Hannes Schüpbach is a Swiss filmmaker and painter, born in Winterthur, Switzerland in 1965.
Schüpbach studied visual art at the academies of art and design in Zurich (Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK) and in Basel (Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst) from 1988 to 1991. In 1992 he dedicated six months to cinema and performance studies at New York University. During his education two figures were very important for their influence on the artist's cinematic language: Werner von Mutzenbecher and André Lehmann. They were his professors and both engaged in experimental film movement in Basel in the 1970s and 1980s.