Matt Phillips is a freelance colorist and 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 is a post production professional collaborating with artists, directors and production companies nationwide. He has worked as a colorist and editor since 2000 and has a strong background in file formats and delivery specs. He currently uses DaVinci Resolve and the Adobe Creative Suite to craft stories for his clients.
As a professional colorist, 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 believes that his passion for photography and everything image critical has helped shape his career as a colorist.
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. Punctuality and deadline oriented, Matt understands what it takes to deliver projects on time from start to finish.
"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."