|Julia Oehring was born in Berlin in 1968. Her youth was influenced by classical music. For several years she was a member of the “RIAS-Youth-Orchester“ and played the violin in concerts with many well-known soloists and conductors. In 1988 her piano trio “Pas de Trois“ was awarded the first prize of “Jugend Musiziert“, a nationwide competition for promising young musicians. After graduating from high-school she studied acting and singing at a private drama school, after which she took part in several theatre and television productions as well as radio dramas.
1991: Her first encounter with an editing suite as part of an internship as a film director was a significant experience for Julia Oehring and the beginning of her career as a film editor. The subtle way of telling stories by the means of editing instantly fascinated her. She discovered the great potential at the heart of this medium and found she was able to benefit from her former influences and experiences of music and acting.
Julia Oehring has been a freelance film editor for feature films, both drama and documentary, since 1994. Over the past 14 years she has developed close relationships with directors such as Hannu Salonen, Enrique Sanchez Lansch, Michael Steinke, Hartmut Greismayer, for whom she has edited numerous cinema and TV productions, including “Tatort” and “Polizeiruf 110”.
Julia Oehring is still active as a musician in her string quartet as well as a temporary member of the “Brandenburgische Kammerorchester Berlin“. Furthermore, she regularly stages her own show “Wieso? Warum?”, a musical interpretation of Erich Kästner’s works.
Julia Oehring lives with her husband and their two sons in Berlin.