Editor News – Ashley Smith

Ashley is one of South Africa’s most experienced editors having cut everything from documentaries to drama, actuality and commercials.

Ashley is well known for his documentary work, he has an excellent feature film and series filmography too.  Many of the shows he has cut have won prestigious awards, including an Emmy, a Grierson Award for Best Documentary on British Television, and the Grierson Premier Award for Best Documentary Overall. He has also received the South African Guild of Editors Award for Best Documentary Editing.

“Last of the Big Tuskers”, a film he has just completed, has recently won the “Best Nature Feature” at the Hollywood Independent Documentary Awards and is an official selection for the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival with screenings in New York and Los Angeles.

Also currently on the international festival circuit, is “To Tokyo”, a feature film he cut last year, which has just been selected for the Defy Film Festival in Tennessee.







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