In 2006, Mat won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for his co-direction of The Road to Guantanamo (with acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom).


Since then, he's co-directed The Shock Doctrine, a documentary based on the best selling book by Naomi Klein, and Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, a biopic of musician Ian Dury. Moving to Mars is his solo directorial debut on a feature documentary.