Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Since my childhood I was pursuing all possible ways of creative expressions. It started with drawing as a kid, then with learning music and then eventually by studying of a film, as I saw combination of music and visuals as a tools that could ultimately help me interpret all my inner thoughts.
Film school itself didn't teach me much, but lesson I learnt is that it's actually you and only you who is responsible for your growth. With enough passion, I kept learning on my own so eventually I got way ahead of my peers in meaning of skills in multiple disciplines.
As I used to see myself as cinematographer, I developed real passion for photography. Even though nowadays I'm wearing mostly Director's hat, my passion for a still pictures remained.
I moved to Asia and start working for a company producing video content. The most of my spare time I dedicate to working on my personal projects.
I also started my own little animation studio Video Bumper Factory (http://videobumperfactory) that meets with a lot of positive attention and I hope will very soon become my main source of income, which would enable me to be fully independent on a location and time.
Last but not least, I'm composing meditation and relax music. My first album Mate Valtr - Spirit Away was recently released on iTunes and you can listen to it also on Spotify (and If you could me 5-Star rating, that would help me as a starting artist a lot! But, no pressure :).
I'm not entirely sure where will the wind take me next time, but for now it's Asia that's my homeland.
Don't hesitate to contact me or just say hi on my website http://matevaltr.com or Facebook!
Mate a.k.a. Aehtam