Matthew Hannam

Matthew Hannam

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program, Short Dramatic Film Program

Title While at CFC


Completion Year

2005, 2006

Current Information


Matthew Hannam grew up in Winnipeg, Canada where he attended The University of Winnipeg studying Film, Theatre and Economics. There he made films at the famous Winnipeg Film Group and eventually worked as an additional editor on Guy Maddin's My Dad is 100 Yeas Old and My Winnipeg. Soon after he moved to Toronto to attend the Canadian Film Centre and stayed on to pursue a career in editing.

He started working with Bruce McDonald on The Tracey Fragments and found himself moving between film and television. His first feature was Matt Bissonnette's Passenger Side starring Adam Scott. Following that he made films with Bruce McDonald, Don McKellar, Leonard Farlinger, Aaron Woodley, Jamie Travis and Brandon Cronenberg.

Cronenberg's Antiviral premiered at Cannes in 2012. Following that, he edited Denis Villeneuve's Enemy for which he won a Canadian Screen Award.

Currently, Hannam is working with Borderline Films (Martha Marcy May Marlene) on Josh Mond's debut feature James White. Next is Patricia Rozema's Into The Forest starring Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood.