Matt Bates

Gaffer

Matt began working with Continuous Grip Electric a year after it began in 2013. He stayed with the company through it's evolution to Film Gear Rentals. Matt was the Gaffer for House of Darkness which won Best Cinematography from the Fantasia Film Festival. He is a new father and is a talented photographer. Definitely follow his IG.

Freedom's Path

Apr 2022

Matt Bates, Gaffer
Oscar Zamora, Best Boy Grip

Mindcage

Dec 2022

Dave Calhoun, Jib Operator
Brian Johnson, Rigging Gaffer
Matt Bates, Gaffer
Oscar Zamora, Best Boy

Running the Bases

Sep 2022

Matt Bates, Gaffer
Oscar Zamora, Key Grip

House of Darkness

Jul 2022

Matt Bates, Gaffer
Oscar Zamora, Key Grip
Best Cinematography Fantasia Film Festival

Chariot

Apr 2022

Matt Bates, Gaffer
Oscar Zamora, Best Boy Grip

5000 Blankets

Oct 2022

Dave Calhoun, B Camera Operator
Matt Bates, Gaffer
Oscar Zamora, Best Boy

Invisible Pilot

Mar 2022

Dave Calhoun, Ep 1 Gaffer
Brian R. Johnson, Ep 2 Gaffer
Matt Bates, Ep 3, Gaffer

A Fatal Following

Nov 2021

Dave Calhoun, DP
Matt Bates, Gaffer
Oscar Zamora, Key Grip

American Cherry

Feb 2021

Matt Bates, Gaffer
Oscar Zamora, Best Boy Grip

A Sister's Grudge

Dec 2021

Dave Calhoun, DP
Matt Bates, Gaffer
Oscar Zamora, Key Grip

God's Not Dead 3

Mar 2018

Dave Calhoun, Key Grip
Brian Johnson, Gaffer
Matt Bates, Best Boy Electric
Oscar Zamora, Best Boy Grip

God's Not Dead 2

Apr 2016

Brian Johnson, Key Grip
Matt Bates, Best Boy Grip

Sweet Inspirations

Dec 2019

Matt Bates - Best Boy Electric
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