Katharina Fiedler is working as a freelance film editor since 2007. She lives in Berlin and works on national and international productions.
From 2006 until 2011 Katharina studied editing at the Filmakademie Baden- Württemberg and finished the university with a diploma.
Her thesis film A LETTER FROM GERMANY was shown at several film festivals worldwide and won the Prix George Foundation 2011 at „Visions du Réel“ in Nyon.
In February 2013 METAMORPHOSEN had its world premiere at the Berlinale and was shown at several film festivals worldwide.
It was also nominated for the First Steps Award.
The film MY NAME IS SALT won the IDFA Award for First Appearance in Amsterdam in 2013 and over thirty other awards at international film festivals (Hong Kong, Documenta Madrid, Edinburgh, Moscow, Torino etc). It was shown already at over 80 festivals and made it the most successful Swiss film of its festival season and one of the most successful documentaries worldwide.
DIE MENSCHENLIEBE won the First Steps Award in 2014.
The documentary ICE GIRLS had its world premiere at „Visions du Réel“ in Nyon in April 2015 and won an award at Duisburger Filmwoche.
It was also nominated for the Grimme Award.
The film ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS had it`s premiere in 2015 at Tribeca Film Festival, won the award for best documentary and is successfully showing at film festivals worldwide at the moment.
Katharina finished her second work with director Farida Pacha in 2019. The film WATCH OVER ME follows a palliative care team throughout New Delhi.
Her latest project was the fiction film TATORT – EIN PAAR WORTE NACH MITTERNACHT for ARD (with Meret Becker & Mark Waschke).
2014 Katharina was nominated for best editing at „Deutscher Kamerapreis“ with MY NAME IS SALT and she was selected for Berlinale Talents. In 2019 she won with ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS the award for best editing at the Ozflix Independent Film Awards.