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Full Name  Matthew Chesse
Role  Film Editor
Occupation  Film editor
Spouse  Gillian Harwood Chesse
Years active  1992-present
Movies  An Evil Town
Name  Matt Chesse

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Born  October 27, 1965 (age 50) (1965-10-27) San Francisco, California, U.S.
Education  San Francisco State University
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Film Editing, Satellite Award for Best Editing
Similar People  Roberto Schaefer, Richard Pearson, Milo Addica, Matthew Michael Carnahan, Sean Albertson

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Matthew "Matt" Chesse (born October 27, 1965) is an American film editor, producer, and director who is mainly associated with Independent films. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Film Editing for Finding Neverland (2004). Chesse has edited most of the films directed by Marc Forster, including the recent James Bond film Quantum of Solace (2008).


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Early life

Chesse was born and raised in the San Francisco area, and received a bachelor's degree in English literature from San Francisco State University.


After college he was invited to relocate to Los Angeles to assist Peter Kagan, a director of commercials, at Stiefel and Co.. He next worked as an assistant to Angus Wall, an editor at the commercial editorial shop Rock, Paper, Scissors. Chesse became an editor under the tutelage of David Lee and Lauren Zuckerman. His first project with Marc Forster was on the film Everything Put Together (2000), which led to their collaboration on the very successful film Monster's Ball (2001).


Chesse has been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors.

He has been nominated, for an Oscar in 2005: Best Achievement in Editing for Finding Neverland(2004), an Eddie in 2005: Best Edited Feature Film – Dramatic for Finding Neverland (2004), and a Satellite Award in 2008: Best Film Editing for Quantum of Solace (2008) which he shared with: Richard Pearson)

Personal life

Chesse currently lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, two children and one dog named Shortbread.

Editing credits

Matthew Chesse began his career as an editor. His editing credits include:

  • Everything Put Together (2000)
  • Monster's Ball (2001) (as Matt Chessé)
  • Finding Neverland (2004)
  • Stay (2005)
  • Ellie Parker (2005)
  • Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
  • The Kite Runner (2007)
  • Quantum of Solace (2008)
  • Warrior (2011)
  • Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
  • World War Z (2013)
  • Fort Bliss (2013)
  • The Best of Me (2014)
  • The Gift (2015)
  • Money Monster (2016)
  • References

    Matt Chesse Wikipedia