Matt Hopper

  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Instrument/Specialty: Electric Guitar, Music Recording, Music Production

Matt is the founder of the Melbourne-based content studio COMPULSIVE and a multi-skilled filmmaker/musician/sound designer. He is also a certified meditation teacher with a degree in Visual Art and Philosophy from Monash University. Matt's work has spanned big and small screens as a video director & videographer, producing numerous TV commercials and communication videos for multinational brands and boutique teams. His documentary work includes films on creative luminaries such as Karl Hyde from Underworld, John Cale from the Velvet Underground, Steve Kilbey from The Church, and filmmaker Peter Greenway. His musical career started in the late 1990s working at Sony Music and EMI before leaving to start COMPULSIVE in 2002. Some of the highlights include composing the music for a Discovery Channel documentary Love dot-com, scoring dozens of national advertising campaigns, writing the soundtrack to an international release promo film for Tourism Victoria, and founding/hosting the YouTube guitar channel Tone which has had over 1.1 million views. Matt has recently co-founded the Australian wellness app Wellful with the IT company CompNow. Matt writes & voices meditations and composes music for sleep, focus, and relaxation. His passion is work that improves the human condition. Wellful can be found on the Apple App Store and Google Play.