Stefan Oliveira-Pita (*1983) is a German film editor who graduated from University of Film and Television Konrad Wolf, Potsdam.


During his studies he edited the feature-length documentaries PORTRAITS OF GERMAN ALCOHOLICS and BEAUTY by Carolin Schmitz, which were selected for the Berlin International Film Festival and DOK Leipzig. He also worked for Stefan Stabenow as Assistant and Additional Editor.


Since then Stefan has been working with various directors and renowned production companies on films that were presented and awarded at international film festivals and released in cinema and on TV.


Directors Stefan worked with: Carolin Schmitz, Christiane Büchner, Domink Graf, Martin Gressmann, Jöns Jönsson, Thorsten Trimpop, Marie Wilke, Tirtza Even, David Nawrath, Martin Baltscheit, Franz Müller, Judith Beuth, Susanna Salonen, Thomas M. Helm, David Dietl, Elke Hauck, Clara Bausch, a.o.


Since 2014 Stefan has been a lecturer at Bauhaus University Weimar, dffb, HS Mainz, HS Wiesbaden.

He is a member of the German Society of Film Editors (BFS) and alumnus of the Berlinale Talents Campus.




2019 * German Film Award - Best Actor in A Leading Role and Best Screenplay - Nominee for ATLAS

2019 * New Faces Award - Best Debut - Nominee for ATLAS

2019 * Grimme Preis - Nominee for FURUSATO

2018 * Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Award - 36th Torino Film Festival for ATLAS

2018 * Best Actor - 36th Torino Film Festival 2018 for ATLAS

2018 * Hessischer Filmpreis - Nominee for ATLAS

2018 * German Film Critics Award - for NUR EIN TAG

2018 * Grimme Preis - Nominee for STAATSDIENER

2017 * Best Documentary - Newburyport Filmfestival for FURUSATO

2016 * Golden Dove - DOK Leipzig for FURUSATO

2016 * NRW Film Award - Best Documentary for FAMILY BUSINESS

2014 * Best Editing - Sehsüchte Film Festival for LAMENTO

2013 * First Steps Award - Best Feature for LAMENTO

2013 * German Short Film Award - Nominee for A BRIEF MOMENT OF JOY

2010 * Prix en Perspective - Special Mention - Berlinale for PORTRAITS OF GERMAN ALCOHOLICS


IFB Berlinale (Germany) | Viennale (Austria) | DOK Leipzig (Germany) | Buenos Aires Festival International de Cine (Argentina) | Mostra International de Cinema São Paulo (Brasil) | Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival (Brasil) | CPH:DOX (Denmark) | IndieLisboa (Portugal) | Doc Fortnight MoMA NYC (USA) | Ann Arbor International Film Festival (USA) | Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara (Mexico) | DocPoint Helsinki (Finnland) | Shanghai International Film Festival (China) | IFF Boston (USA) | Torino Film Fest (Italy) | Crossing Europe Linz (Austria) | Aegean Docs (Greece) | Ankara International Film Festival (Turkey) | Molodist Kyiv International Filmfestival (Ukraine) | Cambridge Film Festival (UK) | Cairo International Women´s Film Festival (Egypt) | EntreVues International Film Festival Belfort (France) | Filmfest München (Germany) | Dokfest München (Germany) | Duisburger Filmwoche (Germany) | Max Ophüls Preis (Germany) | goEast Wiesbaden (Germany) | Kasseler Dok- und Videofest (Germany) | Hamburger Dokfilmwoche (Germany) Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Germany) Schauspiel Koeln (Germany) | German Filmweek, Goethe Institut Beirut (Libanon) | Deutsche Filmwoche Prag (Czechia) Festival du Cinéma Allemand Paris (Frankreich) | International Film Festival, Puerto Rico (USA) | Festival des deutschen Films Ludwigshafen (Germany) | Sehsüchte Filmfestival Potsdam (Germany) | Cologne Conference (Germany) Stranger Than Fiction - NRW (Germany) | Newburyport Documentary Film Festival (USA) | Filmfest Dresden (Germany) | Unseen Festival Denver (USA) | Achtung Berlin (Germany) | dokfilmwoche Kreuzberg (Germany) | Globale MIttelhessen 2017 | KIJUKO - Kinder- und Jugendfilmfest (Germany) |  Internationales Kinderfilmfestival (Austria) | Europäisches Filmfestival Göttingen (Germany) |  Kinderkulturtage Wiesbaden (Germany) | Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival (Germany)