Matthew James

Cape Town

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I'm currently working as a freelance video editor, filmmaker, and musician in Cape Town.

After attaining a Bachelor's degree in Motion Picture Medium, and video editing, I've been working with local film companies as a videographer and editor.

Some credits include:
Offline Editor on Salomon Running TV, Season 2 "Collective Dreams" Episode 1-3 (2012)
Offline Editor for reality television shows at Ayn Al Shaheen Films, Qatar. (2013)
In House Editor at Go Trolley Films, Cape Town (2014)
Script Supervisor, and Behind The Scenes camera operator and editor, on the feature film ‘Shirley Adams’, produced by Roland Emmerich. (2009)
Senior Editor of South African Reality TV show: Way Of The Warrior, hosted by Colin Moss. (2011 SAFTA nomination for Best Reality Show)
Editor of "TheGoodLife" in 2011, an extreme sports DVD and series for MNet's Supersport channel on DSTV.
Music Video's for A B Turbo, Ashtray Electric, Gazelle, Two Minute Puzzle, and Van Coke Kartel.

As well as numerous web-based and corporate edits for companies such as: Sanlam: > (2011 Loerie Award)
Vodacom: Powergrams (2011 Lourie Award)
Old Mutual, Bells Whiskey, Research Africa, Red Bull, Nederburg, Drostdy-Hof, and Samsung.

External Links


  1. CineStock by Mitch Martinez
  2. zeina al khatib
  3. Sherpas Cinema
  4. Hertoghe
  5. Jam In The Jungle
  6. Kai Linder
  7. Shaun Lee - Cinematographer
  8. Killer Robot VFX
  9. Timmy Henny
  10. New Creation Collective
  11. Studio Bolland
  12. Ashtray Electric
  13. Pieter Reyneke
  14. Nicholas James
  15. taxijam
  16. Stephen Phillipson
  17. Paul van der Walt
  18. The Now Museum

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