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Christian Krämer

Film Editor, Education

English   French   German  
10/7/1974
Kenya
Other Countries
Germany
Nairobi

Biography

Christian Krämer initially worked as a camera assistant for full-length documentaries for the french-german tv station arte.
In 2005 he made his debut as a film editor with the highly acclaimed german feature film Gisela by Isabelle Stever.
In the following year Prisoners by Iain Dilthey got nominated for the Golden Leopard at the Locarno film festival.
He started to work as a lead editor for the popular german action-series Alarm for Cobra 11
which has been broadcasted into 120 countries worldwide.
In 2011 he approached Tom Tykwer and Sarika Hemi Lakhani and started to work for their production company One Fine Day Films in Kenya.
Since then Christian has been a mentor and supervising editor for several kenyan feature films.
Something Necessary (Judy Kibinge, 2011), Kati Kati (Mbithi Masya, 2014) and Supa Modo
(Likarion Wainaina, 2018) acclaimed international success and made kenyan film being highly
recognized around the world.
Kati Kati and Supa Modo have both been selected to represent Kenya as official entries to the
Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film (2018 and 2019) and received more than 60
international awards.
In 2017 Christian had the privilege to edit the latest feature of legendary feminist director
Margarethe von Trotta (Forget About Nick).
Lusala, his work for kenyan film director Mugambi Nthiga premiered in 2019.
Christian lives and works in Cologne and Nairobi.

Awards

Kati Kati
official entry to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film 2018
Supa Modo
official entry to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film 2019