Agent: S EC /


Simon is an award-winning Berlin-based editor whose level of creativity is exceptional when it comes to storytelling and transporting moods through connections between images and sound.

Born near Dusseldorf, Simon grew up playing guitar and skating and planned to pursue a path to the creative industry. However, an employment for Saltwater Films exposed him to the craft of editing and he charted a new path. By working with renowned directors such as Vitali Gelwich, Franck Trozzo Kazagui, Peter Kaaden and Stini Röhrs, he quickly worked his way up to from junior editor to editor.
He then worked as a freelance editor on commercials, collaborating with top directors such as Caraz, Dorian & Daniel, Sarah Blais, Victor Laborde or Jeano Edwards and international production companies like SomeSuch, Zauberberg, Stink Films, Tempomedia, Psyop and BWGTBLD.
Simon has cut campaigns for international brands including Asics, Gore-Tex, Google, Hugo Boss, HUK, Hyundai, Mercedes Benz, Nike, Porsche, Supreme, Rimowa, Sony, Telekom, Wilkinson, Versace and more.

His versatile work spans all formats and storytelling approaches.
Simon is represented by S EC and is available to work worldwide.

Alan Bibby, Alex Göke, Caraz, Daniel & Dorian, Dominik Ströhle, Dustin Schöne, Felix Aaron, Jen Krause, Jeano Edwards, Jonas Vahl, Katharina Hingst, Laura Kaczmarek, Laura Martinova, Leonel Meier, Nico Kreis, Peter Kaaden, Renee Maria Osubu, Sarah Blais, Sophia Banks, Stini Röhrs, Thomas Garber, Victor Laborde, Vitali Gelwich

CannesLions - Grand Prix For Good - Reporters without borders
CannesLions - 3x Gold Winner: Not-for-Profit / Charity / Government - Reporters without borders
CannesLions - Bronze Winner: Cinematography - Reporters without borders
Young Directors Awards - 2x Silver - Reporters without borders
New York Festival - GOLD - Reporters without borders
Ad of the Week - Reporters without borders
Art Directors Club - Shortlisted - Craft in Motion / Film: Editing - „MY MIND“, 2023
Art Directors Club - Shortlisted - Craft in Motion / Film: Editing - „Sam Smith - Gimme“, 2023

Adidas, Armani Beauty, Asics, Birkenstock, BMW, Converse, Gore-Tex, Google, Hugo Boss, Hyundai, Mercedes Benz, Netflix, New Balance, Nike, Porsche, Rimowa, Sony, Supreme, Telekom, VW, Versace Jeans Couture and more

2024 LBB - “Germany Urges Voters to Challenge Autocratic Narratives”
2023 Carnale Room - NO I-D PARTY
2022 Afterwork - 9/10 Magazine
2022 Right Together - Wonderland
2022 Levitation - SLEEK
2020 Test & Recognise - Irregular Mag
2019 SKTWK - Place Skateboard Culture
2019 Vagabund - Irregular Mag
2019 Faces - Pocket Skate Mag
2017 E:6:A:7 - Irregular Mag

2022 - 2024 Part of B.S.F.
2023 Judge at Berlin Film Week in category ”Short Films”
2021 Mentor at TLNT & TLNT

©Simon Klinkertz, 2023