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Brooks

We all run for different reasons. In this new piece for Brooks, Matthew tells three unique stories about why these folks get out and run. Their motivation is exceptional, but the simple act of running fires them up to do it day in and day out. Now we know what it means to be a…

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The Smartest Generation.

Back in February, Matthew along with Producer Craig Stevens, lit out into the vast mountain-scape of Western Montana to capture a new campaign for Montana State Fund.  MSF is Montana’s proprietary workers’ compensation fund and is celebrating 100 years of the workmen’s comp act.  Getting this act off the ground was no small feat considering…

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Mutual of Enumclaw

There’s something about a farmer. It’s his no nonsense, straight talking demeanor that catches you every time. He tells it like it is and you can trust that it’ll be nothing but honesty. We spent quite awhile casting real people for a series of short films for insurance company Mutual of Enumclaw. Our main story…

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Human Spirit

We ponder the origins of the human spirit and where it can take us in this new project Matt directed and shot for Digital Kitchen and their client VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia.  Over three days, Matt shot surgeries, physical therapy, radiology, neurology, neonatal ICU, bikes, bikes and more medical stuff in labs and…

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If Not For This

We took on the challenge of telling the visual story of the new book from acclaimed writer Pete Fromm. In our eyes, the book trailer gives a hint at what the book is about while not creating too much of a voice or picture of the story. We’d prefer the reader creates her own ideas…

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BTS – “Arrows”

Here’s a glimpse behind the scenes of the Fences “Arrows” shoot. We were in a top secret location in South Seattle for most of the shoot. The old warehouse, dirty and grimy from years of use for metal fabrication, was our home for about three weeks. Production Designer Adi Goodrich and Art Director John Lavin…

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Visit Seattle

What’s it like going on a road trip in your own town?  One word:  Amazing!  With over 40 locations and 12 days of shooting, we tackled Seattle, our town, with an eye to find new and unique ways to look at the Emerald City.  Partnering with Copacino+Fujikado and the gutsy folks at Visit Seattle, we…

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Premera combo

Every now and then, Matt gets asked to shoot for friends, folks he’s worked with for years.  This project for Premera was one of those.  Director Bobby Hougham and TheNewBLANK hit up Matt to shoot this campaign for Copacino+Fujikado back in the fall.  This was a combo deal since Matt would be shooting both the…

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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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Thief

I bet you didn’t know that crabs can be thieves.  They’re sneaky.  Lucky, this one was under our control in a 3D world.  I shot the piece for the good folks at Straightface.  We got lucky with the weather.  The script called for sunny, warm climes.  We had cold and rainy – typical Seattle, until…

Angus sets us straight on wearing a PFD and living to be salty.

Angus Iverson

Fishing boats, salty captains, The Wizard and the smell of salt air permeated a shoot we did recently for the Center for Disease Control and their safety arm NIOSH. This one we cast here in Seattle and shot around Fishermen’s Terminal and Pacific Fishermen Shipyard. This was fun and when your character gets to say…

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Some Place Close

Just finished this project up about the making of Tony Fulgham’s short film Box Walk.  The music is from Tony’s band Jackrabbit.  I was commissioned by the good folks over at Art Zone to tell the story. Chris White at Comrade Studios did the mix and Jeff Tillotson over at Lightpress finessed the final color.

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Windows 7 “College Life”

Collage life mixed up, cut up, blended, photographed and crafted into College Life. These spots were created by different teams of designers to encourage the unique sensibilities of each scenario. We extend the idea of sharing, creating and succeeding in school all with cloud based apps from Microsoft. Creative Director/Writer/Photographer: Matthew J. Clark Live Action…

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Dry Rain

On a blazing afternoon in a heartland of wheat stubble and clouds that bring no rain, a father and son strike out on a road trip. Stil has taken his ten year-old son, Joey, from his ex-wife’s, crossing the Montana border into Canada. He insists it’s a vacation, but Joey, listening to ransom calls, pushes…