press/awards

deep clean

"Donate to the Kickstarter - it'll be well worth it."  
VICE.com article

"Sounds like a fantastic UK horror short" 
London needs a Deep Clean Screen Anarchy  

"Krent Able is the notorious cartoonist famed for his maximalist approach to sex, violence, gore, and of course, cocks."
The Quietus - trailer launch and Ink, Cocks preview

"Really looking forward to seeing a Krent Able demon monster come to life on the big screen" 
Stuart Wright, Britflicks

"This is me unashamedly instructing you to put some money into Deep Clean
Matt works tirelessly to support other filmmakers, not least through the increasingly essential No Direction Home.
On every level he deserves the support of his fellow filmmakers."

Ben Blaine, SHOOTING PEOPLE

"This is a great insight in how to crowd fund a project." 
Read the first instalment in Directors UK member Matt Harlock’s candid crowdfunding diary, as he sets up
a Kickstarter campaign for his new supernatural horror short, "Deep Clean".

DIRECTORS UK

"Every now and again a fantastic idea comes to fruition through the magic of crowd funding. This hopefully is one of those projects. It’s a Kickstarter staff pick and you just need to watch their video to see why. It’s important for the UK to support projects like this so please do check it out."
FRONT ROW REVIEWS

Ink, cocks & rock'n'roll

Film of the Month, July 2017 Shooting People
Fastnet Film Festival, Dublin, Ireland BEST DIRECTOR (nom)
On Vous Ment Intl Mockumentary Festival, Lyon, France - OFFICIAL COMPETITION
Raindance Film Festival
, London BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY (nom)

“A visceral, tangible immersive gore. Outrageous fun." 
Corin Hardy (dir. The Hallow, The Nun)

"Great piece of work - really opened a hidden can of cultural worms to dip my head into.” 
Marc Munden (dir. Utopia/National Treasure)

"Transgressive, funny, and downright offensive" The Quietus

"Krent Able is one of the UK's most hilarious, vicious, unsettling illustrators.
He also does't exist"
VICE.com

"I was captivated by it's tongue in cheek approach to it's subject" Andy Oliver, Broken Frontier

“The hybrid style worked really well...adds to the fun.” Philip Ilson, LSFF

“Great…a really fun film.”  Charlie Phillips, The Guardian

“We just fell in love with it.” Celluloid Screams

“Innovative, cleverly executed, psychologically chilling - one to watch out for in 2017” Hayley’s Horror

"An exciting and informative documentary that becomes a horror film!” Stuart Wright, Britflicks

american the Bill hicks Story

"Film of the Week" Kermode & Mayo, 5LIVE
“Fascinating” Variety
“Groundbreaking” Hollywood Reporter
“Utterly inspiring...flawless” Maxim
“Fantastic....incredibly entertaining” Aint It Cool News
“Nothing short of astounding” Time Out
“The most visually inventive bio-doc ever - a kinetic masterpiece” The Observer
“Fascinating – we can see why he was glorious” The New Yorker Magazine
“Thought-provoking, heartbreaking, and hilarious” NBC.com
“Incredibly inspirational…deeply moving” IFC News
“Excellent doc…great exploration of the man” Huffington Post

Best Documentary Awards/Noms:                 
Dallas International Film Festival – WINNER Best Doc
Grierson Awards, UK – Most Entertaining Documentary (nom)
Glasgow - Evening Times '5 Best of the Fest'
Cinema Eye Awards, NY – Best Graphics (nom)
Little Rock Film festival – WINNER Best Doc
Downtown LA Film Festival – WINNER Best Doc
Biografilm Bologna, Italy – WINNER Best Doc
Focal International Awards – Best Use of Archive (nom)

Rotten Tomatoes Top Films of 2011 – no.4 in this well respected reviews aggregator.
No.6 in iTunes All Time BestSellers Docs Chart.
Top 10 Films of the Year Lists
• Rotten Tomatoes 2011
• www.cinemablend.com – Top 10 Movies
• IndiePixFilms
• Yourturnheather
• ScreengrabX

IMDB rating of 8.2 out of 10, putting American in the top 50 best docs of all time.