Owner/MAster of video/filmmaker
With nearly two decades of experience in film and video, Rett Thompson, founder of Masters of Visual Arts (MOVA), brings a dynamic and vibrant approach to each of his projects. An award-winning and visionary filmmaker, Thompson has distinguished himself through a wealth of creative endeavors rooted in stylistic storytelling and a musical sensibility.
Thompson, an Atlanta native, founded MOVA in June of 2017 after generating a substantial body of work in film and video that includes Emmy-winning commercials, music videos, documentaries, feature films, and more. Equipped with the benefits of formal training from the University of Southern California’s exclusive School of Cinema Television, combined with an artistic approach suffused with a DIY mentality, Thompson has assembled an impressive and wide-ranging résumé with work in film, video, television and radio. Over the course of his career, Thompson has developed a tremendous skill set that includes directing, editing, producing, filming and writing.
As MOVA has continued to expand and develop, Thompson has worked with dozens of well-known and celebrated artists, from Justin Bieber and Outkast to KISS and Ed Sheeran. MOVA’s clients also now include notable and historic brands like North American Properties, Hard Rock, The Boys & Girls Club of America, and Coca-Cola.
With the rapid progress of MOVA within the past year, Thompson and his colleague, Ray Scott, are cultivating an innovative and imaginative atmosphere imbued with a rich vision and an eye on the future.
MASTER OF CINEMATOGRAPHY/ FILMMAKER
Ray Scott is an Atlanta-based filmmaker and photographer with more than 10 years of professional creative experience in a diverse array of media. Through film, videography and a brilliant photographic eye, Scott has forged a remarkable career that has led to his involvement with MOVA.
As an award-winning artist with a wide-ranging sphere of visual invention, Scott prides himself on his ambition and education through experiences. Much of Scott’s work is colored by his appetite for exploration, both in visual art and otherwise. An avid traveler, Scott’s worldly encounters find their way into both his work and his lens through an extensive range of techniques. With fluidity and adaptability, Scott, who is also an FAA-licensed and insured drone pilot, ensures that his skills and repertoire are always evolving.
Layering elements of his experiences and environment through new developments in filming and editing techniques, Scott strives to push boundaries and create trends. With clients including Amazon, Warped Tour, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and Hard Rock International, Scott has created a name for himself in the film world as a determined visual storyteller with an inimitable style and meticulous work ethic.