LINTELFILM is a video production company and online video marketing agency. We specialise in corporate and nonprofit promotional filmmaking and online video strategy. 

Based in County Durham, we work across the North East - from Newcastle to Middlesbrough, Sunderland to Darlington - and beyond.

Trusted by:

Above: Our 2016 showreel

Illac Diaz, CEO Litre of Light

"Lintelfilm captured the non-profit movement Liter of Light through the work of light artist Mick Stephenson. They captured the process of the artist and the spirit of the cause beautifully ..."

—Illac Diaz, Global Director Liter of Light & Executive Director MyShelter Foundation


Lintelfilm was founded by filmmaker and Durham native Matt James Smith. Holding an MFA and PhD in lens-based media from Newcastle University, Matt has over twelve years experience delivering engaging, creative and beautifully crafted films to a wide audience.

We have worked with many prominent organisations both within the North East region and beyond, including Durham Cathedral, Killhope Lead Mining Museum and Artichoke (organisers of the Lumiere Festival). Matt has worked on projects funded by bodies such as Big Lottery FundNorthern Rock FoundationArts Council England, Firstport Social Entrepreneurs Fund and the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Lintelfilm's founder Matt James Smith filming the creation of Litre of Light at Durham Cathedral for Lumiere Durham 2015. You can connect with Matt on LinkedIn.

Lintelfilm's founder Matt James Smith filming the creation of Litre of Light at Durham Cathedral for Lumiere Durham 2015. You can connect with Matt on LinkedIn.


We put listening to our clients and understanding the needs of their audience first. Whilst our approach is documentary-based, we shoot with a cinematic style and put a strong emphasis on storytelling and emotional engagement. We understand the power of film and the need for web-based video to be compelling and concise.

We know what a promotional video needs to achieve and what form it needs to take. With over 12 years experience of working with video, we know how to craft short, compelling and visually rich stories that build trust and affection.

Online Video for Everyone

Recent advancements in low-cost, high-specification filmmaking technology have led to the widespread democratisation of cinematic film production. The power of cinema and "real" filmmaking is now available at affordable prices to any person, group or business that wishes to harness it. 

Lintelfilm use cutting-edge, small-form-factor digital cinema cameras (capable of shooting 4K, super slow-motion, ProRes and RAW). You can therefore be confident that your film will be of the highest technical standards. 

The bottom line is that this cost-effective camera technology allows us to deliver to the highest standards, be un-obtrusive as we work and provide exceptional value to our clients.

Contact us now for a free consultation and guide to our pricing.

Peace of Mind

Lintelfilm is fully covered by both public liability insurance and professional indemnity insurance. Matt is also CRB certified.

You can read feedback from some of our past clients on our testimonials page and you can also find client reviews on our Google Plus Page.


We are a registered Provider for NBSL’s North East Business Support Fund helping businesses to improve their competitiveness. Find out more at https://www.nbsl.org.uk/how-we-can-help/growing-your-business   

Applications can be made at http://www.nbsl.org.uk/nebsf-application