Joanna Morton is a Cape Town based film & video editor with over 5 years experience in the field. She graduated from CityVarsity Film & Multimedia School in 2005, having studied Film & Television Production Techniques, and now specialises in non-linear editing and post production.
During her studies she worked as a freelance video editor for various production companies, including Homebrew Films and Pitch Black Films.
From 2006 until 2010 she was employed as a full time editor at Platypus Productions. She worked extensively with various visual editing software including the Adobe CS5 Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro and Media 100i. Joanna also has basic Photoshop, After Effects, DVD Authoring and Encoding skills.
No stranger to the pressures of the industry, Joanna has worked with some of the top ad agencies in South Africa, and has a passion for "putting the pieces of the puzzle together". Some of her most notable work includes Union Swiss's global Bio-Oil Campaign and also her corporate videos for VW's Annual Dealer & Supplier Awards. She has also worked on various sets of tv commercials for clients such as Musica, Ackermans and Woolworths.
Joanna has also edited a number of music videos, including M-Net South African Idols Winner Jody's "Kiss of Life" as well as the first video from local band, Bed on Bricks' third album, "Royal Honey".