I’m currently in the process of submitting my latest narrative film “Last One Screaming” to film festivals, which unfortunately means it won’t be available online for a little while. For now you can get a tiny taste of the film with the first teaser trailer…
After surviving a horrific weekend at a remote cabin in the woods where all of her friends were brutally murdered, Ashley finds herself in handcuffs. Her story is extraordinary, and the cops who brought her in for questioning don’t believe a word of it. The FBI sends in a psychologist, Dr. Warren to determine whether Ashley is completely crazy, or if there’s more to her story.
Director: Matt Devino
Producer: Chris Laughter
Producer: Nicole Castillo
Production Coordinator: Jana Devino
Director of Photography: Darrin P. Nim
1st AD: Taylor Shofner
Key PA: Amanda Rian Clark
Camera Operator: Jeremie Brillant
Camera Operator: Luigi Ventura
1st AC: William Walsh
1st AC: Ivan Acero
Gaffer: JR Krauss
Swing G/E: Aaron Granillo
Sound Mixer: Brian Curley
HMU: Caitlyn Wronski
A collection of images from my favorite projects that I directed over the past couple of years.
Branded Content – Commercials – Short Films.
World Surf League
All State Motorcycle
Venice Originals x Ampal Creative
Red Bull hired producer Chad White and me to create a series of videos exploring a variety of athlete’s relationship with Red Bull and using it as a performance supplement, and the perceptions of the brand and its uses form their fans and social media audience. I was the director, DP, and editor on this project.
I worked with British Airways and their agency MoFIlm to create a series of documentary style branded content films with the goal of driving people to visit Los Angeles via British Airways. I worked with five unique people to get their take on what makes LA a great city, They each gave us a tour of their favorite places to play, eat, shop, and explore that a traveler might not know about on their own. For these films I filled the role of Director, DP, and Editor.
Most fans know WSL Championship Tour surfer Courtney Conlogue for her warrior-like approach. But the Californian, who was runner-up to the World Title in 2016, also has an artistic side and a lifelong wanderlust that has led her to countless destinations worldwide. More recently, however, she followed her passion for surf, art and adventure to Havana, Cuba, where she immersed herself in the culture and chased some waves — more like wavelets, to be accurate — for laughs, learning and an unparalleled experience. Sea Change is the product of her trip, in partnership with Billabong Women’s. It’s a visual travelogue soaked in sunshine, laden with music and splashed with local surf and smiles. It’s a virtual passport to a place that, despite loosening borders, is still terra incognita for even the most intrepid of travelers. Until now.
TRIUMPH IN THE DESERT is a short documentary film focusing on the crew at BA Moto, and their passion for restoring British motorcycles from the 60’s and retrofitting them into race machines capable of taking on the brutal sport of desert racing. Follow along as they restore two 1969 Triumphs, then race them for the first time, in a story about taking the hard route to achieve something greater.
Starring: Nate Hudson, Viet Nguyen, Tamara Raye, John Crain
Director: Matt Devino
Producer: David Barnblatt
Executive Producer: Pam Tarr
Director of Photography: JR Kraus
Editor: Matt Devino
Original Score: Kenny Gray
B-Camera: Matt Devino
1st AC: Symon Mink
Colorist/DIT: Bryce Marraro
Set Designer: Paul Dove
Shot on the Arri Alexa Mini and Red Scarlet-W, with Rokinon Cine-DS Primes, Canon L series zooms, and the DJI Ronin and Phantom 3.
We’re launching a new YoutTube series called Handsome Police. It centers around Detectives Stacey Valentine and Johnny Babe, and their quest to fight crime while looking as good as possible. It’s a riff on the 70’s buddy cop show, but set in present day Los Angeles. Enjoy Episode 1!