* 1979 in Schwäbisch Hall.

Right after school and civil service Thomas did several internships at various film and TV production companies.

2002 he started an apprenticeship as an audio-visual media designer.
Two years later he began studying „montage and editing“ at the Filmakademie Baden- Württemberg.

During his studies he won the German Film Award for Best Short and the student Oscar for Best Foreign Short with VON HUNDEN UND PFERDEN directed by Thomas Stuber with whom he worked on two more films. The latest being HERBERT which won the German Film Award for Best Film in Silver in 2016.

His graduation film, THE DAY I WASNT BORN directed by Florian Cossen and BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ directed by Burhan Qurbani had also several nominations for the German Film Awards in 2011 and 2020. BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ also won the German Film Award for Best Film in Silver in 2020.

Since 2010 Philipp Thomas has been working as a freelance editor for feature films and commercials.

Filmography (selected):

 

2021
DER RUSSE IST EINER, DER BIRKEN LIEBT
Director: Pola Beck

2020
DIE ALBANISCHE JUNGFRAU
Director: Bujar Alimani

2019
TAGE DES LETZTEN SCHNEES
Director: Lars-Gunnar Lotz

2019
BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ
Director: Burhan Qurbani

2018
POLIZEIRUF 110 – ROSTOCK
Director: Lars-Gunnar Lotz

2017
DIE VIERHÄNDIGE /
engl. FOUR HANDS
Director: Oliver Kienle

2017
ZWEI IM FALSCHEN FILM
Director: Laura Lackmann

2015
COCONUT HERO
Director: Florian Cossen

HERBERT /
engl. A HEAVY HEART

Director: Thomas Stuber

2013
KING PING – TIPPEN TAPPEN TÖDCHEN
Director: Claude Giffel

2011

VON HUNDEN UND PFERDEN /
engl. OF DOGS AND HORSES

Director: Thomas Stuber

2010
DAS LIED IN MIR /
engl. THE DAY I WASN`T BORN
Director: Florian Cossen

2008
TEENAGE ANGST
Director: Thomas Stuber

 

AWARDS:

2021:

I BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ I
German Film Critics Award – Best Film Editing

2020:
I BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ I
 70. Berlinale / Competition
German Film Award in Silver – Outstanding Feature Film
German Film Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role – ALBRECHT SCHUCH
Nomination:
German Film Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – WELKET BUNGUÉ
German Film Awards – Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role – JELLA HAASE

2017:
I DIE VIERHÄNDIGE I
Filmfest München
Chicago International Filmfest
Tallinn – Black Nights – Filmfest

I ZWEI IM FALSCHEN FILM I
Filmfest München

2016:
| HERBERT |

German Film Award in Silver – Outstanding Feature Film
German Film Award – Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – PETER KURTH

2015:
I COCONUT HERO I
Filmfest München
Zurich Film Festival – Nominee

2012:
| OF DOGS AND HORSES |

German Short Film Award in Gold – Outstanding Short Film – Under 30 Minutes Length
Student Academy Awards in Silver – Foreign Short

2010:
| DAS LIED IN MIR |
German Film Awards – Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role – BEATRIZ SPELZINI
Montréal World Film Festival – FIPRESCI Prize
Montréal World Film Festival – Most Popular Film of the Festival
Zurich Film Festival – Golden Eye

2008:
| TEENAGE ANGST |

German Camera Award – Best Film Editing
58. Berlinale Perspective German Cinema