Hannes Bruun is a Berlin-based Freelance Film Editor for feature films and documentaries.

He was born in 1985 in Münster and after high school he completed a training for "media design for images and sound" in Cologne. From 2009 to 2016 he studied film editing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Since 2010 he worked with directors such as Sandra Wollner, Philip Gröning, Nicole Vögele, Soleen Yusef or Daniel Sager on films, which have been shown and awarded at international film festivals.

"The Police Officer's Wife" (director: Philip Gröning) won the "Special Jury Award" at the Venice Film Festival 2013. "House without Roof" (director: Soleen Yusef) received the "Special Jury Award" at the Montreal World Film Festival 2016. The documentary "Closing Time" (director: Nicole Vögele) won the Cineasti del presente "Special Jury Award" and the "Cinelab Award" at the Locarno International Film Festival 2018.

For "The Trouble with being Born" (director: Sandra Wollner) he was awarded for "Best Artistic Editing of a Feature Film" at the Diagonale 2020 and nominated for the "Edimotion Editing Award" 2021 as well as for "Best Editing" at the "German Critics Association Awards" 2021. The film also won the Encounters "Special Jury Award" at the Berlin International Film Festival, the Austrian Film Award "Romy" for Best Feature Film, the main prize of the Diagonale, the German Critics Association Award and four Austrian Film Awards.

Since 2020 he is also working as a guest lecturer at DFFB Berlin, Film Academy Baden-Württemberg, IFS Cologne and HfBK Dresden.

He is a member of the Federal Association of Film Editing, the German Film Academy and the European Film Academy.