“FOREFRONT” - GE AVIATION - MATTHEW FRIDG

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OVERVIEW

At GE Aviation, ideas aren’t good enough. It’s passion, determination, innovation and the desire to make the lives of our families and neighbors better. That’s why the achievements and proprietary innovations at GE Aviation are changing lives. It’s not just ideas, it’s putting those ideas to work.

This short documentary will highlight the people and tech at GE Aviation. It will illuminate the amazing advancements GE Aviation is bringing to the forefront. It will be approachable by remembering the people, smiles, hands, and hard work that make it happen.

This film will highlight the modern and sophisticated atmosphere found at GE Aviation and the people working there everyday who are creating things that matter.

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WORK

Here are some relevant work samples. We specialize in this style of shooting: “cinematic realism.” It’s a loose yet aesthetically pleasing approach, where every single frame can function as a stunning photograph. It means deeper, more emotional storytelling.

NOVA CHEMICALS

Directed by Matthew Fridg, this anthemic, docu-style video highlights the big ideas at Nova Chemicals. With a mix of slow motion and human interaction, this piece helps the viewer connect with the people and the ideas behind the company.

CHATHAM RELATIONSHIPS

This ad for Chatham University looks at the relationship formed between student and professor that are key to success. Directed by Matthew Fridg.

ELECTRIFYING CLASSIC CARS

This short documentary, written and directed by Matthew Fridg for Facebook, profiles an out of the box thinker making waves in San Diego.

PROFESSIONAL VISION CARE

Directed by Matthew Fridg, this beautiful film profiles an innovative Optometrist in Columbus, Ohio who wanted to open the “Apple Store” of eye doctors offices.

CFS BANK

Directed by Matthew Fridg, this TV spot focuses on the locally made aspect of this regional bank. The big idea stretches across several different scenarios to convey the community connection.

PURSUE YOUR HAPPINESS

This web ad directed by Matthew Fridg for the EMMY®-nominated Pennsylvania tourism campaign beautifully profiles an ice cream maker in Pittsburgh, PA.

THE STORY OF COLEMAN SPOHN

Lensed by DP John Pope, this ad builds on the award winning series of testimonials written and directed by Matthew Fridg for First Commonwealth Bank.

CAN CODING PREVENT OVERDOSES

Written and directed by Matthew Fridg, this short documentary, with millions of Facebook views, explores a group you inner city students learning how to code and combating the opioid crisis in the process.

 

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RECOMMENDATIONS

Matt is a collaborative director who will raise the bar on any production, and is whole-heartedly recommended.
— Mike Hennessey, Director of Programming
Matt takes the needs of others very personally. His drive isn’t just to do a job, his drive is to help make the dreams of others materialize. It’s a real gift.
— Jeffrey Tobin, CEO
Matt’s directing skills have been a very valuable asset, in particular with a spot featuring a rather complicated product we are releasing into market. He was able to translate the intricacies of the product very well and help our sales team member featured in the video to deliver a clear and concise message. I’m very grateful to be a partner with Matt!
— Larissa Murphy, Marketing Director
 

CONTACT

Matthew Fridg
matthewfridg@gmail.com
724.680.5239