Gerhard Schumm

Gerhard Schumm

Editor and Director, Berlin (Germany)

Following studies in Film Direction and Psychology, he received a Ph.D. in Philosophy. He has worked as a film editor and screenwriter since 1973, for documentaries and experimental films. He has conducted important research and written extensively on the esthetics and theory of editing and more, including the book 'Der Film verliert sein Handwerk', and co-authored with Hans J. Wulff, 'Film und Psychologie'. He’s taught at many film schools, including HfbK, Hamburg; UdK, Berlin; FHSS, Berlin; FU, Berlin; HU, Berlin; Vienna Film Academy; HFF, Potsdam; ZeLIG, Bolzano; Filmarche, Berlin. Visit his website dedicated to film editing: www.montagetheorie.de

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