Jannis is a freelance film editor from Berlin. Being involved in numerous projects from fictional film and serial content to music videos and commercial work, his projects received prizes such as the people's choice award "Max-Ophüls-Preis", the "Studio Hamburg Young Talents Award" and the German predicate "besonders wertvoll". He holds a bachelor of fine Arts in movie editing from the film university Babelsberg Konrad Wolf.

Besides his work as an editor, he’s developing different experimental projects, for instance artistic research of the structure of stories, and how to use these structures for moving picture, music or computer generated graphics. He's experienced in a wide range of visual arts; from building a film developing machine, to print-design, photography and basic programming.