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Music Video “Sickick – Mind Games” – Exciting Experimental Dynamic Lighting

In this guest post, Canadian cinematographer Matt Bendo shares his creative approach to working on music videos, using barn glass as lighting effect and explains why motel rooms are not ideal sets. Matt’s work was already featured on our site before. We caught up with him once again, to talk about how exciting experimental workflows can be. Check out our interview with Matt, in which he tells us everything we wanted to know about his most recent work on a music video. A little introduction to begin with? My name is Matt Bendo and I am a cinematographer based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In April 2018 as well as 2017, I won the CSC (Canadian Society of Cinematographers) Award in Branded Content for my commercials “Legacy” and “Storm”, respectively. In addition to working as a cinematographer, I am also a director. I work on a variety of productions such as shorts, documentaries, music videos, and commercials. Overall, I am a very passionate visual storyteller. Sickick – Mind Games Music Video Music videos are a great opportunity to experiment and take risks. I love music videos because you’re less bound by reality when compared to a narrative film. If you wish to have a person walking up the side of a wall – defying gravity – in a music video, you can do that. Everything can be justified by your personal interpretation of the music. In this above video, I had the lights of the apartment building burst into dynamic animations...

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Published By: Cinema5D - Wednesday, 11 July

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