Experienced technical advisor and locations expert for fishing, marine, boating, and fresh water related film, commercial, music video, and television productions, as well as photo shoots. Captain Matthew Miller is a British fisherman, born in Notting Hill London. In the last ten years Matthew has owned a fly fishing and light tackle guiding business out of Sag Harbor and Montauk, NY. He's appearing on many fishing and sporting TV shows on ESPN and Discovery Channel, in print in the N.Y. Times, the N.Y. post as well as many of the fishing and sporting magazines in the U.S, U.K and Russia.
Matthew has travelled and fished worldwide from salmon and trout in Scotland, and the Kola Peninsula in Russia, trout in Europe and the US, to large gamefish of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. He is a licensed Captain with a wide knowledge of boats and boat handling.
Too often fishing and marine scenes in television commercials, documentaries, print advertising and even movies are completely wrong. It's the details of the scene that count, such as using proper fishing techniques, the right location, the right time, the right clothing, and the right equipment. First impressions are key. We make sure your shot is authentic and believable.
This will include the correct location for the type of fishing portrayed, and advice on season/conditions.
Providing guidance on the proper and correct movement. Choreographing to present an organic and believable experience.
Correct technique is crucial to maintaining an authentic product that is believable and relatable.
Correct equipment, rod, lines etc. Proper wardrobe for the environment and conditions that relate exactly to the sporting task on hand.
ENVIRONMENT / FISH HANDLING
Includes essential management on the correct environment with a regard to proper fish handling. The correct fish if shown for the project in a safe sustainable manner.
Arrangement of boats needed, this will include advice on type, and appropriate handling.
Matthew's career has included owning a management and PR company in London's Music business of the late seventies and eighties and then onto a very successful period in interior and architectural design in London and New York. Working mainly in the commercial field designing high end retail space, offices, and clubs including such as Virgin Records, Gee Street Records, EMI music publishing and SoHo house members club.