Matt's TV Work
Awarded the 2014 Daytime Creative Emmy for Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program and the 2016 Humanitas Prize for Children's Animation for his work on Arthur (PBS Kids) and the 2018 Norman Lear Center's Sentinel Award for his depiction of Disney's first disabled princess on Sofia the First, Matt has also written for NBC/Universal's Curious George (including the double-length 75th Anniversary-of-the-books special), Warner Bros.' Batwheels and Disney Jr's Goldie & Bear, Fancy Nancy (for which he's been nominated for another Emmy, an Annie and two GLAAD awards), Spidey & His Amazing Friends, Firebuds (head writer/story editor, currently nominated for a GLAAD award) and RoboGobo (story editor/developed).
ARTHUR: The Tardy Tumbler
Based on the true story... of a blind gymnast!
Winner: Humanitas Prize
SOFIA THE FIRST: The Lost Pyramid
Featuring Disney's first princess with a disability.
Winner: Norman Lear Center Sentinel Award
FANCY NANCY: Vive La Revolution!
Nancy leads her friends on a strike.
Nominated: Emmy Award
FANCY NANCY: Nancy's New Friend
Disney Junior's first character on the autism spectrum.
Nominated: Annie Award
FANCY NANCY: Nancy Plays Dress Up
Nancy's friend Jonathan dares to don a tutu.
Nominated: GLAAD Award (Disney Jr.'s first ever GLAAD nomination)
FANCY NANCY: Joie de Jonathan
Jonathan gives up his joyful way of moving when his guy friends question whether boys move that way.
Nominated: GLAAD Award