Archive for the ‘Video Production’ Category

PSA: Say No To Rap In Surf Vids

Seriously, I don’t care how much of a fan you are, it just doesn’t fit. I can’t describe how disheartening it is to see a new post for a new video from such and such A+ rider, only to be disappointed by a rap or hip-hop soundtrack. There is definitely a time and a place […]

Anatomy of an Edit

Here a little humorous edit my friend Steve Ziegler and I put together a few years back to teach our students a little about different shot framing, camera techniques, and editing. This was used to show what can be accomplished with just a little planning and a simple idea, rather than just randomly shooting and trying […]

Real Estate Color Grade

Did a grading project awhile back for a real estate client. The footage was shot as RAW DNG image sequences on a Canon 5D. My initial thought was, “Great! just import the sequences natively into DaVinci Resolve and do everything right there!” No matter what I tried, I still felt like something was off, I […]

Nica POV Surf Edit

Well, I finally got the GoPro out into some real surf. Spent a week down in Nicaragua and surfed various spots around the Popoyo area. All of this footage is from Popoyo reef. Another post will be coming soon with more trip details and some photos. Special thanks to Waves of Love for housing and feeding us […]

What Can Color Grading Do for You?

When you here the term “color correction” or “color grading”, what do you think of? Most people think of it as correcting a poorly colored shot from improper white balance (outside footage looking blue or inside footage looking yellow). But it’s much more than that. Color grading starts with correcting some of the imperfections of […]

MTV’s Cribs: Toddler Pads

So Addy received a Christmas/Birthday gift from Nana & Papa this week, a new playground set. So I thought it very fitting to introduce the new structure in an MTV Cribs style video. Enjoy! Addy's Crib from Andy Matthias on Vimeo.