Videography
Capabilities

  • Specializing in Corporate, Music, and Documentary Video.
  • Matt has been providing professional photography services for 35+ years!
  • Award winning video productions… 22+ years in business!
  • 4K Aerial Video & High Rez Aerial Photography are now available!

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Hello Video Producers!
Thanks for your interest. I have been running video production companies for the past 22 years and have extensive hands-on experience in many key areas of video production. Below is a list of job titles for which I am interested in freelancing; the equipment that I currently own (I will try to keep this list updated as I move new equipment in); and software that I use daily. In addition to having experience with a wide variety of video production and photography projects, I also have aerial video/photo equipment and experience.

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

Professional Experience as:
Director
Assistant Director
Producer
Director of Photography
Drone Pilot
Assistant Director of Photography
Editor (Final Cut Pro)
Teleprompter Operator

Proficient experience as:
Gaffer
Audio
Editor (Adobe Premier Pro)

VIDEO CAMERAS

Cameras I own:
Panasonic DVX-200
DJI Phantom 4 Pro 4K Drone
DJI Phantom-4 4K Drone
Canon 5D Mark III
Canon 5D Mark II
DJI OSMO+ 4k Gimbal Camera
Canon G16 with Canon Waterproof housing (can go 40’ under water)
GoPro Hero 3 and full accessory kit.

Lenses for Canon Cameras:
Canon 100 Macro L-Series
Canon 17-40 L-series
Canon 70-200 L-Series 2.8
Canon 2x L-Series Lens Extender

Other Camera info:
I have a massive amount of accessories for each of my camera packages including on-camera LED lighting, 7” SmallHD monitors, Carbon Fiber Matte Box, Neutral Density & Circular Polarizing filters, HDMI Splitter, extra memory cards, and much much more.

CAMERA SUPPORT

Jib & Dolly:
— Kessler Pocket Jib with 80lbs counterbalance weights (accepts 75mm or 100mm ball heads for camera mounting. Supports 20lb camera at full 5' extension, 40lb camera at 3' extension).
— iKan Carbon Fiber Portable Jib.
— Kessler dolly track wheel set for K-Pod
— Kessler 25' Flex dolly track
— Kessler Universal dolly track set (fits most tripods to the dolly track)

Tripod & Head:
— Kessler Hercules 2.0 Head (100mm Ball, 150lbs load)
— Manfrotto 509 Head (100mm Ball, 29lbs load)
— Manfrotto 504 head (75mm Ball, 16lbs load)
— Benro Hi-Hat Tripod (3” to 11”, 200 lbs load)
— Kessler K-pod Tripod (43" to 70" height, 500 lbs load) with 6" wheels
— Manfrotto 536 Carbon Fiber Tripod (11" to 80" height, 55lbs load)
— 2 Carbon Fiber Monopods with feet

Slider:
— Kessler 36"' Cineslider with outrigger feet (80 lbs load)
— Kessler “Second Shooter” motorized three-axis control for Cineslider.
— Giottos large ball head (for use on Cineslider)
— High hat with 100mm or 75mm ball head adapter to use pro heads on Cineslider
— Konova 36" motorized slider for motion time-lapse

Camera Rig:
— Lanparte cage with carbon fiber rods ("Bull-Dog" shoulder or tripod mounted)
Matte Box with three rotateable filter holders
— Lanparte Follow Focus with two whips and speed crank (zero backlash)

LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

AC Lights:
— Two 1000 watt dimmable FloLight fluorescent fixtures with barn doors (Daylight balanced)
— Two 1000 watt 1’ bi-color LED fixtures (1000 bulbs ea)
— One 500w Half-height bi-color LED fixture (512 bulbs)
— One 1000 watt/2000 watt Softlight with grid
— One Lowell DP light (250 watt/500 watt) with accessories
— Two Lowell Pro-Lights with accessories
— Three 250 Watt screw-type fluorescent bulbs with stand mounted fixture. (Daylight Balanced)

Portable Battery Lights
— Two 512 Bulb dimmable LED light for studio and location.
— Four 256 bulb dimmable LED lights for studio and location.
— One 64-bulb dimmable LED light (on camera or for small areas)
— Four 128-bulb dimmable LED light (on camera or for small areas)

Other:
— Extensive collection of flag kits, 8’ Butterfly with frame, reflectors, light stands, reflector holders, gels, and soft boxes.

AUDIO EQUIPMENT

Digital Audio Recorders:
ZOOM F8 8-track DAR
ZOOM H6 six track DAR
ZOOM H4n four track DAR
Tascam DR-70 four track DAR.
Tascam DR-60D four track DAR.

Microphones:
Sennheiser ME66 Shotgun capsule (with wind protection)
Sennheiser ME6 Short Shotgun Capsule (with wind protection)
Three TRAM lapel mics (black)
Audio Technica stage microphone (XLR)

Wireless Audio:
Sennheiser EW100 Wireless transmitters and receivers (Two sets).
Sennheiser EW100 XLR Microphone transmitters

OTHER EQUIPMENT

Teleprompter
We have a 12" Teleprompter made by ikan with custom software. Smooth and silky playback to run the script at the talents pace.

Grip

Large array of C-Stands, heavy-duty tripod stands, background light stands, microphone stands and booms


Other:
We literally have a van full of accessories for video production. This ranges from suction mounts for lights to a 5’ x 7’ soft box for LED lights.

SOFTWARE

Professional level experience with:
Final Cut Pro X (Video Editing)
Apple Motion (Graphics and 3D Animation)
Logic Pro X (Audio)
Frameforge Pre-Viz Studio (Storyboard)
Compressor (Prep for WWW)
Sorenson Squeeze (Prep for WWW)
Adobe Photoshop (Image Manipulation)
Adobe Illustrator (Graphics and Logos)
CrazyTalk Pro (Character Animation)

Proficient with:
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Premier Pro
Adobe Media Encoder
Adobe OnLocation

I also own dozens of smaller utility applications for video production, as well as literally hundreds of effect plug-ins for FCP and After Effects.

Matthew Abourezk is a proud member of the following professional and community organizations:

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