about

Matthias Schwelm | Film Editor – work

+49 (0) 177 55 12 937
mail@matthias-schwelm.com

Matthias Schwelm was born in 1978 in Berlin, Germany and studied at the Film Academy Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg. He was a student of Thomas Schadt, Nico Hofmann and Christian Wagner. Matthias works as a freelance editor since 2003. Since 2016 he is also conducting editing workshops and seminars at universities and companies. Since 2020 he is a member of the German Film Editors Association (BFS). Matthias lives in Berlin.

FILMOGRAPHY – FILM EDITOR (Selection)

SOLEY – LIFE WITH SYNGAP (2021)
social spot / documentary, 1 + 4 min, HD, Germany
director: Sophie Malo
production: Neutrinos Productions GmbH, Berlin

SOUND-TRECK EUROPE – GREECE (2021)
documentary series, 52 min, HD, Germany / Greece
director: Alexander Schimpke
production: EuroArts Music International GmbH, Berlin / for WDR and arte

SOUND-TRECK EUROPE – NORWAY (2020)
documentary series, 52 min, HD, Germany / Norway
director: Sonja Fröhlich
prodcution: EuroArts Music International GmbH, Berlin / for WDR and arte

ZIELFAHNDER III – The Arabian Adventure (working title) – (2020, in production)
fiction feature, 90 min, 4K, Germany / Marocco
director: Connie Walther
production: Wiedemann & Berg Television GmbH & Co. KG, Munich / for ARD

VICE News Report – ENDE GELÄNDE (2019)
web magazin, 7 min, 2K, Germany
director: Maria Thrän
production: VICE GmbH, Berlin

FUNK – 100percentme – Jess (2019)
web series, 5 min, 2K, Deutschland
director: Susanne Bauer
production: VICE GmbH, Berlin

CAVA LUNA – Legends of the deserts (2019)
tv commercial, 1min, 2K, Germany
director: Sebastian Poerschke
production: Polly Films GmbH, Berlin

ONEonONEonONE – 3-channel-video installation (2019)
Wiebke Puls, Barbara Nüsse, Daniel Zillmann, Wolfram Koch, Andreas Beck, Carolin Conrad, Kate Strong, Five Easy Pieces
3-channel-video installation, 23 min, HD, Deutschland
director: Marcus Gaab
production: The Gaabs, Berlin

ONEonONEonONE (2019)
Karin Littmann Persona / SheShePop Oratorium
theatre trailer, 3 min + 2 min, 4K, Germany
director: Marcus Gaab
production: The Gaabs, Berlin

DGB – 1.Mai Demonstration / Europawahl (2019)
commercials, 2 x 1 min, 2K, Germany
director: John Kolya Reichart
production: Polly Films GmbH, Berlin

YOUNG BLOODS BERLIN (2019)
web series, 8 min, 4K, Germany
director: David Incorvaia / Hugo Heimpel
production: LURE Media GmbH, Berlin

ELDHESTAR – Horse Riding Tours (2016 – 2019)
8 x commercials, HD, Island
director / cinematographer: Birgit Gudjonsdottir (BVK)
production: Eldhestar, Island

LOVE IN TEL AVIV (2019)
web series, 8 min, 4K, Israel
director: David Incorvaia
production: LURE Media GmbH, Berlin

THE ORIGINAL WAY – Coca-Cola (2018)
commercial, 2 x 20 sec., HD, Germany
director: David Incorvaia
production: LURE Media GmbH, Berlin

COUNTER CULTURE – Girls Can’t Drive & Motorcycle Shaman (2018)
trailer – web series, 4 x 1 min, 2K, South Africa / Peru
director: David Incorvaia / Hugo Heimpel
production: LURE Media GmbH, Berlin

LOVE IN TOKYO (2018)
web series, 7 min, 2K, Japan
director: Hugo Heimpel
production: LURE Media GmbH, Berlin

DW – GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Desalination in Columbia (2018)
tv documentary, 6 min, HD, Columbia
director: Carolina Chimoy
production: Deutsche Welle, Berlin

ONEonONEonONE (2018)
Daniel Zillmann Faust / Paul Schröder & Thomas Niehaus Odyssee
theatre trailer, 3 min + 9 min, 6K, Germany
director: Marcus Gaab
prodcution: Berliner Festspiele GmbH & Polly Films, Berlin

THE GOOD SOIL (2018)
experimental film, 34 min, 4K, Norway / Irland / Germany
director: Michael John Whelan
production: Michael John Whelan & Rookery Productions, Berlin

MANIFESTA 11 – What People Do For Money (2015 – 2016)
postproduction supervisor / advisor to the art director Christian Jankowski
27 x art documentaries, 391 min, HD, Switzerland
production: Manifesta 11- Biennial of Contemporary Art / ZHdK – Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Zürich

THE LEGEND OF THE ARTIST (2016)
video art / mockumentary, 33 min, HD, Germany
director: Christian Jankowski
production: Christian Jankowski

UNGLÄUBIGES GLÜCK (2014)
3-channel-video installation, 29 min, HD, Germany
director: Christian Jankowski
production: Christian Jankowski / Deichtorhallen – Museum of Contemporary Art, Hamburg

1 + 1 = 1 (2014)
experimental music video, 14 min, HD, Germany
producer, co-writer, co-camera, co-editor
director: Vera Müller
production: Liebe Arbeit Kino, Berlin

MAGIC NUMBERS (2013)
experimental film / video art, 26 min, HD, Germany / Italy
director: Christian Jankowski
production: Christian Jankowski / MAMbo – Museo d‘Arte Moderna di Bologna / Fondazione del Monte, Bologna

HEAVY WEIGTH HISTORY (2013)
sport documentary / video art, 42 min, HD, Germany / Poland
director: Christian Jankowski
production: Christian Jankowski / The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

JAPANESE EROTIC ART JORINDE VOIGT (2013)
short documentary, 7 min, HD, Germany
director: Carolin Würfel
production: Jorinde Voigt

THE EYE OF DUBAI (2012)
experimental film / video art, 47 min, HD, Germany / Dubai
director: Christian Jankowski
production: Christian Jankowski / BBC, London / Rami Farook, Dubai / Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

AMOR & PSYCHE (2012)
short fiction, 20 min, HD, Germany
director: Vera Müller
production: Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg / Liebe Arbeit Kino, Berlin

THE WILL OF THE CURATOR (2011)
experimental film / video art, 114 min, HD, Germany
director: Christian Jankowski
production: Christian Jankowski / Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

THE FINEST ART ON WATER (2011)
experimental film / video art, 10 min, HD, Germany
director: Christian Jankowski
production: Christian Jankowski / Frieze Foundation, London / Lisson Gallery, London

CASTING JESUS (2011)
2-channel-video installation, 60 min, HD, Germany / Italy
director: Christian Jankowski
production: Christian Jankowski / Giubilarte Eventi, Rom / Lisson Gallery, London


FILMOGRAPHY – FILM DIRECTOR (Selection)

LUCY & MICKY (in development)
fiction feature, 90 min, 4K, Germany / Greece
co-director, co-author, co-producer / in collaboration with Vera Müller
production: Liebe Arbeit Kino, Berlin

PARADISE NOW (2016)
short fiction, 21 min, HD, Germany
co-director, co-author, co-producer, co-editor / in collaboration with Vera Müller
production: Liebe Arbeit Kino, Berlin

RA TI DI – SCENES OF A FRIENDSHIP (2014)
short fiction, 15 min, HD, Germany
production: Liebe Arbeit Kino, Berlin / Filmemacher, Berlin

ONCE IN AUTUMN… (2010)
experimental film, 41 min, HD & DV, Germnay / Poland / Bosnia
director, co-author, co-editor
production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg / Filmemacher, Berlin

MAHEK (2007) – Associate Director
fiction feature, 75 min, 35mm, Indien
director: Kranti Kanade
production: CFSI – Children Film Society of India & Chaitra Arts Pune, India

LITTLE PRESENTS (2006)
fiction feature, 60 min, DV, Germany
production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg

KU MUND TA GJEJ ENVER HOXHA? – Where is Enver Hoxha? (2006)
short documentary, 22 min, DV-CAM, Albania / Germany
production: ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehung, Stuttgart / Marubi Film and Media School, Tirana / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg

TSUNAMI – ODER: DIE MAXIMALE MITMENSCHLICHKEIT (2006)
short fiction, 15 min, DigiBeta 35, Germany
co-director, co-author / in collaboration with Connie Walther
production: Filmflut Film, Berlin

ELEKTRA AND THE DRESS (2004)
short fiction, 27 min, 16 mm, Germany
production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg

TRAUM IST AUS (2003)
short ficiton, 11 min, DVCPro, Germany
production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg

GROUP ADJUSTMENTS (2003)
short fiction, 21 min, miniDV, Germany
co-director, co-author / in collaboration with Christian Schwochow
production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg