AsiaWPA 愛分享‧齊成長 Love to Share . Grow Together 錄影師專訪 Interview – Matt 叶俊贤
⾃⼩喜欢看电影，因为⼀次在付费台看了⼀部1993年的“A Perfect world”电影，就开始喜欢上⼀些电影配乐和画⾯细节上的认识。中学毕业后在相机店⼯作超过13年，对相机和摄影器材有着很深的认识和热忱，也在兴趣的驱使下开始了拍摄婚礼这⼀⾏。在6年前开始全职⽣涯，并在新加坡开设了⾃⼰的公司。平时喜欢听配乐多过流⾏歌曲，所以在⾃⼰的兴趣下接触很多类型的婚礼制作⼈，像Filmingart，Bob nicolas，Mayad Studio，Paper Crane Production 和⼀些外国的导演都影响深远。
Matt loves watching movies since he was a child. There was one time he watched a movie called “A Perfect World” in 1993 on a paid TV channel; from that time he fell in love in soundtracks and videography. After graduating from high school, he worked in a camera shop for more than 13 years, gaining deep knowledge and passion on cameras and photography equipment. He then started working in the wedding ceremony under the drive of interest. He started his full-time career 6 years ago and opened his own company in Singapore. He listens to instrumental music even more than Pop songs. Thereafter, he made contact with many types of wedding producers of interest, such as Filmingart, Bob Nicolas, Mayad Studio, Paper Crane Production and some foreign directors.
1. 怎樣走上錄影師之路？ What are your reasons for becoming a videographer?
It is because of my interest and the idea of starting a business; therefore I started to run my own Video Production Company.
2. 通過比賽，你有什麼感想和得著? What are your views regarding videographer competitions, and what have your gained from that?
During the competition, knowing both of my weaknesses and getting some positive comments from others – that motivated me to keep up my work and style.
3. 你是如何⼀直保持對錄影事業的激情的? How do you maintain your passion in videographer?
Knowing every single customer needs before start working, try not to repeat steps, learn more new knowledge about filming, music and videography to let the enthusiasm on this industry last long.
4. 可否從你的得獎中分享你拍攝的構思？（請附上作品連結）Please share about your thought process when shooting your AWPA award-winning photos (please attach the link of video).
As the customers want an impressive short film, therefore after watching some movies and Thai ads, I decided to use touched and affectionate as the theme of this short film. I also hid some foreshadowing in this short film that will be answered at the end of the film.
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5. 在後期剪接時，你會怎樣決定不同作品的剪接風格或故事？During editing, how do you decide on which feel and story?
This depends on the scenes and the music that I have got, and customer’s requirements will also be taken into consideration.
6. 你未來想嘗試哪些拍攝風格，⽅式或者是場地？ Any new shooting style you would like to try? Any new methods or new shooting location that
you would like to explore?
I would like to try more short film production, and try more about commercial and film basis.
7.你如何获得灵感？ How do you get your inspiration?
Mostly from movies, travels and music.
8.有那位錄影师對你影響最⼤？ Which videographer(s) inspires you most?
Director Chiu (周⻘元/Chiu导) from Malaysia, I appreciate his filming, overall he focus on the details, stories and the use of music.
9.你拍攝時遇過最⼤的挑战是什么？What has been your biggest challenge so far during video shooting?
It is very challenging when there is just a limited range of content in a wedding (only offering tea to parents, bridal make-up and family photo), and must complete a short wedding film before luncheon, which you have to adhere to your own standard.
10.你希望客户对你或你的⼯作的評價是什麼？ What do you think your clients value most about you or your work?
“Creation requires space, production takes time.” this is hard to be accepted by every customer. However we will hope customers understand the local videographers, as you know, there is a limited time, and have to consider thoroughly about balance between creativity and requirement of the customers, and also hope to get the respect from the customers.
11.你最喜歡那⼀部電影嗎？ 這部電影對你的拍攝風格有沒有影響？Which movie you like most? Does this movie give any inspiration to you regarding shooting or editing style?
“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” 电影是出⾄于⼀位⾃导⾃演的外国搞笑演员Ben Stiller，电影的信息是告诉⼀些重复着⾃⼰创造的朋友，有时候的冒险，不⼀定会带来好的结果，但⼀定可以给你好的经验。
The film “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is directed by a self-directed and acted foreign comedian Ben Stiller. This movie wanted to tell a message to those people who keep repeating their ideas that sometimes an adventure doesn’t necessarily lead to good results, but it can definitely give you a good experience.
12.在拍攝歷程中，令你印象最深刻是哪⼀次? （請附上作品） Let us know your most unforgettable shoot (please attach an example).
The story of the customer has touched me, during filming and chatting with them. I heard that they had waited this wedding for a long time, and they had to get over
lots of barriers before having the wedding process get started. What I have taken was the touch, and the feeling of that moment, which was quite impressed.
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