Contents
Value proposition
Work experience
Education
Filmography
Bibliography

Professional summary (^)


Mário J.R. Matos (real: Mário Matos)
Videographer, Journalist and Instructor

Current job
Videographer, Journalist and Instructor – Self-employed
Founder, CEO and Creative Director – Zumiver
Past jobs
Co-admin, content creation director and journalist – Piwini
Journalist, radio presenter, camera operator and editor – Rádio Clube da Feira [radio station]
Journalist, content creator and content manager – Freelancer
Education
Open learning (autodidact)
Universidade da Beira Interior
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Universidade da Beira Interior

Value proposition (^)


I will provide a unique creative approach to the requested service with the greater goal of surpassing the client’s expectations through the resourceful use of a diversified experience acquired over the course of my multidisciplinary career.

Field of work; tasks performed to date
VIDEO:
director and editor | cameraman/camera operator | VFX artist | colourist | motionographer | production and post-production video technician
AUDIO: sound designer
TEXT: formal and informal content producer
WEB: SEO writer | creator of audiovisual content optimised for the web
OTHER: journalist | software instructor/trainer/tutor | LQA: Portuguese | subtitles creator/producer | translator | translator of localisation projects, multimedia content and video games

Major competences
(self-evaluation of technical skills)
EXPERIENCED: Linux, GNU, BSD, Windows, LibreOffice (Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math, Base), Krita, MyPaint, Gimp, darktable, RawTherapee, Photivo, digiKam, Inkscape, Scribus, Audacity, Ardour, Blender, Natron, Cinelerra, Kdenlive, Shotcut, OpenShot, Synfig Studio, Pencil2D, Papagayo, Handbrake, DVDStyler, Bombono DVD, DevedeNG, OmegaT, Aegisub, Poedit, Geany, WordPress, cPanel, FileZilla, HitFilm, Lightworks, DaVinci Resolve, MediaCoder, Windows 7 (8, 10), Adobe (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects, SpeedGrade, Audition, Encore, Encoder), ENG style, strong knowledge of professional video and audio equipment, cinematography and lighting, steadicam usage, quadcopters and drones
ADVANCED: HTML, PHP, Bluefish, PostgreSQL, MariaDB
USER: CSS, Eclipse, JavaScript, C++

Camera experience level
EXPERIENCED
: Panasonic AG-AF 100, Sony HXR-NX31D1, Sony HXR-MC50, Sony HXR-NX70U, GoPro, HD video DSLR – including, but not limited to, Panasonic G6, GH2/GH3/GH4, Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 7D and Canon T3i
ADVANCED: Canon C300, Sony PMW-F3, RED Scarlet-X, Sony FS 100 and 700, Canon XF305 and XF300, HDV JVC GY-HD100, JVC GY-HD200U, JVC GY-HM750E, Canon C500 e Panasonic HPX 371
Broadcast experience (live TV and e live webcast) with some of the the upper-mentioned cameras

Gear
I have the tools and my own gear for production and post production. More details available in the near future.

Work experience (^)


Two years of area-oriented internships (radio and press; 2005-2007). Experience, first in company environment (2007-2009) and since then as a self-employed independent professional (2009-present) exclusively focused on the communication field (press, radio, television, film, web and new media).

Videographer, Journalist and Instructor
Self-employed | Portugal, European Union, Global
November 2009 – Present
– Videographer: Director; Camera Operator; Video Editor; Colourist; Video Technician; VFX Artist (2D and 3D); Motionographer and Sound Designer
– Journalist: Translator and Content Producer (areas: general subjects, technical and news/informative content; languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish and French)
– Instructor/trainer/tutor in the following domains: Internet and security; Operating Systems (Windows, GNU/Linux, Android); Productivity; Audiovisual: Pre, Production and Post-production; Software focused on Graphics, Design and Photography

Founder, CEO and Creative Director
Zumiver | Portugal, European Union, Global
February 2012 – Present
Multidisciplinary production company

Software Instructor
Zumiver | Portugal, European Union, Global
February 2012 – Present
Software Instructor
Levels: Tutoring/Tailored/Custom, Initial, Intermediate, Advanced
Modules: 1 to 10 per course
Hours: 5 (packages) and 20 to 50 hours per level
Software and subjects of the courses
– Internet and Security
– Hardware and Peripherals
– Use of Operating Systems: Linux, GNU, BSD, Windows
– Office suites: LibreOffice (Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math, Base), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
– Free and Open-source Software: Gimp, darktable, RawTherapee, Photivo, digiKam, Inkscape, Scribus, Audacity, Ardour, Blender, Natron, Cinelerra, Kdenlive, Shotcut, OpenShot, Synfig Studio, Pencil2D, Papagayo, Handbrake, DVDStyler, Bombono DVD, OmegaT, Aegisub, Poedit, Geany
– Proprietary or commercial software: HitFilm, Lightworks, DaVinci Resolve, Fusion VFX, CyberLink Director Suite (PowerDirector, AudioDirector, ColorDirector, PowerProducer, PhotoDirector), MediaCoder, Windows 7 (8, 10)
– Adobe Creative Suite (CC): Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Adobe Encore, Adobe Encoder

Co-admin, content creation director and journalist
Piwini [web platform] | Portugal, European Union, Global
September 2009 – October 2012 (3 years 2 months)
Development of web optimised content
Co-creator and co-owner of Piwini (news web platform)

Journalist, radio presenter, camera operator and editor
Rádio Clube da Feira [radio station] | Portugal, European Union, Global
June 2009 – November 2009 (6 months)
Responsible for the content management of the main website
RCF WebTV supervisor and content producer

Journalist, content creator and content manager
Freelancer | Portugal, European Union, Global
February 2001 – May 2009
Content creation and content management (press, radio, television and web).

