Budding young film-maker

PUBLISHED: 14:00 30 January 2013

Matt Filer has made tv Film.

Matt Filer has made tv Film.


A BUDDING teenage entrepreneur has started filming Match of the Day-style football interviews for a nearby club.

Priory Community School’s Matt Filer, aged 14, has his own film company www.mattfilerfilms.co.uk which he uses to create videos, websites and more for firms, as well as short films featuring local people.

Now the talented teenager is creating promotional football videos for the 600 children and adults at Priory Football Development Centre at the Worle site, as well as his promotional work for companies.

On Saturdays he films children aged four to 14 and has even created a Match of the Day-style studio area where he can interview players and their coaches.

Matt is able to do filming as part of the Queensway academy’s period six activities after school.

Matt said: “Priory has really encouraged me in my passion.

“I first started making short films with friends in 2009 and it has progressed from there.

“It has been really good to help out Priory Pumas and their football teams with filming of their games.

“I also make promotional media for companies, Priory Pumas is just part of my work.

“I now am aiming to be a freelance camera operator when I am older and to work for companies like the BBC and Tiger Aspect.”

Principal Neville Coles said: “Matt is one of our many exceptional students.

“He fully understands the 21st century and the way in which young people must compete internationally in a global marketplace.

“He has set up his own business at 14 and become an entrepreneur.

“He will go on to great things.”

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