Matt Waxman - Videographer
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
University: California Lutheran University
Major: Communications - Film & TV Production

Matt Waxman - Videographer

Creative, dependable, experienced production assistant & videographer seeking entry-level opportunity in film, video or television.

Videographer & Editor Experience

Videographer, November 2018 - June 2019
Hi5 Studios, Santa Clarita, CA
• Shot extensive episode footage for YouTube channels (REKT & Battle Universe) generating millions of monthly views

Digital Videographer & Editor (Part-Time), May 2018 - November 2018
Derma E Skin Care Products, Simi Valley, CA
• Developed impactful, on-brand product videos, from concept to completion. Contributed creatively during brainstorm sessions
• Shot high-quality b-roll footage and interviews; edited and produced engaging content repurposed for social media

Assistant Videographer and Photographer (Part-Time), 2016 - 2017
California Lutheran University Marketing Department, Thousand Oaks, CA
• Shot photography/video footage and edited for promotion on the Cal Lutheran website, social media channels and campaigns

Editor (Internship, Part-Time), 2015
“Castaway with Purpose” documentary, Thousand Oaks, CA
• Reviewed raw footage and edited to create compelling story segments

Production Assistant Experience

Production Assistant (Freelance), June 2018 - September 2018 & June 2019 - Present
Blue Reef Productions; It’s a Laugh Productions (Disney) and others, Los Angeles, CA
• Provide office administrative and on-set support for a variety of tv production projects as assigned by Assistant Producer and other production staff. Handle logistics, catering, running errands as well as transporting crew, talent and equipment

Production Assistant, November 2018 - June 2019
Hi5 Studios, Santa Clarita, CA
• Delivered consistent production support for YouTube multi-channel network with over 100 million views monthly
• Relied on by Creative Director, Art Director, Producer and on-screen talent for a wide range of on-set duties
• Handled numerous studio administrative tasks and errands to ensure smooth and efficient operations

Production Assistant (Internship, Part-Time), 2016 - 2017
ReKon Productions, Culver City, CA
• Provided quality studio client service and production office support including call sheets and equipment rentals
• Handled script coverage and research activities (location, fees, costumes, props, crew) to keep projects running on time
• Pitched and created Instagram video series (from concept and script, to production and acting) to help grow studio awareness
• On set PA credits: “The Planet” short, “Parking in LA” commercial, “Karate” Dominique Unique music video

Technical Skills

• Proficient in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro & iMovie software; working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, After Effects
• Knowledge in operating a wide variety of DSLRs, HD ‘Blackmagic’ cameras, mounts (shoulder, tripod) and gimbals
• Experience in coordinating and lighting shoots
• Ability to write, edit and analyze scenes/treatments/scripts

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Emphasis in Film & Television Production, May 2018
California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

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