Journalist and radio presenter
Rádio Província [radio station] | Portugal, European Union, Global
January 2007 – January 2009
Creator of a radio show dedicated to movie-themed subjects (“Sala Cheia”) and a local news segment (“Freguesia em Dia”)

Journalist
Região Bairradina [newspaper] | Portugal, European Union, Global
December 2005 – October 2008
Creator of a monthly newspaper for kids (“Pintas”).

Projects
Founder, CEO and Creative Director
at Zumiver
February 2012 – Present | Portugal, European Union, Global
Multidisciplinary production company

Various websites
June 2001 – Present | Portugal, European Union, Global
Management and development of subject-driven content ranging in theme
Production of textual, audiovisual and interactive content

Education (^)


Languages
Portuguese (native proficiency)
English and Spanish (full professional proficiency)
French and Italian (professional working proficiency)
German and Chinese (elementary proficiency)

Independent Coursework
– SMEs Management (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises)
– Content production for traditional and new media
– Office suites ecosystem
– Operating Systems usage: GNU/Linux and Windows

Continuous autodidact learning
Development of textual, audiovisual and interactive content
2000 – present
A/V production: iluminação, captação de áudio e vídeo (incl. steadicam)
Video editing: Premiere Pro, Lightworks, DaVinci Resolve, PowerDirector, Kdenlive, Blender VSE, Shotcut
Colour grading and colour correction: DaVinci Resolve, ColorDirector
Visual Effects compositing (VFX) and 3D: Blender, Natron, HitFilm, After Effects, 3ds Max
2D animation: Synfig Studio, Papagayo, Pencil, Krita, MyPaint
Image editing: Gimp, RawTherapee, DigiKam, darktable, Photivo, Photoshop, Lightroom
Vector graphics: Inkscape, Illustrator
Desktop publishing: Scribus, InDesign
Audio editing: Audacity, Ardour, Rosegarden, Traverso DAW, LMMS, Audition, AudioDirector
Media Encoding: HandBrake, Media Encoder, MediaCoder, ImgBurn
Media Authoring: DVDStyler, PowerProducer, Encore, Ashampoo Burning Studio
Subtitling: Aegisub, Subtitle Workshop
Web: WordPress, cPanel, FileZilla, PHP, CSS, HTML, SEO
Office suites: Microsoft Office, LibreOffice
Operating Systems (OS): GNU/Linux, Windows, Android

Continuous autodidact learning
SMEs Management, Business management and expansion of international operations
2013-2015
SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) entrepreneurship, innovation and business development

CreativeLive
Wedding Cinematography
2013
Wedding Cinematography Crash Course with Ray Roman, award-winning cinematographer

Universidade da Beira Interior
Master’s degree, Journalism
2008 – 2010
Master of Journalism with an international studies semester at the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona. Thesis defence and approval at the Universidade da Beira Interior.

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
International Studies Semester Abroad
2008 – 2009
Erasmus: International Studies Semester Abroad

Universidade da Beira Interior
Licentiate degree, Communication Sciences: Journalism
2005 – 2008
Integrated licentiate degree with television and radio atelier and professional internships
Activities and groups: Member of the university radio station (RUBI)

Filmography (^)


  • 2017: Smile 4 Me (pre-production); PT: Sorri! | Short film (N/A) | Genre: horror | Production company: Zumiver
  • 2016: The Chair (December 11, 2016; DVD+BR: December 21, 2016); PT: A Poltrona | Short film (3 min.) | Genre: horror | Production company: Zumiver
  • 2015: Forgotten (November 28, 2015; DVD+BR: December 11, 2015); PT: Abandonado | Short film (3 min.) | Genre: drama | Production company: Zumiver
  • 2014: Freedom (March 4, 2014; DVD+BR: June 22, 2014); PT: Liberdade | Short film (4 min.) | Genre: drama | Production company: Zumiver
  • 2013: Hallway (October 1, 2013; DVD+BR: February 2, 2014); PT: Passagem | Short film (3 min.) | Genre: horror | Production company: Zumiver
  • 2012: Bus 147 (April 3, 2012; DVD+BR: January 21, 2013); PT: Carreira 147 | Short film (2 min.) | Genre: drama, crime | Production company: Zumiver

Bibliography (^)


  • 2017: Smile 4 Me (in development); PT: Sorri! | Genre: horror, film (booklet included on the short film’s Box Set) | Publishing company: Zumiver
  • 2016: The Chair (December 11, 2016); PT: A Poltrona | Genre: horror, film (booklet included on the short film’s Box Set) | Publishing company: Zumiver
  • 2015: Forgotten (December 11, 2015); PT: Abandonado | Genre: drama, film (booklet included on the short film’s Box Set) | Publishing company: Zumiver
  • 2014: Freedom (June 22, 2014); PT: Liberdade | Genre: drama, film (booklet included on the short film’s Box Set) | Publishing company: Zumiver
  • 2014: Hallway (February 2, 2014); PT: Passagem | Genre: horror, film (booklet included on the short film’s Box Set) | Publishing company: Zumiver
  • 2013: Bus 147 (January 21, 2013); PT: Carreira 147 | Genre: drama, crime, film (booklet included on the short film’s Box Set) | Publishing company: Zumiver
  • 2012: Fontes de informação na imprensa regional : estudo comparativo de dois jornais dos concelhos de Santa Maria da Feira e Anadia (March 7, 2012) | Print edition | Genre: studies – Master’s Degree Thesis (language: Portuguese) | Publishing company: Zumiver
  • 2010: Fontes de informação na imprensa regional : estudo comparativo de dois jornais dos concelhos de Santa Maria da Feira e Anadia (June 26, 2010) | Digital version | Genre: studies – Master’s Degree Thesis (language: Portuguese)