Edit House Productions LLC has been growing, and we’re happy to welcome some new team members to our staff! James Blackburn recently joined us as our Production Assistant. James comes to us with over 12 years of experience on both sides of the camera!

James has always loved film, and he began his career in the film and television industry in 2005 when he appeared in a Steven Spielberg mini-series. Since then, he’s worked on over 100 movies and TV shows both as an actor and behind the scenes. James has won 2 Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy Awards for his videography and editing.

Here at Edit House, James Blackburn assists with productions, setting up and tearing down equipment, writing scripts, monitoring sound, creating graphics, and editing video content. We believe that his experience and enthusiasm for continuing to learn will bring much value to our team.

Matt Smith

Matt Smith

Matt, quite literally, grew up around television production, and started setting up lights and equipment at just 9 years old. Matt began officially working for Edit House Productions, LLC at a young age and officially joined the team at 15 years old. Matt graduated from Rio Rancho High School in 2010 and attended CNM, taking psychology courses and focusing on general studies and today, he is a multiple Telly Award winning editor. Matt has extensive knowledge of Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects along with the entire suite of Adobe Creative Cloud applications including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Audition. Matt is well-versed in producing, directing, and cinematography.

In 2020, Matt became a Co-Owner of Edit House Productions and Ad House Advertising. In 2022, Matt became the Chief Operating Officer as well. As COO, Matt is responsible for the daily operations of the company. Matt also serves as Studio Manager for Edit House Productions 2000 square-foot studio space

Matt is a huge Stranger Things fan and was ecstatic when Edit House Productions was able to work with Finn Wolfhard on a production in 2021.

Matt married to his high-school sweetheart, Kaitlin in 2013. They enjoy spending time with their daughters, dogs Oliver and Izzy, cooking, cigars, family, and music.