Max Hoffmann

Max Hoffmann

Editor, filmmaker and post-production coordinator in Los Angeles, California

About Max

My name is Max Hoffmann. I grew up in Germany where I studied Philosophy, Communication/ Journalism/Media and Theatre. My lifelong passion for film made me move to the United States where I started working in the film industry 1999. During the past 15 years I had the great pleasure to work for directors such as Ridley Scott, Markus Nispel, Sidney Furie, Michael Sloan, Joseph Zito and Robert Davi. During my career I have written, edited, and produced over 150 trailers. My expertise includes short and feature films, commercials, reality TV, PSA, news packages, documentaries, music videos. I have a green card and I live currently in Los Angeles.


Name: Max Hoffmann

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Editor, Filmmaker, Post-Production Coordinator, Post-Production Supervisor, Screenwriter, Translator and Visual Effects Artist

Projects

  • Better Criminal

    Better Criminal (2016)
    Film (Action and Thriller) Editorial department A police officer is forced to work for two warring crime syndicates while under an internal investigation.

  • Let It Bleed

    Let It Bleed (2016)
    Film (Action, Comedy and Thriller) Visual effects An ordinary man takes revenge only to find it's made him the target of a major crime lord and his army of psychopaths and professional killers.

  • Drive Me to Vegas and Mars

    Drive Me to Vegas and Mars (2016)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Visual effects In this warm, zesty comedy, Cowboy, a senior citizen ex-lawyer and gambler, is persuaded by his spunky seventeen year old neighbor, Rachel, to seek retribution for having been cheated in Las Vegas many years ago. So begins a wild adventure that marks a young girl's rite of passage into womanhood and an old man's bittersweet final awakening to life, love and happiness. Along for the ride is Maggie, Cowboy's salty ex-girlfriend, Buddy Boy, Cowboy's best friend, and Harold, an unusually young Vegas motel owner who falls hard for Rachel. Written by Furie Productions

  • Black Beauty

    Black Beauty (2015)
    Film (Family) Editorial department "Black Beauty," a film centering on a 15 year-old girl who volunteers at a city pound, and convinces her Grandfather in the country to adopt a horse that was rescued from an abusive owner. They spend the summer rehabilitating "Black Beauty." Written by Anonymous

  • Queen Mimi

    Queen Mimi (2015)
    Film (Documentary, Biography, Comedy and Drama) Editorial department When you feel like a queen, even a laundromat can be a palace. Marie "Mimi" Haist defied her adulterous husband and moved onto the streets in her 50s, living in parking lots and doorways until finding her "home" one stormy night between rows of washers in a Californian laundromat. Encouraged to stay by a more than generous laundry owner, Mimi's 'the past is the past' philosophy endeared her to regular fluff and fold clients and, after more than 20 years, Mimi has made some unlikely friends, ranging from local loves to Hollywood A-listers Zach Galifianakis and Renee Zellweger. Filmed over 5 years by barista/actor/director Yaniv Rokah while he worked at a cafe across the street, Queen Mimi is the story of an unlikely hero. Now 89, Mimi reminds us to never give in and never give up, and that if you ever find yourself in the gutter, to never stop looking at the stars. Written by Anonymous

  • Love Addict

    Love Addict (2015)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Editorial department A womanizing attorney is unable to have sex after a hypnotherapy session to quit smoking goes awry and he seeks help from one of his clients, an uptight psychiatrist, who teaches him that there is more to women than just sex.

  • You Never Left

    You Never Left (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Editor A lonely man's reflective sunday morning is interrupted by an unexpected visitor.

  • Kung Fu Brother

    Kung Fu Brother (2014)
    Film (Action) Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • Cinema Cool

    Cinema Cool (2014)
    Television (Talk-Show) Editor A web show for people who think movies matter. Reviews of forgotten gems, childhood classics, and flicks that kick ass and take names.

  • Gen RX

    Gen RX (2014)
    Film (Short, Action, Drama, Mystery and 2 More) Editor A dystopian action thriller set in the near future. Health pills are provided to citizens by the government to help maintain health and happiness. A young woman named Sarah (played by Melissa Marie Elias) decides to stop taking the pills. She encounters special agents and futuristic efforts to control her choice. A powerful story of suspense and action that journeys into a surprising conclusion. Written by Anonymous

  • Knockout

    Knockout (2014)
    Television (Reality-TV) Editor Nine boxers are picked to train with three of the best trainers in the world to fight in three wight classes to train and win the ultimate Boxing match to go professional and fight with the best Boxers in the world.

  • Fresh Blood

    Fresh Blood (2013)
    Film (Short, Action, Comedy and Fantasy) Editorial department An action comedy writer pitches to his narcissist Hollywood agent a movie idea in which the two female lead characters pitch their own action script to a someone they think is a big shot Hollywood agent. But, not everything is as it seems. In Hollywood, dreams are killed everyday. Written by Johanna Vanderspool

  • Javelina

    Javelina (2011)
    Film (Horror) Editorial department A young javelina seeks revenge on hunters that killed her mother.

  • The Funeral Planner

    The Funeral Planner (2010)
    Video (Short and Drama) Editor Serial Entrepreneur Maddy Banks and her entourage of event planners in dark clothes bring life to a dead business.

