Matt Ossowski, New York Film Academy 2008

Matt Ossowski, New York Film Academy 2008

Born and raised in Utica NY, Matt has been a student of photography from a young age. He graduated from T.R. Proctor High School in 1999 with the Curran Music Scholarship. Matt studied music theory and composition at Southern Illinois University. Upon returning home, he found work in theatrical and concert production until he attended New York Film Academy in Union Square, Manhattan and graduated in 2008.

In addition to having a 15 year background in theatrical lighting, Matt has spent 1000s of hours honing his craft  working on film, documentary, commercial, corporate, and wedding productions before deciding to start Mohawk Valley Pictures, Inc. in January 2016. A lifelong student of cinematography and ambassador to the Mohawk Valley, Matt is constantly interpreting people's visions with light and movement, adding color and drama to make them a reality. There are many things that can't be said with words. Sometimes just one picture can say it all.