Andreas Pichler was born in Bolzano/Italy in 1967. After gaining a degree at the TV and Film School Zelig in Bozen he studied Film and Culture at the University of Bologna and Philosophy at the Open University in Berlin, gaining an M.Phil. Professionally Andreas Pichler has chosen the field of TV- and cinema-documentaries. Many of his works, where he acted as author, director and/or producer, have been coproduced by different European TV-channels such as ZDF, ARTE, RAI, ORF, YLE, IKON and where presented at several international festivals. In 2004 he was awarded the renowed German Award "Grimme Preis" for his film "Call me Bayblon ". Today Andreas Pichler works as a director and author in Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland.
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