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WATCH: INTERVIEW: FTN interviews K-9 creator Mat Irvine

January 21st, 2013 by Irwin Fletcher Comments

I recently caught up with visual effects genius Mat Irvine at Lisburn library when he did a talk on his life with K9 which he still owns.

It’s been twenty years since I met Mat back at a Doctor Who convention in the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool and he hasn’t changed one bit. Starting off on the Jon Pertwee story Curse of Peladon, an alien filled extravaganza that predated the Mos Eisley cantina scene in Star Wars, Mat went on to work on sci-fi classic Blake’s 7 amongst others.

A man of many words and generous to a fault, we present the man behind K9 , mister Mat Irvine.

Also, here is FTN contributor Saxon’s interview with Mat where they talk about his career, especially one of Saxon’s passions, Robot Wars

I'm an LA journalist who really lives for his profession. I have also published work as Jane Doe in various mags and newspapers across the globe. I normally write articles that can cause trouble but now I write for FTN because Nerds are never angry, so I feel safe.