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RESUMÉ OF SOPHIE MATTERSON Contact Details Sophie Matterson 28 Arthur Tce, Red Hill, QLD 4059 Mobile: 0428 190 983 Email: D.O.B: 04/10/88 Website:

Film/Photography Work

Children's’ Drama Teacher - Helen O’Grady Drama School Brisbane, Australia


Photographer Assistant - David Young Photography


Photographer for The Treehouse on Belongil Restaurant 2011 Role: Photographing live bands for the venue’s face book page and providing the restaurant with promotional photographs for functions Music Video Editor - Susanna Carman


Coast Mountain Photography 2011/ 2012/ 2013 Role: Portrait photographer, Kids Ski School Photographer, Private Ski and Snowboard action editor, Corporate video editor Surf School Photographer for Pacific Surf School 2013 Role: Ran an adjacent business to the surf school photographing and selling surf portraits and action photos

Work Experience Byron Bay Writers Festival Role: Camera Operator

Freelance Photographer for Alive Live TV Role: Photography live bands in the Byron Bay and the Gold Coast



Relevant skills • Portrait, Action and landscape Photography • HDR Photography and Time lapse Photography • Photo Editing Software - Adobe Bridge, Lightroom, Aperture and Photoshop • Film Directing, Producing and Assistant Directing • Camera Operating and Lighting Setup • Film Editing and Post Production Software use - Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Colour

Courses/Qualifications Completed

NIDA Video Intensive Short Course


Brisbane College of Photography and Art - Introduction to Camera 8 Week course


Bachelor of Creative Industries (Television) - Queensland University of Technology, Australia


NIDA Young Actors Studio


Bachelor of Film Production - SAE college Byron Bay, Australia

2009 - 2011

Reference Paul Levy - Photographer Email:

Ryan Robinson - Director of the Kids Ski School Program for Coast Mountain Photography Phone: +1 604 902 0103 Email: David Young - Photographer Phone: +61 02 6684 7707 Mobile: +61 428 187 025 Email: Russell Burton – Director, Head of Film at SAE Institute Email: