Summary

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

Credits

6/19 – 8/19

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

Travel — Reality/Doc (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 (TV) — StreamByte TV Details
7/19 – 7/19

Live cam op for Big Rig truck race series

6/19 – 6/19

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

Science Channel — Reality/Doc (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

4/19 – 4/19

Camera Operator FloNationals 2019

FloWrestling — Live / Special Event (TV) — FloSports
4/19 – 4/19
2/19 – 2/19

Director of Photography – National Ability Center / Camp Onestep (Jokes 4 Miles )

YouTube — Commercial/Ad — Jokes 4 Miles Details
2/19 – 2/19

Docu/Follow piece promoting the National Ability Center's adaptive ski program and Camp Onestep's program in Park City, UT

10/18 – 12/18

First Assistant Camera (Sony FS7) Best Places to Pig Out (Season 1)

Travel — Reality/Doc (TV) — Sharp Entertainment Details
10/18 – 12/18

1st AC and B Camera Operator for Travel Channel reality series

10/18 – 11/18

Director of Photography (Sony A7SII) Camp Onestep - Woodside Ranch

YouTube — Corporate — Jokes 4 Miles Details
10/18 – 11/18

Week long documentary shoot on a dude ranch. Using A7SII with gimbal and cinema primes. 1x1 Astra panels and 1k arri fresnels for interview lighting.

Media

Recos

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Doug Thomas
AC/Camera Op
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, Supervising Prod
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...

Education

Class of '10

Bowling Green State University

Film Production

My Gear

  • Zoom H4n
  • Canon c-300
  • Canon 5D MKIII
  • Manfrotto Tripod
  • Shoulder Mount
  • Sony A6000
  • Tascam DR100
  • Blackmagic URSA
  • Full grip package
  • Rhode Onboard Shotgun Mic
  • Sachtler FSB tripod
  • Senhiezer G3 Wireless Lav Kits x3
  • Zoom F1
  • Zyhun Crane Stabilizer

Affiliations

  • MOFA

Skills

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