WELCOME TO MY 2020 PORTFOLIO

I am a creative director, cinematographer, and video marketing specialist with over thirteen years of experience in the video production and digital marketing industries. My main objective in any role I occupy is to maximize the value I bring to the mission of the company. Over the years I have identified five significant ways I bring value:


• The work ethic to do whatever it takes to get the job done on time and on budget

• The ability to complete projects efficiently while exceeding expectations

• The skills to effectively communicate both within the company and with clients

• The willingness to take on new responsibilities and quickly learn new skills

• The interpersonal skills to build meaningful, professional relationships


If you are looking for a dedicated individual with no ego and over a decade of real-world experience in the industry, with the ability to create world-class content on a budget, please give me a call. Thank you for your consideration.

SKILLS & WORK EXPERIENCE

MY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

CINEMATIC PRODUCTION

I specialize in engaging audiences through creative and gripping storytelling using cinematic video, lighting, audio, music, and pace to inspire emotion and action in documentary-style production, television commercials, social media video content, and promotional/corporate-style videos.

MOTION GRAPHICS

I specialize in enhancing video quality & engagement using professionally-animated motion graphics such as info-graphics, explainer videos, educational visualizations, logo animations & kinetic typography.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY

I specialize in portrait and studio photography including directing talent, lighting, capture, and editing to produce professional grade portraits in print and web advertisement, social media, corporate, and promotional applications.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERTISE LEVEL

OF SOFTWARE & HARDWARE

ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD

PHOTOSHOP90%
PREMIERE90%
ILLUSTRATOR60%
AFTER EFFECTS70%
INDESIGN60%
AUDITION80%

MICROSOFT OFFICE 365

WORD95%
EXCEL80%
POWERPOINT80%

WEB APPLICATIONS

WORDPRESS80%
ASANA TASK MANAGER90%
HOOTSUITE90%
TRELLO TASK MANAGER80%
DROPBOX FILE SHARING90%
SLACK MESSENGER90%

HARDWARE EQUIPMENT

SONY ALPHA SERIES CAMERAS90%
BLACK MAGIC CAMERAS90%
CANON EOS CINEMA80%
STUDIO LIGHTING90%
SENNHEISER MICROPHONES100%
SYRP GENIE SLIDERS90%
CHROMA KEY PRODUCTION90%
ZOOM FIELD RECORDERS90%

TESTIMONIALS

FROM CLIENTS AND COLLEAGUES

“I had the opportunity to voice a documentary produced by Matt. Working with him was a pleasure. I appreciated his depth of talent, his professional approach, and his skills as a director and editor."

KENT BATES

LEAD ANCHOR, WFMY TV

“I enjoyed working with Matt on several video projects as his writer and associate producer. His professionalism combines with his keen and creative artistic sense to produce beautiful results.”

DAVID RODEBACK

WRITER, CMTO AT RUFF TUFF PRODUCTIONS

“Matt is one of the most dedicated filmmakers I have come across. He is responsible, attentive to detail and he cares about crafting the best story with the power of collaboration. I give Matt my full endorsement."

TYLER FARR

VIDEO PRODUCER AT ICON FITNESS

“Matt is not only fun to work with, he is also creative and dedicated. He has helped us meet critical deadlines and has always exceeded expectations with his video content. We know we are in good hands whenever Matt is involved on a project.”

KYLE MOON

PROJECT MANAGER, LECTICON

"Matt has a go-getter attitude, and if he doesn't know how to do something he will take it upon himself to learn. He is very friendly and can work well with clients. Matt has a positive outlook and he is easy to work with, something that can be hard to find in this business.”

KJ LAMBIEN

CREATIVE SERVICES DIRECTOR, KETK NBC

“Matt is a true professional with amazing talent in both video production and graphic design. He offers his expertise but listens to input as well.  I am thrilled with the promotional videos and graphic design work he has done for me. It is truly first class work.”

RYAN SCHOOLEY

FOUNDER, CHUBBY'S BURGERS

"The videos Matt produced for us helped our clients a lot! Before he came along we struggled getting the results we were looking for. Since working with Matt we have been able to take on more business and significantly increase our revenue.”

BRENT NIELSEN

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, ZOOSEO

"Matt is an executional mastermind with creative projects. I had the opportunity to work closely with him at Musicians Toolkit where he served as our Production Director. His patience, insane work ethic and phenomenal candor made him a dream to work with. His unique blend of open-ness, focus, servant driven leadership and outstanding creative expertise in video and story gave us the edge we so drastically needed at that stage of the our companies life. I couldn’t recommend someone higher."

STEPHEN HENDERSON

COLLEAGUE AT MUSICIAN'S TOOLKIT

"Matt is a passionate team player who is organized, honest, and efficient. He works hard to make sure projects run smoothly and is quick on his feet with new solutions when things don't go according to plan. I frequently relied on Matt's expertise and guidance to make sure our team operated as efficiently and professionally as possible. Matt is a joy to work with!"

MICHAEL STANLEY

COLLEAGUE AT MUSICIAN'S TOOLKIT

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