Matt Dickinson is a writer and film-maker best known for his documentary work for National Geographic Television, Discovery Channel and the BBC.
His programmes have been broadcasted in over 35 countries and have won awards at the Graz Mountain Film Festival, The Trento Mountain Film Festival and the Napa Film Festival. Matt also became one of the first British film-makers to film on the summit of Everest and return, calling the film based on his experiences, Summit Fever and his autobiography based on the expedition, The Death Zone, has been published to critical acclaim in over 15 countries. Matt co-wrote and directed Cloud Cuckoo Land, an independent British movie, in 2003.
Recently Matt has been busy writing books to inspire a whole new generation of climbers and explorers. His teen/YA action series Mortal Chaos was well received by young readers and critics alike and was followed by his Carnegie Medal nominated trilogy The Everest Files.
In the last few months his brand new comedy series for primary age readers, Popcorn Eating Squirrels, has been launched to an enthusiastic response!