Hannes Stimmann


Born 1982 in Berlin, where he grew up in a changing city and studied architecture at the
University of Fine Arts of Berlin (UdK) and the Politecnico di Milano. In 2009 he graduated
with his thesis dealing with Temporary Spaces in Berlin: A film „Luna Park“ and a theoretical
work „Out of Order“ and was awarded with the Max Taut Award (honorable mention) for this
work. In 2010 he moved to Hamburg where he pursued his work with a Master of Fine Art with
focus film at the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg (HFBK). He graduated 2014 with his thesis
about Mobility, Non-Places & Temporary Homes: The film „Off the Grid“, shifting between a
documentary, a road-movie and a staged and improvised film about people who decided to live
outside the system in their mobile homes. In 2014 he co-founded the film cooperation
splitterfilm. Since 2012 he works as a freelancer DoP, Producer and Director and
part time lecturer at the University of Fine Arts of Berlin (UdK). He currently lives in Berlin.