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 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
25' Flex dolly track
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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