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, mostly Go Trolley Films, Document Media, and The African Attachment.

Some credits include:
"Fast & Light" - A Film about Skyrunning - Salomon Running TV Season 4 (Release date - late 2015)
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 - Present)
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. Cecilia Marzette Scholtz
  2. Chasing Migada
  3. SignPost Sound
  4. Ginkgo Agency
  5. Salomon Running
  6. CineStock by Mitch Martinez
  7. zeina al khatib
  8. Sherpas Cinema
  9. Hertoghe
  10. Jam In The Jungle
  11. Kai Linder
  12. Shaun Lee - Cinematographer
  13. Killer Robot VFX
  14. Timmy Henny
  15. New Creation Collective
  16. Studio Bolland
  17. Ashtray Electric
  18. Pieter Reyneke

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