Matthew Fredrick (born September 20, 1988) is a YouTuber who posts list-based comedy videos, featuring his office mates, on his YouTube channel known as Matthias. He participated in and won Internet Icon Season 2.
Born and raised in Southern California, Matthias is no stranger to the inner workings of the Film Industry. Coming from a family that has spent many years in the industry, Matthias developed a passion for the art of filmmaking. At a very young age he began to create his own films, directing, editing, and scoring them. To this day, Matthias has directed twelve short films, produced fourteen, and loves the creative challenge that accompanies it. Before he transferred to CSUN, one of is short films won “Best Cinematography” at the festival and showcase for College of the Canyons. At CSUN he became a fellow of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. On August 5th 2016, Matthias started Hi5 Universe (Presently Battle Universe), a channel for his new office Hi5 Studios, which he is the CEO of. Within 24 hours it had almost 100k subscribers, gaining 75K in 15 hours. He is also occasionally associated with Markiplier.
In 2008, Matthias created his own music composition and scoring company titled Music Mentality Productions. Under this company name, he has scored over eleven short films, two commercials, and a feature film. He has also released three full length albums, an acoustic EP and currently in production on his fourth full length album. His music has been released on major stores such as iTunes and Amazon and has been signed to music labels such as Jigsaw Recordings. Currently creating music for his new channel on YouTube that is rapidly growing. On July 30th 2016, Matt and his wife Amanda Faye had a baby girl, who they have named Luna - not after Luna from Harry Potter, contrary to some fans' beliefs, but after a Pixar short called La Luna, which Amanda absolutely adored.
Videos and Channels
Matthias's videos have drastically changed over the years. They've gone to music, to sketches, to challenges and other series, and to presently list-based unboxing comedy videos. They currently consist of the series Strange Dollar Store Items, Tech Gadgets, Strange Amazon Items, Vat19 Products, Dope or Nope to name a few. He is Ceo of a network called Hi5 studios. The channels that are a part of this network are Matthias, Battle Universe, Get Good Gaming, Team Edge Gaming, REKT, Matt & Amanda, Fail Time! Hi5 Studios and MatthiasVlogs. There is also a sister channel which is not part of the Hi5 network called Team Edge.
A Description Of The Channels
The Matthias channel is a comedy unboxing channel. The types of videos he does are Strange Things On Amazon, Tech Gadgets!, Strange Dollar Store Items, Strange Chinese Products!, Wacky eBay Items!, Shark Tank Products!, Vat19 Products!, Dope Or Nope!, Hilarious Thrift Store Items!, Strange Toys "R" Us!, Strange Target Items!, Strange 'As Seen On Tv' Products!, Strange Walmart Items and Enjoy or Destroy! The channel consists of Matthias reviewing products comedically. Each video he will have a person in the 'fire seat' who has bought the products and tests them some of the time. The producer of the channel is Dave or more well known as 'Dave The Ghost'.
Battle Universe is a channel where they do all sorts of crazy Nerf challenges. The main people are Matthias, Bryan, J-Fred, Sam, Mariah, Gunner, Connor, Tanner and Paul. Josh is the Producer and James is the Creative Director.
Get Good Gaming:
Get Good Gaming is a channel where four people (Matthias, Paul, Tanner and Connor) sit at a desk and play four player lan games. This channel has been rebranded many times though it used to be a mixed reality channel called Googly Eyes where they played games in Mixed Reality. The producers of the channel is Paul and Connor.
Team Edge Gaming:
Team Edge Gaming is a channel where different people from Team Edge will play 2 player games against each other. They sit in front of a green wall which you see the games on behind them, they also play little mini games irl to get an edge. The producer of the channel is Connor. Team Edge Gaming has now been cancled and is ending on December the 7th.
REKT is a channel where two people (1 of them always either being Gunner or Tanner with someone else from a different channel) destroy things with crazy weapons. They have an awesome looking custom built set as well. The producer is Tanner and the creative director is Gunner.
MatthiasVlogs is a new channel where Matthias vlogs his work life and some bts. It was hyprshade a live gaming channel but that was cancelled most likely because of Get Good and all the videos were deleted. It was then rebranded a 'm' but he later changed it to Matthias Vlogs.
Matt & Amanda:
The Matt & Amanda channel is not currently active because they decided to take a break and stop documenting their life. They used to post vlogs and for a short period of time challenges. Gunner was the producer but has now moved on to REKT.
Fail Time is a channel where they bring back old content that used to be on the Matthias channel such as Reading Your Comments, Ask Matt and Photoshop Fails. It was meant to launch earlier in 2017 but was postponed to early 2018 because they were focusing on getting Googly Eyes rebranded and Launching REKT.
This channel used to be Hi5 Live but they never posted anything because it didn't end up working out. They have now renamed it to Hi5 Studios and will only post vlogs on special occasions.
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