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6 Videos (29m)
    • Introduction

      3:27
    • Shooting: Experimental In-Camera Effects

      6:53
    • Editing: Painting the Picture

      11:19
    • Staying Inspired

      4:14
    • Sample Project: "I See You"

      1:06
    • Conclusion

      1:41

About This Class

Join celebrated cinematographer/editor and 16-time Vimeo Staff Pick winner Matty Brown for a fun class on low-budget filmmaking tricks that can help you achieve an emotive, indie-inspired look.

You'll learn Matty’s experimental in-camera effects that you can achieve with any device — including one that involves a Ziploc bag. Plus, peek inside his creative editing workflow to bring all the pieces together.

Whether you’re making a travel video, short film, documentary, music video or personal art piece, Matty’s DIY approach will inspire you to think outside of the technical settings and shoot with heart. Anyone can participate, even if your camera is your iPhone.

Follow along with Matty on a walk around New York City, and see what imagery he captures along the way!

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Amazing class and really inspirational guy! To me, the videos are not only about filmmaking but art in general. It was intriguing to see what Matty was creating but also to listen to his "flow". If you are remotely interested in art, even if you do not intend to snap a single picture or video, watch this class!
I loved it and I'm not even interested in filmography!
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Matty Brown

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My name's Matty Brown, and I love visual storytelling. I am a freelance director, cinematographer, and editor. Making emotional and imaginative pieces, whether it is films/docs, music videos, commercials, or museum installations, and bringing them to life in the most beautiful and ambitious way possible is my biggest passion in life.

Hire me :)
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