We Make Cinema Personal.

The Light Affect is a small, mobile, and professional cinema team.

We've created documentaries, short films, music videos, and we're embarking on much more. 

Film reel shot, and edited by Matt Williams. Shot with Canon 5d Mark ii, and the Nikon D300s. Edited in Adobe Premiere.



We create instructional Youtube videos to show you how to use whatever you have to create the image, feel and story you want and need.  This is done through a minimalist mindset and on a budget any college kid, high-schooler or freelancer can afford.


The Podcast

Dying to Shoot is a podcast with Matt Williams and Adam Bialy as they discuss their days on set, in the editing bay, and other peoples movies.  They also get into crazy heated rants on lighting, dialog, and ridiculousness of every day film-making.

TheEdge of Grip

This is the page for Matt Williams, and Ivan Ospina's film, "The Edge of Grip".  Filmed over three years, it's the story of a father and son, and the question, "Can driver skill and mechanical knowledge beat unlimited budgets?"  The visual manifestation of Indie vs Corp.