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Changing Seasons feat. Mark Matthews | MTB RAW 4

Mark Matthews has the eye of an artist when he builds his trails. He finds a picturesque landscape, identifies a line that complements his riding style, and spends hours in the forest, turning his vision into a creative masterpiece that translates beautifully to the screen. His newest line and the surrounding trail network provided the perfect setting to showcase speed and style against the backdrop of a lush Pacific Northwest forest. Complemented by the raw sounds of Mark’s bike on the trail we hope you enjoy ‘Changing Seasons.’

“When Mark and I talked about filming a raw edit we thought it would be a pretty straight forward project with a bit of extra work capturing quality audio. A few days into the shoot and we realized that wasn’t the case. With a self-imposed parameter of no slow motion, the sheer number of shots needed to fill out a video of a reasonable length was significant. From the beginning we decided to build the edit around a series of long cable camera shots that would put the viewer into the scene. With my homemade, gravity powered cable rig we knew this would be a time-consuming task. What we didn’t know is that we had just committed to a nine-day shoot for a one minute and thirty seven second video.”—Scott Bell, cinematographer

Supported by: Marin Bikes

Rider: Mark Matthews

Director: Scott Bell and Mark Matthews

Cinematography and Post Production: Scott Bell

Photography: Jarrett Lindal

Trail Building: Mark Matthews, Dougal Browne, Trev Or, and Paul Young

Special Thanks:
Ryan de Milliano
Kurt Beaton

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