Florida / Colorado / United States / Worldwide
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Matthew W Carman
Little Village Productions LLC.

  • OBJECTIVES
  • Actively seeking new opportunities. Interested in Sr. Video Producer / Director, Cinematography, or Field Producing positions. Additionally, open to other new career paths that will utilize my creative skills and high proficiency with production standards, equipment and national sales experience
  • CAREER OVERVIEW
  • Sr. Director / Sr. Field Producer / Cinematographer / Director of Photography
  • Twenty -seven years of broad-based experience that encompasses Directing, Field Producer, Editing, Cinematography. Managing high level television broadcast projects and creative services. Having worked with several national companies and businesses including: NBC Sports, Esquire TV, MSNBC, Weather Chanel, Outdoor Network, Tecomate Wildlife Systems, Bass Pro Shops, Hyatt Place, U.S. Marine, Sea doo, Tervis Tumbler, MSNBC, GMA, NFL, Food Network, Travel Channel and Land Rover Adventure Series.
  • EDUCATION
  • Graduated: 2004 - Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL
  • Major: Film, Associate of Science in Film
  • EMPLOYMENT
  • 2014-Present Canon USA, Inc. - Business Development /Strategic Sales Account Manager
  • Midwest account manager overseeing 13 states and 500+ accounts dealing with Higher Education, Houses of Worship, and Production Companies. Increased sales growth by 20% per year in a very demanding and changing market place. Led trainings on product and development usage.
  • 1999- 2017Little Village Productions  - Director / Field Producer /Cinematographer
  • A Production Company dealing with National TV Series and Commercial production as well as Industrial, Promotional, and Independent films. Director and producer in charge of budgets, crews, post-production and day-to-day operations of the company.
  • 2005- 2006 WUSF Television - University of South Florida Director of Photography / Cinematography
  • Oversaw all aspects of field and studio productions, Including talent, locations & gear.
  • 2004-2005 Southern Entertainment Television - Production Director / Editor
  • In charge of production for a multi-channel television network. Editing content for the 3 channels. Implemented data base and start of library for archive. Avid DS Editing systems.
  • 1997-2006 Blab TV -Director
  • In-charge of multi-camera Live TV shows and production of on locations shoots and commercial production. With over 70 shows on the schedule and airplay per month.
  • 1998-2000 New York Times, SNN 6 - Commercial Producer, Director, Avid Editor, Videographer, News Cameraman
  • Ran all aspects of pre-and post-production including, budgeting, booking, crews and talent, scouting locations, scheduling, managing shoots, editing and graphic production. Personally, developed more than 400 high quality TV commercials.
  • PERSONAL PROFILE- Eagle Scout
  • INTERESTS - Surfing, Snowboarding, Adventure, Soccer, Volleyball, Softball, Scuba Diving

Productions

FEATURES

NBC Sports (#1 rated National Tv series) Bucks of Tecomate, Tecomate Whitetail Nation- Field Producer/Cinematographer                 

The Agent- Cinematographer (Season 1)
​Live@35 Southwest Airlines (Colbie Caillat)  Cinematographer
Awaken - Director/Cinematographer

Pot Barons- Cinematographer (Season 1)
Prospectors- 2nd Camera (Season 2 & Season 3)                

NFL Rookie Camp- Cinematographer  

Ocean Lures Television- Director/Field Producer/Cinematographer                 

Ford Fishing Frontiers-Field Producer/Cinematographer                 

Stalker- Feature Film- Director of Photography (red)                 

Do-All-Outdoors (National TV)-Field Producer/Cinematographer                 

Hunting Ventures (National TV)-Field Producer/Cinematographer                 

Two Days in April (Documentary)-2nd Unit Cinematographer                 

Andrea the Butcher- Grip                 

Figment-Grip/Art Dept/2nd AC                 

Land Rover Adventure Series- Director/Cinematographer                 

Waketrix- Director of Photography (uncredited)                 

Repertoire- Director of Photography 16mm                 

Back and fourth-Director/Cinematography                 

A Nest somewhere-Director of Photography 35mm                 

Fang Me- Grip/electric                 

Parental Control- Production Coordinator                

Bass Pro shops-  Cinematography                 

Sun Hydraulics- Writer/Producer/Director                 

Xplores- Director/Cinematographer                 

Music Video:Starrow Drive-Electric/Grip 35mm                 

U.S. Marine (brunswick marine)-Grip/Boat driver                 

Lexus-HD camera/Tech                 

Collier County Visitors Bureau/Tourism Commercials/Production Coordinator        Bealls- Print Ad-2nd Camera/Grip                 

Amscott- Production/Script Supervisor                 

Getty Images-Gaffer                 

Hyatt Place- Director/Director of Photography                 

Tervis Tumbler-Production Coordinator/Talent Coordinator                 

John Deere- Production Coordinator                 

Subway-PA                

CBS,ABC,NBC Sports,Travel Channel,Weather Channel,Food Network,HBO                More than 600 commercials to date.