I'm a cinematographer and a freelance photographer from Toronto, Ontario
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Every Time I Die sold out secret show in Toronto @ Tattoo Queen West.
Taken with RUBY Fisheye Lomography 35mm film camera on ILFORD xp2 200 B/W Film.

Full set: 


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My current equipment, hire me! 

My current equipment, hire me! 

In a spring mood from Burning Bear Films on Vimeo.

A small test-video I shot with my new Blackmagic Production Camera 4K.
Got a camera couple weeks ago but the weather didn’t let me go outside and play with it, so I waited until Toronto got it’s first sunny days and went out to take a few test shots.
Camera: BMPC 4K, shot in 4K
Lenses: Nikkon 28mm; Nikkon 55mm Macro; Nikkor 50mm; Nikkon 135mm; Nikkon 200mm (All lenses are vintage manual primes)
Edited with Adobe Premiere; Colored with DaVinci Resolve
Music: Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - In a Sentimental Mood

BUBL / App Promo / Winter from Burning Bear Films on Vimeo.

Cinematographer: Matvey Stavitsky
Editing/Colour: Boris Fieldman
Music: Dmitry Evgrafov
Special Thanks: Mitya Saltykov

Bubl is a series of unique educational apps, designed to develop your child’s creativity.
Bubl utilizes digital art methods coupled with gaming mechanics to develop children’s perception of links between color, sound and shape.
Download BUBL Draw, our first app: itunes.apple.com/us/app/bubl-draw/id719169017?ls=1&mt=8

Here’s a small timelapse video from Austria

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Some photos from my family vacation in Austria

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Matvey Stavitsky Cinematography Reel’13 from Burning Bear Films on Vimeo.

My cinematography reel from 2013
Cameras I’ve used:
Silicon Imaging SI-2K ; Canon 5D Mark ii; Canon C300; Blackmagic Cinema Camera 2,5K
Lenses I’ve used:
Nikkor O/S Series prime lenses (28mm;35mm;50mm;100mm;135mm)
Canon 17-40 f/4 L Series
ARRI Zeiss Master prime lenses (35mm;50m)
Music by: Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder

Aurganic - The Lost And The Found (ft. Scott Carruthers) from Burning Bear Films on Vimeo.

Music Video by Burning Bear Films
Director/Cinematographer: Matvey Stavitsky
Editing: Cody Marcotte
Colour: Boris Fieldman
Production Assistant: Kyle Carruthers

Music composed by Aurganic and Scott Carruthers.
Lyrics and Vocal: Scott Carruthers.
Drums: Steve Song
Recorded by Aurganic and Jeremy Darby
Mixed by Aurganic
Mastered by Roger Siebel at SAE Mastering, Phoenix, AZ, USA

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When you know the director is trying to collar you about a flare in the shot but you don’t want to fix it because it looks awesome.