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CMC “In This Life”

The simplicity of throwing rocks, swimming in the lake or just playing in the water is the perfect backdrop to the more serious tone of lessons learned in life. We shot these spots on the shores of Holland Lake and in Missoula, Montana. Director/DP: Matthew J. Clark Lead Designer:  Caleb Van Winkle Editor:  Duncan Sharp…

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True Blood “Main Titles”

This one speaks for itself. Working with the crew at DK was a dream. Directing and shooting this one was a load of fun. Having an Emmy nomination is nice too. Creative Directors: Matt Mulder, Rama Allen Live Action Direction: Matthew J. Clark, Rama Allen, Morgan Henry, Matthew Mulder, Tevor Fife Designers: Rama Allen, Shawn Fedorchuck, Ryan Gagnier,…

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Xbox 360 “No Strangers”

What better way to hook up with people at a party but start singing with them?!   I dare you to give it a go.  Fun even if you’re off pitch.  This short film launched the Lips franchise, a karaoke style game on Xbox 360. Director:  Matthew J. Clark DP:  Doug Hostetter Editor:  Duncan Sharp Color…

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After All This

Helen’s life is coming to an untimely end, thanks to cancer. She and her husband face hard decisions about what to do next.  I was invited to make this film by the Seattle International Film Festival as apart of their 2011 Fly Filmmaking Challenge.  Written in less than a week, with writer Pete Fromm, and…

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Montana State Fund “Work Hard”

Scratching out a living in Montana isn’t easy. We captured that hard life through a cross section of real people working in the woods, ranches, hospitals and offices of the Big Sky State. Director/DP: Matthew J. Clark Producer:  Chris Borden Editor:  Reeve Bailey Color Correction:  Jeff Tillotson Agency:  Partners Creative Agency Writer: Sean Benton Agency…

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The Makers “Matter of Degrees”

Full on rock ‘n roll from Seattle glam rockers, The Makers. We shot on Super35 and Super8, oh and some Super16 too. All the same stock, just different formats. They cut together surprisingly well to create a sense of evolution. Director: Matthew J. Clark DP: Doug Hostetter Design and Animation: Bobby Hougham/ The New Blank…