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Michael Kreihsl

Austria / Website


Born in Vienna/Austria. Studied art history and archaeology. Trained as an restorer of fine art. Studied film directing at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Department of Film and Television, Vienna. Postgraduate studies at the New York University, Department of Film and Television . 2001-2008 lectures at the University of applied arts, Vienna. Member of the German film academy. Cooperation with Werner Herzog and Michael Haneke.

2016 Liebe möglicherweise
2015 Die Wunderübung (TV Movie)
2013 Die Landärztin (TV Series) (1 episode)
2011 Weihnachtsengel küsst man nicht (TV Movie)
2010 Alle Sieben Wellen (Video)
2010 Gut gegen Nordwind (TV Movie)
2010 Der Täter (TV Movie)
2008 Der Prager Frühling (TV Movie documentary)
2007 Liebe auf Kredit (TV Movie)
2006 Trau' niemals deinem Schwiegersohn! (TV Movie)
2006 Heute heiratet mein Mann (TV Movie)
2004 Mein Vater, meine Frau und meine Geliebte (TV Movie)
2003 Jetzt erst recht (TV Movie)
2003 Liebe zartbitter (TV Movie)
2003 Tigermännchen sucht Tigerweibchen
2002 Natur im Garten (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Die nackte Wahrheit (2002) 2000 Probieren Sie's mit einem Jüngeren (TV Movie)
2000 The Long Rain
2000 Heimkehr der Jäger
1996 Charms Zwischenfälle
1996 Klavier im Stau (TV Movie documentary)
1993 Real Time
1992 Electric Lady
1990 A Licensed Liberty (Short)
1990 Idomeneo
1988 Eine Bewegung der Zeit (Short)


The Mozart Minute

The Mozart Minute (Orig.) / 2006 / Austria / 31 min

28 well-known filmmakers living and working in Austria were invited by WIENER MOZARTJAHR 2006 (VIENNA MOZART YEAR 2006), to produce associative miniatures on Mozart. The only requirement: They had to be one-minute art films...



Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

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