Stephan Krumbiegel was born October 5, 1964 in Stuttgart. After finishing his studies in media technique engineering, he started his professional career as a co-director and editor on a long feature documentary upon developing aid projects in West Africa. Then he worked as a freelance production manager for several years and became a set coordinator on several fiction features. In addition to that, he edits many student films in cooperation with film students around the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and the Berlin film schools. Since 1996 he has worked as a freelance editor of feature and documentary films. Stephan teaches editing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg since 2001 and became professor of film editing at the Babelsberg Film School “Konrad Wolf” in Potsdam in 2007.