Jesse Watt / Senior Editor

Jesse Watt has a degree in Film Theory from the University of California-Berkeley, an MFA from Central Saint Martins, and over a decade of experience in the edit suite. He has worked on narrative features, and edited for a wide range of commercial clients including pieces for several major fashion houses such as Burberry, Givenchy, Chloé, and Gucci. In addition to this, he has recently cut work for brands and institutions such as Nike, Tate Modern, TFL, the Serpentine among many others. His editing work in documentary includes the half-hour film ‘Ademeit’ (2010), and he has directed/edited a rapidly expanding series of arts-based documentaries for Frieze magazine. A 25-minute profile on the art scene of Glasgow was screened during 2014’s GI exhibition and was the first film chosen for the new BBC Art Screen strand. In feature drama,‘The Turning’ (2013), an anthology film based on the short stories of Tim Winton and sporting an ensemble cast including Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving and Rose Byrne, recently had its international premiere at the Berlinale Film Festival and was nominated by AACTA for best editing.