Matt Jeppsen is a working DP with over a decade of experience in commercials, music videos, and documentary films. You can view Matt’s cinematography reel and contact info at www.mattjeppsen.com

6 Below – the first 6K natively-edited feature film

6 Below – the first 6K natively-edited feature film

Vashi Nedomansky edited the film “6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain” which is the first feature film edited natively in 6K resolution. While visiting Sundance 2018, I had…

Sekonic L-858D Light Meter Review

Sekonic L-858D Light Meter Review

Last summer I replaced my trusty Sekonic L-758Cine light meter with the new L-858D model. The 858D features a mix of physical buttons and a touchscreen UI, and…

Patrick Lawrence on editing Clara’s Ghost

Patrick Lawrence on editing Clara’s Ghost

The film Clara’s Ghost premiered recently as part of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival NEXT program. Written and directed by Sundance alum Bridey Elliott, the film stars Bridey…

Search – A Conversation with the Editors

Search – A Conversation with the Editors

Editors Will Merrick and Nick Johnson co-edited the film Search, which premiered last weekend at Sundance 2018. Search is the first feature for director Aneesh Chaganty, and it was…

Quasar Tube Photometrics

Quasar Tube Photometrics

Quasar Science Q-LED tubes have a very popular new lighting option, but oddly enough Quasar doesn’t offer any photometric output data on their website. So after hearing…

Editor Carla Gutierrez on crafting “RBG”

Editor Carla Gutierrez on crafting “RBG”

Editor Carla Gutierrez recently completed work on the film RBG, a feature documentary about US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The documentary was produced by CNN Films, co-directed…

Quick Tip: Replace your Dana Dolly washer

Quick Tip: Replace your Dana Dolly washer

I love my Dana Dolly. She’s quick to setup and tear down, rock solid, affordable to rent or own, and works with virtually any size speedrail or pipe…

Hail Veydra

Hail Veydra

Background When Sony launched their consumer e-mount line of mirrorless DSLRs a few years back, it opened up a wide variety of lens options. The short mount flange distance…

Squeeze Your Quasars With This One Cool Trick

Squeeze Your Quasars With This One Cool Trick

Lighting dimmers. Everyone needs a few in their kit. You can buy ’em pre-made and robust, or you can DIY them if you are handy. There are even…

Modular and Reusable Diffusions

Modular and Reusable Diffusions

When I spec out a lighting and grip package, I generally request a number of 4×4 and 2×3 gel frames be pre-strung with various densities…