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2000 - present

Film and Production

- Lead Film Editor

Post Production Coordinator & Supervisor

- Working closely with other creative and production Dept.
- Planning, coordinating, hiring & instructing editorial team, quality and creative control, time scheduling,

postproduction procedures for picture, digital fx & sound with Director and Line Producer,expertise in

image & sound works for a variety of feature films, documentaries, music videos & music editing.

- Feature Films include : Don’t Come Knocking. Director, Wim Wenders
- Documentaries include : Forever and a day. Director, Katja von Garnier
- Commercial Film : Shorts, Commercials (VW), EPK (Columbia Tristar) and corporate films.

- Web Film : Gentux for Sandbox Studio SF & Nexus for Fridays Films, Marlborough Events


Nominations for Editing

2019 win for Holy Spirit

2018 win for Holy Spirit

2009 German Film Awards & Member of the German Film Academy

2005 European Film Awards & Member of the European Film Academy


1993 - 2002

- Produced, financed and directed shorts, documentaries & corporate films
- Experience with film distribution, film marketing, coordinating and logistics, TV Stations BR/Arte


1992 - 2000

1st Assistant Editor

Post Production Coordinator

responsible for all the logistics in & around the film editing process,

inventory control for an incredible amount of footage, coordinating special fx & sound departments,

as well as sound editing and facilitating communicating between post-production, production and set.


1991 - 1992
Apprentice for Various Productions on Set and Post production

- Assistant post production department in Ireland  for production Words Upon the Window Pane with Geraldine Chaplin

- Syncing daily rushes of film footage
- Communicating between film developing lab and the Producer & Director of the film



San Francisco Art Institute Film class with Jay Boekelheide, European Film Academy Masterclass “At The Cutting Edge” with Herve Schneid, Asssistant to Peter Przygodda, Kaskeline Film School Berlin

Int. Film School Cologne


Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Romania, UK, South Africa, Cape Verde Island & US


I had the honor to work with ...


Wim Wenders, Volker Schloendorff, Katja v. Garnier, Gavin Millar, John Irvin, Mika Kaurismäki,

Vivianne Blumenschein, Marco Kreutzpaintner, Brent Jones, Niko v. Glasow, Romuald Karmakar,

Klaus Menzel, Uwe Janson, Jens Wenkel


Actors participating 

Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Sharon Stone, Andy Garcia, Tim Roth, Woody Harrelson, Elisabeth Shue,

Dennis Hopper, Henry Lee Hopper, Mila Jovovich, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Jeron Krabbe, Barbara Hershey,

Geraldine Chaplin, Elisabeth McGovern, Eva Marie Saint, Fairuza Balk, Gabriel Mann, Armin Müller Stahl,

Otto Sander, Götz George, August Diehl Franka Potente, Andrew Buchan, Ken Duken, Nicolai Kinski,

Bibiane Beglau, Nadja Uhl, Martin Wuttke, Frederik Lau, Martin Semmelrogge, Katharina Thalbach,

Anna Thalbach, Christiane Hörbiger, Rüdiger Vogler, Daniel Olbrichski, Marvie Hörbiger, Hanno Koffler,

Thomas Kretschmann, Ivan Stebunov, Jochen Nickel, Jan Decleir, Radek Brzobohaty, Harald Juhnke, Otto,



Musicians in films and or contributing the music 

Lou Reed, The Scorpions, Irmin Schmidt, Reijo Taipale, M.A. Numinen, Seun Kuti, Femi Kuti, Campino, David Zinmann Tonhalle Zurich Orchester, Billy Cobham, Bela B. Felsenheimer, Madredeus etc.







Resume Oli Weiss
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