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Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Austria

Biography

Nikolaus Geyrhalter is a director, producer and cameraman, born in Vienna in 1972. In 1994, when he was 22 years old, he founded his own production company Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion which focusses on documentaries and auteur fiction.


Filmography:

2013, CERN
2012, Donauspital/Danube Hospital
2011, ABENDLAND
2010, ALLENTSTEIG
2008, 7915 KM
2005, OUR DAILY BREAD (UNSER TÄGLICH BROT)
2001, ELSEWHERE
1999, PRIPYAT
1997, THE YEAR AFTER DAYTON (DAS JAHR NACH DAYTON )
1994, WASHED ASHORE (ANGESCHWEMMT)

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7915 km

7915 km (Orig.) / 2008 / Austria / 106 min

A motor-sports spectacle that kicks up plenty of dust. On the trail of the 2007 Dakar Rallye ‘7915 KM’ undertakes a search, along the way encountering the variety to be found in Africa’s present in Morocco, Sahrawi Republic, Mauritania, Mali and Senegal...

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Abendland

Abendland (Orig.) / 2011 / Austria / 91 min

Some things can be seen more clearly at night...

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Allentsteig

Allentsteig (Orig.) / 2010 / Austria / 79 min

The belief that there are no more white spots on Austria’s map is not quite right: In 1938 the German army established one of Europe’s largest military training grounds in northern Lower Austria. The over 160 square kilometers it covers is still restricted.

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Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread (Orig.) / 2005 / Austria / 92 min

Welcome to the world of industrial food production and high-tech farming!

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News

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.

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- 10.2.2016 -

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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- 25.1.2016 -

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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- 14.12.2015 -

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