Hannes Hosp is a documentary filmmaker and editor based in New York City. He started his filmmaking career at Barbara Kopple’s Cabin Creek Films as an intern and associate producer where he worked on films about Syrian and Iraqi refugees and the Iranian hostage crisis. Hannes went on to work at 2over10 Media as an editor and cameraperson for PBS Frontline’s Right to Fail which won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Documentary in 2020. At Rain Media, Hannes edited The Crown Prince, a two hour documentary special for PBS Frontline on repression and reform in Saudi Arabia, and the Khashoggi murder. The film has been selected as a finalist for the 2021 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards. Hannes most recently co-edited Targeting El Paso, a documentary about the Central American refugee crisis on America’s southern border, and he co-produced and edited The Virus, a feature-length documentary on the government’s mismanagement of the Covid-19 pandemic. Hannes’s documentary work has aired nationally, screened at festivals and appeared in The New York Times and ProPublica. He was a visiting global scholar at New York University and studied at Tisch School of the Arts, and he completed a one year analog film program at the Friedl Kubelka School for Independent Film in Vienna, Austria. His filmmaking interests span from character driven investigative to observational documentaries to experimental film.