Every year, the participants of the Doc Launch Presentation go through a preparatory session with rehearsal moderators and film editors. IDF is proud to confirm this year's couple of editors who will come to Prague and attend the two-day workshop held within East Doc Platform.
Doc Launch Presentations annually introduces the most promising documentary rough cuts form Eastern Europe, providing the producers with an opportunity to confront the audiences of film professionals from Europe and North America. The presentation will be preceded by a preparatory workshop which will include consultations of distribution strategy with festival selectors and distributors as well as rough cut consultations with renowned editors.
Doc Launch Presentations consulting | March 8 - 9 | Prague
This year the following editors will be at your disposal to assist you with rough cut fine-tuning:
Stephan Krumbiegel was born October 5, 1964 in Stuttgart. After finishing his studies in media technique engineering, he starts his professional career as a co-director and editor on a long feature documentary upon developing aid projects in West Africa. Then he works as a freelance production manager for several years and becomes a set coordinator on several fiction features. In addition to that he edits many student films in cooperation with film students around the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and the Berlin film schools. Since 1996 he works as a freelance editor of feature and documentary films. Stephan Krumbiegel teaches editing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg since 2001 and become professor of film editing at the Babelsberg Film School „Konrad Wolf“ in Potsdam in 2007.
His most significant work includes:
Where the Sky touches the Earth (1999, Director: Frank Müller)
Lost Killers (2000, Director: Dito Tsintsadze)
Berlin: Sinfonie einer Großstadt / Berlin Symphony (2001, Director: Thomas Schadt)
Unternehmen Paradies (2001, Director: Volker Sattel)
They´ve got Knut (2002, Director: Stefan Krohmer)
Familienkreise (2003, Director: Stefan Krohmer)
White Ravens, Nightmare Tchetchenia (2005, Directors: Johann Feindt / Tamara Trampe)
Heimatklänge (2006, Director: Stefan Schwietert)
Someone Beside You (2006, Director: Edgar Hagen)
Night before Eyes (2008, Director: Brigitte Bertele)
Wiegenlieder/Lullabies (2009, Directors: Johann Feindt /Tamara Trampe)
Unter Kontrolle/Under Control (2010, Director: Volker Sattel)
Gerhard Richter – Painting (2010, Director: Corinna Belz)
ocuppation: Director, Editor
Born in 1949 in former Czechoslovakia and based in France, Stan Neumann started his film career as an editor and makes inventively constructed documentaries on culture and history. Has made over 30 documentary films/series, including: The Last Marranos (70', 1990); Rainer Maria Rilke (52', 1997); A House in Prague (70', 1998); Norman Mailer's America (3x52', 1998-99); Apparatchiks & Businessmen (52', 2001); L'Expressionnisme allemand (65', 2005); Buren et le Guggenheim (60', 2006); The Hidden Life of Masterpieces - Rembrandt (43', 2009); La Photographie surréaliste (26', 2009); Stargazer, (90', feature film produced by Les Films d’Ici / Arte Cinema, 2010, release planned for spring 2011); Les Primitifs de la Photographie (26', 2010). Since 1994, along with Richard Copans, he has been in charge of the TV collection Architectures (Arte/Les Films d’Ici/Musée d’Orsay/Musée du Louvre/Centre Georges Pompidou/Dapa). So far 40 films (x26’) have been made, Stan Neumann has directed 17 of them.