  • Laredo

    Laredo (2009)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Editorial department A thriller which focuses on Charlie an ex-contractual killer who is confronted by his past and himself being forced into new depths of the underground crime world. While Charlie's new romance with Maggie wife to-be and unborn child life's are put at risk, he is forced to deal with the reality of his past and is faced with the ultimate decision, to pass judgment on a old friend and co-worker, his fiancé and part of himself. Written by Anonymous

  • Double Duty

    Double Duty (2009)
    Film (Action, Comedy and Romance) Editorial department Funny, action-packed coming of age story portrays *Lesseos *as an ex-marine trying to adjust to civilian life and discover her feminine side, with help from best friend Sophia. Many obstacles are thrown in her path, resulting in edge of your seat action scenes. Her love interest, Craig is sweet and soft-spoken but is intrigued with M.J.'s tough side, creating a hilarious dynamic duo that keeps us laughing as well as touches our hearts. Written by Anonymous

  • Entrapment

    Entrapment (2009)
    Television (Reality-TV) Editor Add a Plot »

  • Love for Sale

    Love for Sale (2008)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Editorial department Love for Sale is a romantic comedy about Trey (Jackie Long), a twenty-something delivery guy that can't seem to catch a break. Trey's whole life is in shambles- no money for college, girls don't know he exists and his uncle's recording studio is about to be foreclosed. After a failed attempt to talk to the girl of his dreams, Kiely (Mya), Trey encounters the incredibly, beautiful Katherine (Melyssa Ford) while on delivery. The older woman falls for him despite their age difference. This seemingly perfect development soon proves to just complicate Trey's life even further. Written by Anonymous

  • Babysitter Wanted

    Babysitter Wanted (2008)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Editorial department The religious teenager Angie Albright moves to a small town to study Art History in college. She finds a weird roommate and befriends the student and former altar boy Rick. Angie decides to babysit to raise money to buy a bed and she finds an advertisement to work at the distant Stanton Farm in the countryside. She is welcomed by Jim Stanton and his wife Violet that are seeking a babysitter for their son Sam and they make arrangements for Friday night. Meanwhile Angie has the sensation that someone is stalking her and she goes to the police station and reports to Chief Dinneli. On Friday night, Angie's car breaks and Rick gives a ride to Angie to go to the farm. When she is alone with Sam, a stranger breaks in the farmhouse and Angie saves Sam from the man. Soon she learns that she is in the house of evil and nothing is like she thought it would be. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • The Devil's Chair

    The Devil's Chair (2007)
    Film (Horror) Editorial department With a pocketful of drugs, Nick West takes out his girlfriend Sammy, for a good time. When they explore an abandoned asylum, the discovery of a bizarre device, a cross between an electric chair and sadistic fetish machine, transforms drugged-out bliss into agony and despair. After Sammy is brutally assaulted and murdered by unseen forces, Nick becomes the number-one suspect. Years pass and Nick, who had been locked up in a mental hospital, is released into the care of eminent psychiatrist Dr. Willard, who is hell-bent on exposing the truth behind the killing. Accompanied by Dr. Willard and several of his students, Nick returns to the scene of the crime. However, the decrepit asylum hides a blood-drenched secret. Written by Colin Geddes - Toronto Film Festival

  • The Dukes

    The Dukes (2007)
    Film (Comedy, Crime, Drama and Music) Editorial department The Dukes,(Chazz Palminteri and Robert Davi) a Doo Wop group, were on top of the world at 17, now are struggling for survival in 2008. Their manager (Peter Bogdanovich) is desperately trying to get them work but is met with failure at every turn. Finally pushed to the extreme , they pull a heist only a fool would attempt, which leaves them even more desperate. When all seems lost, they find themselves. Underneath the laughter, "The Dukes" is a film that explores the intricacies of re-defining yourself; not only dealing with lost fame but applies to anyone whoever found themselves at the bottom of the mountain looking up where they once were; and how ,in changing times, to hold onto your true self Written by Bob Byers

  • Nina & the Mystery of the Secret Room

    Nina & the Mystery of the Secret Room (2007)
    Film (Drama and Mystery) Editor A young girl with a seemingly normal mother and father discovers a household secret that leads to some startling revelations about her family past in this tense meditation on voyeurism starring Kelly LeBrock and Erin Cahill... See full synopsis »

  • Perfume

    Perfume (2001)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew 'Perfume' chronicles one week in the lives of over a dozen people involved in the magazine and entertainment business of New York City. The central characters include Italian designer Lorenzo Mancini who learns that he's dying from cancer and decides to get his affairs in order with his wife Irine and his business partner Guido. Lorenzo's son Mario is a recording promoter who's latest client is hip-hop rapper J.B.. Roberta is a designer hard-pressed to fill out a latest dress design for the next Broadway show her group is putting on. Other characters are Jamie, a crafty agent whose latest client, Camille finds success but affects their relationship in ways he never planned and fails to deal with. Leese Hotton is a has-been model/actress trying to make a comeback into the spotlight; Janice Crawford is a wealthy publisher and control freak whose problems escalate with the arrival of her estranged teenage daughter Halley whom Janice abandoned her and everything else for her career years ... Written by Matt Patay

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