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Georg Tiller



After unfinished philosophy and theater studies, he studied film studies first with Harun Farocki at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, then film directing and cinematography with Michael Haneke and Christian Berger at the Film Academy Vienna and later film directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb). Since early on he has been working as a freelance artist and filmmaker later also as a producer of his own and his friends work, initially with the artist collective naivsuper. His films have been shown at numerous film festivals around the world and he has exhibited his work at the Bienal de Såo Paulo, the Centre Georges Pompidou and the Luleå Vinter Bienal among many other places. He is one of the co-founders of the production company Mengamuk Films and managing director of Subobscura Films. Georg currently lives in Vienna and Berlin.

Selected Filmography
2015 WHITE COAL (White Coal) - 70 min / DCP / 1:1.78
2014 DMD KIU LIDT (DMD KIU LIDT) - 55 min / DCP / 1:1.85
2011 PERSONA BEACH (Persona Beach) - 138 min / DigiBeta / 1:1.85
2010 VARGTIMMEN - NACH EINER SZENE VON INGMAR BERGMAN (Vargtimmen - after a scene by Ingmar Bergman) - 7 min / DigiBeta / 1:1.85
2008 DER TURM DES ORNITHOLOGEN (The Tower of Birds) - 13 min / DigiBeta / 1:1.66
2007 KM 43.3 DER TRANSSYLVANISCHE HOLZFALL (km 43.3 Transylvanian Timber) - 43 min / 35mm / 1:1.85


White Coal

White Coal (Orig.) / 2015 / Austria / 69 min

A mound of coal, black dust dissipating into the air, a stone statue of a worker: These are the opening images of White Coal...



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