Sydney Creative Management

Representing Actors in Film, Television and Theatre

Representing actors in film, television and theatre.

ABOUT

Sydney Creative Management was started in 2006 by Agency Director Mark Matthews. It quickly grew to include actors from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences including graduates of NIDA; VCA; Theatre Nepean; Guildhall School of Drama (UK); Sydney Theatre School; AADA; ACA; ACTT; Screenwise and others. During the agency's operation we have secured acting work for clients in many television productions, feature films and TVCs (see below). 

VISION

Our vision is to create and develop an agency for professional actors that recognises their long-term effort and persistance in the pursuit of excellence through training, experience and commitment to their craft.

MISSION

Our mission is to ensure our clients have practical tools and strategies for accomplishing their career goals. We do this by promoting, encouraging, advising, and supporting their efforts to ensure they have the best possible chance to maximise their ability to gain employment in the sector and realise their potential as performing artists.

VALUES

  • We are passionate about acting and about what’s possible
  • We value working together as a team
  • We recognise and value long-term effort
  • We like to be positive
  • We aspire to high standards
  • We encourage our clients to dream big
  • We create opportunities
  • We are optimistic about the future
  • We value honesty, integrity and truthfulness
  • We are encouraging and supportive
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AGENCY DIRECTOR 

Mark Matthews - B.A. (Theatre); Dip. Ed. (Drama); M.A. (Directing); Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110); Certificate IV in Small Business Management

LinkedIn Profile: au.linkedin.com/in/markmatthews4

As a graduate of the University of Western Sydney with Bachelor of Arts (Theatre), Graduate Diploma of Education (Drama) and Master of Arts (Directing) degrees to his name, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge, dedication and passion for the arts to Sydney Creative Management.

Mark’s extensive experience in acting, directing, teaching and production roles, ranging from Artistic Director and Director through to General Manager, sees him bring a hands-on approach and deep understanding of actors to his role as SCM's Agency Director.

He has performed as an actor in many theatre productions, television shows and TV commercials. He has also directed over thirty theatre productions at venues such as the Stables Theatre; Pilgrim Theatre; King Street Theatre; Seymour Centre; Sidetrack Theatre; Parade Studio, NIDA; Figtree Theatre and others. In 2009 his production of This Mortal Coil toured to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival garnering several favourable reviews and one cast member a Commendation for Acting award from the Sunday Times.

His other notable roles include Artistic Director of the Pilgrim Theatre in Sydney from 1995-1998; Affiliate Director with the Sydney Theatre Company; and General Manager of Sydney Art Theatre in 1998; Co-Director of City Drama Studio Pty Ltd. from 1998-2001; Head of Drama and drama teacher at several Sydney private schools; Lecturer in Drama at Uxbridge College, London in 2002-2003; and Managing Director of Sydney Theatre School from 2005 to the present.

Mark’s reputation in the industry earned him a place on the panel of industry judges for the Most Outstanding Actor category, at the 2011 TV Week Logie Awards.

 

SCM CLIENT SUCCESS

Agency clients have secured professional or semi-professional acting roles (sourced by SCM) in the following theatre, film and television productions:

All Saints - Guest Roles x 3

Home and Away - Guest Roles x 3

The Rocky Horror Show - Lyric Theatre (Star City)

The Vertical Hour - Sydney Theatre Company

Scorched - Belvoir St Theatre

SBS - Promo

Youtube - TVC

KFC - TVC

Commbank - TVC

NRMA - TVC

Lamb - TVC

ANZ - TVC

AFTRS - Promo

Greater Union - TVC

1300 Flowers - TVC

Smiths - TVC

eBAY - TVC

Zociac Pools - Corporate Video

Yahoo - TVC

KFC - TVC x 3

Qantas - TVC

Holden - TVC

Babies Galore - TVC

Woolworths - TVC

Nicabate - Print Media

Biozet - TV Commercial (TVC)

The Athlete’s Foot - TVC X 3

Crime Investigations Australia - episodes x 3

Fox Symes Australia - TVC

City Rail - Corporate Video

The Rumour – Theatre

Carlton Draught "Flashbeer" - TVC

Shakespeare Under the Stars - Theatre

Pizza Hut - TVC

Westpac - Corporate Video

Panasonic - TVC

Gatorade - TVC

Hyundai - TVC

Fragments of Hong Kong - ABC Radio Drama

NSW Nurses Association - TVC

McDonalds - TVC

SBS - TV Promo

RTA - TVC

Hutchison 3 Mobile - TVC  

Cancer Council - TVC x 2

Career One - TVC

The Chaser - ABC TV Internet Promotion  

Wrigley's Extra - TVC

Hotels.com - TVC

Rabo Plus - TVC

ICE Drug Awareness - TVC

Big Brother 3 Mobile - TVC

Telstra - TVC

Bottlemart - TVC

Dept. of Health - TVC

Back to Before - Theatre in Education

Myhome.com - TVC X 3

Crash Investigations Australia

MLC - TVC

3 Mobile - TVC

Aeroguard - TVC

Project Highlander - TVC

Much Ado About Nothing - Sydney Shakespeare Festival

NineMSN - Internet Viral Campaign

Sniper - Newtown Theatre

NineMSN - Internet Viral Campaign

Fosters (UK) - TVC

Allianz - Corporate Video

Nokia - TVC

TAB - TVC

Foxtel - TVC

Evonik - TVC

Target - TVC

Capital One - TVC

BOC Corporate Film