Matthew O'Halloran

Matthew O'Halloran

Program Completed at the CFC

The Slaight Music Residency (Songwriter)

Completion Year


Current Information


Matthew O’Halloran is a Canadian musician currently living in Toronto. His musical career is split between studio albums, collaborations, live performance, composing and songwriting for film.

In 2010, Matthew co-founded his most recent project, indie-rock group The Corner. The band just celebrated their first release entitled “Note To An Escapist”' and recently returned from their second European tour. Their debut album is available digitally worldwide with the Canadian release set for fall 2014.

During his time at the CFC, Matthew had the opportunity to write a song for the television show The Listener which he performed with his wife Leah. Matthew is credited in two films that premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, including Slater Jewel-Kemker's STILL and Rob Grant's WHAT DOESN'T KILL YOU.  "0" height="381" width="100%">

The music Showcases are produced cinematic works based on an original score or song created by our 2013 Slaight Music Residents. Filmed in a single day, the Showcase pieces celebrate the distinct talent of our songwriters and composers and illustrate how music brings life to the moving image.