Matt Phillips is a freelance colorist and finishing editor based in Chicago and operating across the nation. He has a diverse portfolio with nearly 20 years of post-production experience partnering with production companies, independent directors and DP's. Matt's work includes commercial ads, feature films, web videos and brand films. His clients range from independent businesses to established brands such as Mercedes Benz, Allstate and Amazon. Let's collaborate together and let color bring your story to life.
Matt Phillips is a professional colorist in Chicago collaborating with artists, photographers and directors nationwide. He has worked as a professional colorist and finishing editor since 2000. Punctuality and deadline oriented, Matt understands what it takes to deliver projects on time from start to finish.
As a color grading specialist Matt gives the finished video a ‘look' that helps move the story. Matt Phillips follows a creative and unique process working with his clients to enhance the visual tone of the piece. He currently works in DaVinci Resolve and believes his passion for photography has helped shape his career.
He began his post production career over 15 years ago and now his work can be seen all over the world. A seasoned post-production professional, Matt believes in continuing education and advancing his skills. His most recent training has been several master classes with the International Colorist Academy.
"Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he? Remember, George: no man is a failure who has friends."
"If you constantly keep your eye on the profit, your going to skimp on the product. But if you focus on making really great products, then the profits will follow."
"My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here."