praxis Fellowship, Scriptoid Television Screenwriting contest, Creative Screenwriting CS Open, Story Pros screenwriting contest, 13 Horror screenwriting contest, Vancouver Web Fest, the Leo Awards, among others.
He was 2015 Leo Award Best Actor nominee for his role in The Actress Diaries, which was also nominated for Best Web Series. He won Best Performance for The Fence at the Sunscreen Film Festival.
He was born and raised in Victoria, BC and currently resides in Vancouver, BC.