Consultant Editor


Matthieu Taponier is a Franco-American screenwriter, script consultant and film editor. After studying Modern Literature in Paris, he completed an MFA in filmmaking at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

As a script consultant, he received training at the TorinoFilmLab’s Script&Pitch program and has been tutoring since in workshops such as the Critic’s Week Next Step, “Next Step”, DFI’s “Hezayah Screenwriting Lab” and Le Groupe Ouest (Cross Chanel Film Lab, Puissance & Ame, LIM – Less is More). 



Extract from his filmography:

2020 Beginning by Dea Kulumbegashvili  – Script & Film editor (Feature Film) – Cannes label 2020, FIPRESCI TIFF 2020, Golden Shell San Sebastian 2020

2020 Adventures of a Mathematician by Thorsten Klein – Film editor (Feature Film) – Palm Springs 2020


2018 – Sunset, by László Nemes– Co-writer & Film editor (Feature Film) FIPRESCI Venice 2018

2015 – Son of Saul, by László Nemes– Script & Film editor (Feature Film) – Grand Prix Cannes 2015, Golden Globe, Oscar and BAFA 2016 Best Foreign Language Filmi