James Fink-Jensen

Freelance Video Editor & Photo Editor

Location:Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 Skills
James Fink-Jensen

Creative and organised filmmaker, skilled particularly in directing and video editing. Driven to take clients' stories and visions to the next level, whether for the digital and social media space, film or television.

Personal Statement

Work Experience

Director and Editor of Mr India (short documentary) Stonehedge Film

• Leading a crew from pre to post production
• Editing a multi-cam camera setup, including Blackmagic 4K footage
• Selected for eight international film festivals (Semi-Finalist in two)
Videographer & Digital Content Creator

Eastern Suburbs Association Football Club 2015-

• Creating video content for social media channels
• Filming and editing National games for coaching analysis and highlights
• Managing the social media for Auckland’s largest amateur football club

Live Camera Operator

Magness Video 2018-

• Live television filming of horse trot races from various camera positions
• Setting up broadcasting cameras, equipment, and cable management
Camera Assistant, Gaffer and Sound Recordist
A1 Driving School 2020
• Fulfilling these roles for seven instructional defensive driving videos
Videographer & Digital Content Creator
Auckland Fringe Festival 2019-
• Filming and editing artist interviews for social media channels
• Managing sponsored content and Auckland Fringe branding
Videographer & Digital Content Creator
World School Sevens 2019
• Filming a Powhiri, multiple ceremonies, and live footage of the event
• Live social media management


Bachelor of Screen Production

The University of Auckland 2016-2019

• Directed and worked with actors
• Learned project management in Adobe Premiere Pro
• Developed projects from the intial pitching stage
• Drafted up call sheets for film shoots

NCEA Qualification

Glendowie College 2011-2015

• Awarded the The Edward van Boheemen Service Cup for creating video content, highlighting school events, clubs, sports and prefect activities
• 4 years of media studies - covering film theory, advertising, music video making, editing on Adobe Premiere Pro and short film production


Video Editing

• 5+ years’ experience with Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro
• 2+ years’ experience with the Adobe Suite including InDesign, Photoshop
and After Effects

Creative Collaboration

• Eleven years of experience self-funding film projects
• Coordination with team in each stage of production and department
• Videographer, editor, director and producer for several brands
• Communication with team members over Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom
and using Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive for video sharing
• Virtual and physical pitches of ideas with the aid of storyboards, moodboards, treatments and story outlines


• 10 years’ experience with the Microsoft Suite
• Experience digitising documents
• Worked on updating customer databases
Social Media Management
• Daily social media posting for Eastern Suburbs AFC's Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Digital content includes video interviews, news articles, club updates, team photos and graphic designs
• Running a successful campaign for Stonehedge Film's Mr India documentary. This includes behind the scenes photos, film stills and clips and trailers
• Drafting and scheduling social media posts

Restricted NZ Drivers License


Chris Ruffell (ESAFC)
Nigel Matthews (Magness Video)
Zachary Macer (Auckland Fringe)
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Photo Editing