James Balutan

video editor

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james@photographerswithoutborders.org

A little bit about you:
A passionate video editor, focused on creating compelling stories and aesthetic.

A little bit about your role at PWB:
As the Video Editor, I am responsible for creating video content that will be used for various purposes such as the PWB TV series, short videos for social media, trailers, and promotional videos.

The best part of my job is being able to tell the unique and wonderful stories our photographers and videographers have captured throughout the world.

What are you most passionate about?
I am most passionate about Videography and Video Editing. Being able to create visual content that tells a story is something I love to do.

When you are not working, what do you enjoy doing?
When I am not working, I enjoy playing basketball, playing video games, going to concerts, and cycling around the city.

3 things on your Bucket List:
• Swim with a Blue Whale • Live in Tokyo • Go to a Frank Ocean concert

What inspires you?
What inspires me is the flow and energy of a busy and bustling city. The large crowd of people and moving cars, drowned by a wide array of sounds allows me to feel and view different perspectives when it comes to my work.

Favourite Books / Podcasts:
Some of my favourite books are The Life of Pi, Lord of the Rings, and Cloud Atlas.

Favourite quote:
"Everything happens for a reason"