Matthew Perez

Location New York

Steadicam Operator

Videographer Cinematographer Camera Operator
5 Projects

Work History

Steadicam/Camera Operator
NEP Group, Inc.
Dec 2018 - Present
Greater New York City Area
Steadicam operator on First Take on ESPN. Pedestal camera for ESPN shows, Around the Horn and SportsCenter.
Freelance Camera Utility - Technician
ABC News
Nov 2017 - Present
Greater New York City Area
Working as a freelance cable utility for Steadicam for the live shows in the studio for Good Morning America.
Freelance Steadicam Operator
Oct 2012 - Present
New York Area
I am a freelance Steadicam Operator serving the New York City area. I work based out of Brooklyn, NY. Serving the TV, Film, and commercial markets. I own my own Steadicam gear which includes a Steadicam Archer 1 with a G-50x upgraded arm and front mount and a Walter Klassen vest capable of holding cameras packages up to 35lbs. I have flown a wide arrange of from Dslr's, VHS cameras, Sony cameras, RED cameras and ARRI cameras as well. More information about my work is available on my website. • Proficient in the usage of the RED digital cameras systems, ARRI Alexa, ARRI Amira, Alexa Mini, ARRI SR3, ARRI 416, ARRI STUDIO Cam, ARRI LT cam, Sony HDW F900, Sony HDC 1000, Canon DSLR's , PL Mount and Canon mount lenses. • Proficient setup and usage of the Steadicam. • Proficient usage with Bartech Wireless Follow Focus Device. • Knowledge and the ability to fix BNC cable. • Basic understanding of the Panasonic HVX200, ARRI 35-III, Panavision Gold. • Works well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Board of Education Videographer
New Paltz Central School District
Oct 2011 - Present
New Paltz, NY
• Setup and tear down of mics and camera for the meetings that are shot each month. • Task is to capture the meetings and to finalize DVD to be Broadcasted on the local public access channel
Freelance Camera Operator
Jan 2011 - Present
Teaching Artist
Spark Media Project
Feb 2016 - Aug 2016
Poughkeepsie, NY
Worked as a part-time Teaching Artist at Spark Media Project. I have worked in the different programs such as Media Magic, F.R.A.M.E. and Drop TV.
Camera Operator
Mar 2016
Delhi, NY
Worked as a Camera Operator on the Wild 'n Out tour Season 1 Episode 4.
Production Assistant
American Idol Productions
Jun 2012
Newark, NJ
Worked registration for people to be able to audition for the upcoming Saturday auditions.
Abel Cine Tech
Jun 2011 - Sep 2011
Greater New York City Area
Learning all the different equipment at Abel Cine Tech.
Handheld/Pedestal Camera Operator
Orlando Live
Sep 2010 - May 2011
• Got shots of the audience and the live performances of different bands. • Assisted in the set up of the stage and equipment. • Participated in on location shoots during months for segments for the show.


Bachelor of Science Degree
Full Sail University
2009 - 2011
Steadicam Operators Association Workshop
2012 - 2012
High School Regents Diploma
New Paltz Senior High School
2005 - 2009