Matthew Hopkins

Freelance Music Producer & Writer

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Location:Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mclarke
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MATTHEW HOPKINS

EDUCATION

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Bachelor of Arts, English May 2011
GPA: 3.6
Dean’s List, Telecommunications Minor

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

Audio Production, Video Production I, Advanced Screenwriting, Electronic Media Criticism

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

TAN LINES: THE MOVIE, Louisville KY May 2011 - Present
Social Network Guru/Marketing Intern/Production Assistant
Worked with Associate Producers and Unit Production Managers to market the film and create advertising material.
• Created a Facebook and Twitter page for the film and updated daily with news, pictures and video
• Created official promotional poster for the film in Photoshop
• Created promotional packet for potential investors containing bios and resumes of stars and director

UKTV CHANNEL 16, Lexington KY
Technical Director/Floor Director/Audio Engineer January-May 2011
Worked with students and staff to produce the UKTV 4 P.M. student newscast.
• Technical Director - operated Broadcast Pix production switcher in conjunction with PixMaster software
• Floor Director – set up camera shots and lighting, cued talent, assisted camera operators
• Audio Engineer – operated soundboard, controlled music cues, mixed all program sound
• Led production meeting and script rundown and directed special student-run edition of UKTV newscast
• created graphics for newscast and converted video clips for compatibility

KENTUCKY THEATRE, Lexington KY November 2009
Policy Trailer Producer
Produced policy trailer to be played before all movies and events at the Kentucky Theatre.
• Created storyboard and script to be submitted to the Kentucky Theatre staff
• Researched the Theatre and gathered footage
• Directed, starred in and edited the trailer, also producing sound effects and music

OTHER EXPERIENCE

FILM DIRECTOR
• Created several films in Lexington, KY with local actors
• Directed, wrote, edited, scored and worked on sound design for each film

MUSIC PRODUCER
• Has produced for several hip-hop artists in the Lexington, KY area
• Has produced electronica, hip-hop, r&b, soundtrack music professionally for nine years

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Apple Compressor, MOTU Digital Performer, Sony Vegas Pro, Sony Sound Forge and Sony Acid Pro
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Music Production
Writing