Matt Young

Matt Young


Toronto, Canada

Member Since:
February 2012
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About Matt

A video editor with over 10 years of experience, who thrives on a little pressure and never backs down from a tough artistic challenge. I live for the fundamental and timeless principles of story telling through moving images, while simultaneously maintaining a fluency in Art, media and its various forms, both traditional and new.

• Possess a combination of creative & technical skills with hands on abilities in all aspects of post production (Writing, Producing, Camera Operation, Directing, Editing)
• Can manage multiple projects at once, while maintaining a high quality product and meeting tight deadlines
• Has a reputation for quick thinking, being calm under pressure, flexibility and a strong visual sense
• Completes edits with little direction, building rapport & trust working in a group or unsupervised
• Possesses a strong desire to learn and keep skills up-to-date in a fast-evolving industry

Avid Media Composer / Newscutter / Interplay, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, Linear tape-to-tape systems, Colour Correction, CRTC Broadcast Standards

Related Skills:
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Audition, Pro Tools, Adobe Media Encoder, Motion Graphics, Audio Mixing, Illustration (Drawing and painting)

Other Skills:
HTML / Web Design, Adobe Dreamweaver, iWork (Pages, Numbers), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), DVD Studio Pro

Camera / Media Formats:
SLR Canon 60D, HD Cam, XDCAM, Mini DV, DV / DVC Pro, Beta CAM, XDCAM, Hi-8, MPEG, H.264, QuickTime, Avid DNxHD

Mac OS, Windows




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