Matt Okine

Perth Festival’s 2020 Literature and Ideas program launches with a new curator and a minor revamp

January 18, 2020

Sisonke Msimang, the new curator for Perth Festival’s Literature and Ideas festival, delivered her full program for the late February event on Thursday night to an enthusiastic crowd at the Octagon Theatre. Her program, designed around the concepts of ‘Land, Money, Power, and Sex’ has been curated with a goal of inviting a new intake […]

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Aquarius Films acquires movie rights to Matt Okine’s Being Black ‘N Chicken & Chips

November 25, 2019

In partnership with Wooden Horse, award winning production company Aquarius Films has optioned Matt Okine‘s Being Black ‘N Chicken & Chips. Aquarius Films have lent their expertise to the Academy Award nominated Lion, upcoming Tim Winton adaptation, Dirt Music, and Stan comedy series The Other Guy, alongside Okine and Wooden Horse. Okine’s debut novel draws on the […]

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Ricochet Ball introduces mixed netball to the music industry to raise money for charity

May 23, 2018

KLP and Anna Fitzgerald have put the call out for musicians, media, record labels, touring agencies and other music industry creatives to don a netball bib and get involved in the inaugural Ricochet BALL event! The mixed netball competition will be raising money for female-focused charities, while also proving just who has what it takes out on the court. […]

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Interview: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer open up on The Other Guy and onscreen diversity

August 16, 2017

The Other Guy is a new series that looks at life ten years after the ‘happily ever after’ we usually see portrayed in rom-coms. It examines the complexities and awkwardness of returning to the dating scene, of having to find new watering holes, avoiding the people who make you feel awful and generally just trying […]

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See the first trailer for new Stan original comedy series The Other Guy

July 13, 2017

A brand new Stan original comedy series is set to hit the streaming next month, both starring and created by former Triple J Breakfast host and all round cool guy Matt Okine. The Other Guy follows successful radio host, AJ Amon, finds himself unexpectedly back in the dating pool for the first time in a […]

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MICF Review: Matt Okine: We Made You (Performances until April 2nd)

April 2, 2017

Triple J Breakfast just isn’t the same without the dream team Matt and Alex. I really miss listening to their friendly banter and views on certain issues that overwhelm our society, so it was a no-brainer to head along to Matt Okine‘s one-man show and have a good ol’ catch up. Okine’s style of comedy is really […]

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Comedy Review: Matt Okine – Supper Room, Melbourne Town Hall

March 31, 2016

Boy, was it nice to put a 3D human being to the voice that is Matt Okine. Over the years we have become so fond of his vocal prowess and Instagram snaps, but seeing the boy wonder himself in the flesh, staring us right in the face, was an absolute delight. Having spoken to Okine […]

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Matt Okine talks about his upcoming National Comedy Festival Tour and that ARIA Speech.

February 1, 2016

For all you avid triple j Breakfast listeners you’re already very familiar with Matt Okine and the antics he brings. Well, now is your chance to not only hear him but to see him as well, as he embarks on a national comedy festival tour. The music-loving comedian talked about some very serious topics and […]

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Tina Arena stands out at the ARIAs as Tame Impala and Courtney Barnett sweep the awards for 2015!

November 27, 2015

The ARIA Awards went down at the Star Event Centre in Sydney last night, with the movers and shakers of the industry got dolled up and hopped an Uber Black to the venue, whereupon they braved 38 degree heat and attempted not to melt into the red carpet. As predicted, the night belonged to Tame […]

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Sydney Comedy Fest is coming to The Comedy Channel

June 16, 2015

Did you miss out on grabbing tickets to this year’s hilarious 11th Annual Sydney Comedy Festival? Well no need to worry, you can catch up with all the laughs whilst chilling in the best seat in the house (your own lounge) on The Comedy Channel, when they air the four part series The Best of […]

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