OUR TEAM

Ed Smith

Owner, Producer, Director

Dozens of Telly and Aurora Awards

Ed Smith has been in television since the 80s and began Edit House Productions, LLC in 2000. He grew up in Culver City, California, where he enjoyed hanging out with his father on the sets of MGM Studios. Ed has been awarded dozens of Addy, Telly and Aurora Awards for cinematography, directing, and art direction. Over the years, Ed has produced for Fortune 500 companies like Pizza Hut, Cessna Aircraft, Coleman, and Rent-A-Center. Ed earned a MA in Communications and a BA in Radio-TV-Film from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas.

Matt Smith

Owner, Chief Operating Officer, Production Manager

Thirteen-Time National Telly Award-Winning Editor

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.

Kim Smith

Owner, Digital and Broadcast Media Specialist

Multiple Aurora and Telly Awards for Writing and Producing

Kim says she’s always been fascinated with mass communication and the way that people receive news, advertisements, and information. That’s changed a lot in the last few years!
At Edit House, she’s involved in the development of video messages for our clients’ broadcast media buys, website, and training videos as well as overseeing the media buying for our clients.
She loves learning the specifics of each client’s business and designing a plan to move them forward.

Danielle Rodriguez
Chief Financial Officer, Account & Digital Media Manager

Google GSN, GDN, Digital Sales, Analytics, and GTM Certified

Danielle has been with Edit House Productions and Ad House Advertising for nine years and she was recently promoted to Chief Financial Officer. As our CFO, Danielle keeps us and our financials in line!  She is also a digital advertising expert, skilled client account manager, and adept HR specialist – we honestly don’t know how she keeps everything organized!

Danielle received her Accounting Certification from UNM Anderson School of Management and has undergone rigorous training with Google for digital advertising. At Ad House Advertising, whenever we start a new digital campaign, it’s Danielle who sets and monitors goal tracking in Google Analytics and Tag Manager – she can tell you exactly how much return you’re getting on your ad spend!

Prior to Edit House, Danielle worked for a background investigation company as a Senior Security Specialist and has a security clearance with the United States Office of Personnel Management. She was also trained by the FBI on how to fingerprint individuals properly.

When Danielle isn’t at work, she loves spending time with her family, trying out new cooking recipes, and decorating her home for every holiday possible! Danielle also works as a housekeeper, chauffeur, personal assistant, personal chef, teacher, and life coach—AKA MOM.

Christina Primaveri
Office Manager

As our Office Manager, Christina keeps the office running smoothly, handles various accounting tasks, and keeps things interesting with her content creation. Christina has extensive experience in a variety of office settings and even holds a BA in Psychology. She also has her cosmetology license, which comes in handy when Edit House needs hair and makeup on production shoots. Before joining Edit House, Christina served as an Account Manager at an Optics company. She also worked in a full-service salon as a Hairstylist and Salon Manager. Christina is always ready for a new challenge, no matter the task. She enjoys cross-training in different areas of the advertising world and learning about the production side of the business. 

James Blackburn

Production Assistant

James Blackburn has been working for Edit House Productions, LLC, for over five years, assisting in various video productions. He has over 17 years of experience on both sides of the camera. James has always loved film; he’s worked on over 200 movies and TV shows as an actor and behind the scenes. He has also won 3 Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy Awards for videography and editing.

Here at Edit House Productions, James Blackburn assists with productions, setting up and tearing down equipment, writing scripts, monitoring sound, creating graphics, and editing video content. His experience and enthusiasm bring much value to the Edit House Productions Team.

He has been in a happy relationship with his significant other, Karen, for 27 years, and they have one cat named Magic.

Raquel Gonzales
Graphic Artist

Raquel is a highly skilled and professional Designer with over 12 years of experience in the industry. She has held several positions managing graphics and marketing departments for small businesses and corporate businesses locally and across the country. She truly loves her field of work and even carries her creativity into her spare time with photography, fine art, and music. When she isn’t working and being creative she also loves the outdoors, sports, and spending time with family and friends.

We’re happy to provide an estimate for your video production project; use the contact form here or call us at 505-404-3535.

Testimonials

Thanks to Edit House, our company has double the business because of the outstanding efforts from your team. This is the beginning of a long and profitable business relationship! Thank you for all you have done to help us grow!     

Kimberly Harmon, American Restoration Water and Fire

The New Mexico State Police has worked with Edit House for years now and we are very happy with the product that has been generated. They are professional and personable. I recommend them to everyone I come into contact that could use their services.   

Kevin Bruno, NMSP Lieutenant

In my book, Edit House is 5 stars! Every year, we premiere a video to show the great work our organization is doing. Six years and videos later, our relationship continues, and each video tops the last! Ed and Kim along with their team capture precious moments and draw out powerful interviews. Great quality work with years of experience behind the business!

Michele Benevidez, The Catholic Foundation

Our experience with Edit House has been outstanding. They are very organized and thorough with everything they do. I highly recommend them! 

Bill Melloy, Melloy Dodge

If there was a rating of 10 stars, they would get it from us!!! They are patient, kind, and willing to share new ideas and what works and what does not.   

Karen Fitzpatrick, Harris Jewelers