2010 BA in Film Production at BGSU -- Freelance Cam Op and AC -- Former Photojournalist at NBC4 Columbus -- Former Prep Tech at Stray Angel Films in Santa Monica, CA Experience in reality and doc/follow with Disney, HGTV, SyFy, Travel Channel and FYI


2/20 – 3/20

Director of Photography (DP) (Black Magic) Sufferfest -Sufferstories

YouTube — Advertising — Wilder Mind Co. Details
2/20 – 3/20

Director of Photography for Mini-Doc style commercial for Sufferfest Beer, a branch of Sierra Nevada Brewing. Shot on Black Magic cameras and EasyRig systems in the mountains of Golden, Colorado.

8/19 – 10/19

Producer/Shooter Disney's Animal Kingdom - Animation Experience Stories

Disney+ — Corporate — Franklin House Media Details
8/19 – 10/19

Producer/Shooter for educational wildlife video series to be screened in Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park.

8/19 – 9/19

Director of Photography (DP) (Sony FS7 Mkii) Brand Your Own Brilliance

VITALIFE — Advertising — Franklin House Media Details
8/19 – 9/19

DoP for national weight loss program web promo.

6/19 – 8/19

Camera Operator (Sony FS7) World's Most Terrifying Places

Travel — TV — Sharp Entertainment Details
6/19 – 8/19

Camera Op - FS7

7/19 – 7/19

Camera Operator Bandit Big Rig Series

Bandit TV Livestream — Live/Special Event — StreamByte TV Details
7/19 – 7/19

Live cam op for Big Rig truck race series

7/19 – 7/19

Producer/Shooter Brookside Labs Tour

In House — Corporate — Franklin House Media Details
7/19 – 7/19

Produced, shot and edited a lab tour video for international soil testing laboratory in Ohio.

6/19 – 6/19

Camera Operator (Sony FS7) Moon Landing: History or Hoax (Season 1)

Science Channel — TV — Big Fish Entertainment Details
6/19 – 6/19

Camera Op - FS7

10/17 – 6/19

Camera Operator (Sony FS700) Delta Ground Services Training

In House — Corporate — Allen Film & Video LTD Details
10/17 – 6/19

Camera Op. Training video for DGS ground crew on airport tarmac at Spokane International in Spokane, WA


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Doug Thomas
Assistant Camera (AC)
MJ was awesome to work with, he was super friendly and helpful on set. Hopefully I'll get to work with him again in the future. ...MORE...
Margie Friedman
Field Director
We used Matt to shoot some additional b-roll for us on his own and he did an excellent job. We hope to use him again in the near future. ...MORE...


Class of '10

Bowling Green State University

Film Production

My Gear

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Canon c-300
  • DJI Ronin-S
  • Manfrotto Tripod
  • DSLR Shoulder Rig
  • Sony a6000
  • Blackmagic URSA
  • Full grip package
  • Rhode Onboard Shotgun Mic
  • Sachtler FSB tripod
  • Senhiezer G3 Wireless Lav Kits x3
  • Zoom F1
  • Zoom H4n Digital Multitrack Recorder


  • Producing
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Camera Operator
  • Director of Photography
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • 1st AC
  • operator
  • Camera Repair
  • Proficient in Final Cut
  • Advanced Lens Camera and Support Equipment Maintenance
  • Wireless Lav Mic Repair
  • Multi Cam Cross