Free Larry Hoover Concert
MATTE led creative production for the livestream of the Kanye x Drake
“Free Larry Hoover” concert, as well as production for the after-film.
Working directly with Kanye's team, show creatives, plus Amazon and IMAX stakeholders, MATTE oversaw the creative production of the film capture—from pre-visualizing the shot list in Unreal Engine, to hiring the key personnel, and overseeing post-production.
This was the first concert to ever be streamed directly to IMAX.
A HISTORIC MOMENT IN HIP HOP
Putting a multi-year feud to rest, Kanye West and Drake performed a benefit concert dedicated to raising awareness for prison and sentencing reform.
TWO-AND-HALF HOURS OF PURE PERFORMANCE ART
Thousands of fans gathered for the show at the Coliseum in LA, which had been transformed into a futurist, celestial dreamscape. Both Kanye and Drake worked through their vast catalogue iconic tracks, feeding off each other’s energy.
Working directly with Kanye’s team, show creatives, plus Amazon and IMAX stakeholders, MATTE oversaw the creative production of film capture.
BROADCAST TO OVER 240 COUNTRIES VIA AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
The concert was also broadcast on the Amazon Music app and the Amazon Music Twitch channel. At the time of its release, the concert was the most watched livestream in the history of the channel with over 334,000 concurrent viewers.