Connor J. Matthews is an acclaimed Producer of both live action and animated projects. Through his company, Batavia Productions, he produces independent feature films, animated series’, and shorts. Connor’s work is often driven by a desire to shed light on important social and environmental issues, aiming to make a positive impact on the world.

Connor is currently producing a HETV series titled ‘The Orchard’, which was adapted from a short film initially screened at Big Syn International Film Festival in 2023. Both the series and film highlight the catastrophic impact human beings have made on the environment and is ultimately a call to action, urging viewers to take steps towards sustainability and environmental protection.

In 2022, his film titled ‘Bus Driver’ was given a Special Mention at Big Syn, for in the category of ‘Marginalised UK’, and highlighted the pre-conceived notions surrounding prejudice in the UK. The film aimed to challenge societal biases and promote understanding and acceptance among diverse communities.

Projects that promote the betterment of the world have frequently been at the forefront of Batavia Productions’ slate, with an aim to provide a platform for individuals and initiatives that may otherwise go unheard. Connor’s work not only entertains but also educates and inspires, using the powerful medium of film to raise awareness and drive positive change.