Simon Gutknecht

Film Editing
Master of Arts in Film 2016
Bachelor of Arts in Film 2013
Born 1987 in Uster, raised in Langenthal. Since 2003 realisation of various film projects. 2002-2006 high school and graduation. 2006-2008 various internships in film industry and stays abroad. Since 2012 Assistant Editor in addition to personal projects. 2013 Bachelor of Arts in Film at the Zurich University of the Arts.
Editor

2018 | Seitentriebe, Season 2 | Langfilm / SRF
Regie: Güzin Kar

2018 | Volunteer (AT) | Documentary
Regie: Anna Thommen und Lorenz Nufer

2018 | Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes | Mira Film / Isotope / Eagle Rock
Regie: Sophie Huber

2018 | Ich und Alle Anderen | Documentary | 16 min | Drehtag
Regie: Luca Ribler und Fabian Kaiser

2018 | Cochela | Experimentalfilm | 5 min
Regie: Diego Hauenstein

2017 | Shadow Thieves | Documentary | Riniker Communications
Regie: Felix von Muralt

2017 | Seitentriebe | TV Series | SRF, Langfilm
Regie: Güzin Kar

2017 | Facing Mecca | Drama | 27 min | Switzerland
Regie: Jan-Eric Mack

2016 | Periphery | Fiction | 81 min | Switzerland
Director: Lisa Brühlmann, Yasmin Joerg, Jan-Eric Mack, Luca Ribler, Wendy Pillonel

2016 | Labyrinth | Drama | 19 min | Switzerland
Regie: Diego Hauenstein

2016 | Zik | Fiction | 12 min | ZHdK
Regie: Diego Hauenstein

2015 | De letscht Fall | Thriller, Drama | 19 min | Switzerland
Regie: Luca Ribler

2015 | Der Bestatter | TV Series | Snake, SRF | CH
Director: Tom Gerber

2015 | Parents | Drama | 15.5 min | Switzerland
Regie: Luca Ribler

2014 | Sparrows and Snorkels | Comedy | 15 min | Switzerland
Regie: Elena Brotschi

2013 | Freunde | Fiction | 12 min | ZHdK | CH
Director: Luca Ribler

2014 | Abi means papa | Documentary | 78 min | Switzerland, Indonesia
Regie: Armin Tobler und Simon Gutknecht

2012 | Where are we going | Coming of Age | 20 min | Switzerland
Regie: Cosima Frei

Production Manager

2013 | Alfonso | Drama, Comedy | 18.5 min | Switzerland
Regie: Jan-Eric Mack

2016 | Trieb | Drama | 3 min | Reizflut | CH
Director: Diego Hauenstein

Screenplay, Director

2014 | Abi means papa | Documentary | 78 min | Switzerland, Indonesia
Regie: Armin Tobler und Simon Gutknecht

2012 | Treehouse | Drama | 14 min | Switzerland

2010 | Domis Sketches | Music Film | 10 min | CH

2009 | Versprochen | Fiction | 4 min | CH

2009 | Fluchtskizze | Fiction | 4 min | CH

Showcase Projects

Facing Mecca

Editor | 2017 | MA Film | 27 min

Roli comes to Fareed’s assistance when he is faced with the burial of his Muslim wife.

Periphery

Editor | 2016 | MA Film | 81 min

Five life stories, all being connected the fight for their rights, dignity and respect.

Labyrinth

Editor | 2016 | BA Film | 19 min

Carnival

De letscht Fall

Editor | 2015 | 19 min

Kurt Früh Reloadet: Studenten interpretieren Kurt Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Abi means papa

Director, Cinematography, Editor, Screenplay | 2014 | BA Film | 78 min

Armin travels to Indonesia with two friends to find his birth father.

Parents

Editor | 2015 | BA Film | 15.5 min

Mathias and Nina are prospective parents. But their relationship is on shaky ground.

Alfonso

Production Manager | 2013 | BA Film | 18.5 min

Alfonso is a stage hypnotist, gruff and shrewd.

Treehouse

Director, Editor, Screenplay | 2012 | BA Film | 14 min

Two siblings, a brother and a sister, meet in an empty house.

Where are we going

Editor | 2012 | BA Film | 20 min

Cem runs away from his family who want to ship him back to Turkey.