Jamie Selkirk



Full Name: Jamie Selkirk

Birthplace: New Zealand


  • Although he has gained international recognition for his work, just like Peter Jackson, he has chosen to remain in his native New Zealand

  • Began his career with the New Zealand Broadcasting Company, and later worked as a trainee editor and started cutting newsreels, current affairs programmes, documentaries and dramas

  • As well as editing Peter Jackson’s films he has also served as a producer, sound editor and production manager

  • Elected as member of the American Cinema Editors

  • Along with Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor and Tania Rodger, he is a founding member of Weta, which began in 1993/94

    Notable Projects:

  • King Kong (2005)
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
  • The Frighteners (1996)
  • Heavenly Creatures (1994)
  • Braindead (1992)
  • Meet the Feebles (1989)
  • Bad Taste (1987)

    Selected Awards:

  • 2004: Academy Award for Best Editing (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King)


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