CLIO Award winning director of photography Matt Siegel creates visual images for commercials, features, documentaries, branded content, and corporate communications.
His commercial clients include Google, Toyota, Ford, SONY, Audi, MasterCard, Microsoft, and Coca-Cola, with new campaigns filmed for Bayer, Honda, CVS, and Timberland. His commercial work has won international recognition, including ADDY, TELE, Cannes’ Golden Lion, and Cable ACE awards.
In addition to commercial production, Matt has extensive industry experience as a 2nd Unit DP and Camera Operator on episodic television, including the WB series Everwood, the CBS drama Joan of Arcadia, the Jerry Bruckheimer series Just Legal, and the CBS series The Mentalist. His work as a feature film camera operator on major motions pictures includes The Matrix: Reloaded, Master and Commander, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
In the realm of new media, Matt has created popular viral marketing campaigns for Hasbro’s Nerf and Reebok’s Zigtech. He enjoys collaborating with Google's Studio G and The Google X lab in Mountain View, CA., assisting in cutting edge R&D for products like Google Glass and the Google Driverless Car.
Matt balances his professional film career by conducting camera and lighting workshops around the world, demonstrating production techniques and new technology for ARRI, Black Magic Design, Canon, Panasonic, and SONY. As a founder and assistant arts professor, Matt lent his professional expertise to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts-Asia. His recent text An Introduction to Digital Cinematography was published by John Wiley & Son, Ltd.