Timo Großpietsch is a German filmmaker and documentary film editor from Hamburg. The trained advertising salesman studied media science and ethnology at the University of Hamburg, as well as photography and documentary film at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg. Since then, the filmmaker, cameraman and editor has been making documentary films for cinema and television on NDR. Timo Großpietsch has received various prizes and awards for his films. His documentaries have also been shown at renowned film festivals. Besides his work as a documentary filmmaker and editor, he teaches documentary film and dramaturgy at universities.