2014
Suburban Bitches (Vorstadtweiber)
5 episodes of the TV series, ORF/ARD – director
Tatort – Paradise (Paradies)
TV film, ARD/ORF – director
BAWAG
TV commercial – director

2013
Clara Immerwahr
period TV-Film, ARD/ORF – director
Bad Fucking [ba:d fukin]
feature film, black comedy, based on novel by Kurt Palm – director, writer
Tatort – Abyss (Abgründe)
TV film, ARD/ORF – director

2012
Tatort - Between Enemy Lines (Zwischen den Fronten)
TV film ARD/ORF - director

2011
Paul Kemp - No Problem (Paul Kemp - Alles kein Problem)
6 first episodes of the TV series, ORF/ARD - director
s-Bausparkasse
TV commercials – director

2010
Tatort - Wiped Out (Ausgelöscht)

TV film, ARD/ORF - director
nominated for Adolf-Grimme-Award
3faltig
feature film, black comedy, A/D – director, co-writer
s-Bausparkasse, XXXLutz
TV commercials – director

2009
Lilly The Witch - The Journey To Mandolan (Hexe Lilli)

feature film for children, D/A/E/I – director, co-writer
ACC Austrian Ticket
Mountaintop Wankers (Die Gipfelzipfler)
sitcom series, 10 episodes –director
XXXLutz
TV commercials – director

2008
Tatort - Tree Of Salvation (Baum der Erlösung)
TV film, ARD/ORF – director
Golden Romy for best screenplay
Golden Romy for best production
The Chamois' Beard - Linz 2009
(Gamsbart - Kuturhauptstadt Linz 2009)

TV commercial – director
XXXLutz
TV commercials – director

2007
The Reason Why (Darum)
feature film, based on novel by Daniel Glattauer – director, co-writer
Mercutio (Wiener Kindertheater)
TV commercial – director
Austrian State Award for Film Commercials
XXXLutz
TV commercials – director

2006
Completely Different - Towards The Future, Bravely III
(Alles anders - Mutig in die neuen Zeiten III)
part 3 of the period film series, ORF/Arte – director, writer
(Pussyfooting - Towards The Future, Bravely II
(Nur keine Wellen (Mutig in die neuen Zeiten II)

part 2 of the period film series, ORF/Arte – director, writer
nominated for Adolf-Grimme-Award
XXXLutz
TV commercials – director
 
2005
The Vinelouse Empire - Towards The Future, Bravely I
(Im Reich der Reblaus - Mutig in die neuen Zeiten I)

part 1 of the period film series, ORF/Arte – director, writer
Golden Romy for best camera
XXXLutz, Kia
TV commercials – director
Church (Barkeeper-Schule)
TV commercial – director
Cannes Lions Film Finalist
Golden Mobius Award
Bronze Award, NY Festival

2004
11er-Haus
period TV series, 10 parts – director
Vier Frauen und ein Todesfall
3 first episodes of the TV series – director
XXXLutz
TV commercials – director
 
2003
MA 2412 - The Civil Servants (MA 2412 – Die Staatsdiener)
feature film, black comedy – director, co-writer
ACC Golden Ticket
(most successful release of an Austrian film)
XXXLutz, VISA
TV commercials – director
Golden CCA-Venus for XXXLutz
 
2002
Poppitz
feature film – director, co-writer
ACC Golden Ticket
(All Time Box Office Charts #2 of Austrian films in Austria)
Festivals: Hamburg, Bratislava, Istanbul, Fort Lauderdale
Platinum DVD
XXXLutz, VISA, Drink & Drive = Death
TV commercials – director
 
2001
The Silent Bell (Zwölfeläuten)
period TV film, based on stage play by Heinz R. Unger, ORF/BR – director
Austrian People's Education TV Award
Festivals: Hof, Saarbrücken, Biarritz, Schwerin
MA 2412
season 4 of the sitcom series, 8 episodes – director, co-writer
XXXLutz, VISA
TV commercials– director
 
2000
Trautmann
pilot of the TV film series – director, co-writer
Golden Romy for best camera
MA 2412
season 3 of the sitcom series, 8 episodes – director, co-writer
XXXLutz, Volksbank, 11 88 99, VISA
TV commercials – director
Silver CCA-Venus for VISA
  
1999
Wanted
feature film – director
ACC Austrian Ticket
Golden Romy for the most successful Austrian feature film
Festivals: Saarbrücken, San Diego, Moskau, Kalkutta, Ourense
Jahrhundertrevue
TV film – director
MA 2412
season 2 of the sitcom series, 9 episodes – director, co-writer
Platinum VHS
XXXLutz
TV commercials – director
 
1998
Bloody Harry (Fink fährt ab)
TV film, comedy – director, co-writer
MA 2412
season 1 of the sitcom series, 9 episodes – director, co-writer
Platinum VHS
XXXLutz
TV commercials – director
 
1997
Hinterholz 8
feature film – director, co-writer
ACC Platinum Ticket
(All Time Box Office Charts #1 of Austrian films in Austria)
Golden Romy for the most successful Austrian feature film
Austrian Actors Award for Roland Düringer
Platinum VHS
Festival: Saarbrücken
(voted Second Best Austrian Film Of All Time by readers' poll of "TV-Media" magazine in 2011, as runner up to "Mother's Day")
Vienna According To Qualtinger (Qualtingers Wien)
TV-Film, satire – director, co-writer
Erich Neuberg Director's Award
Golden Romy for best camera
KIKA, TV-Media
TV commercials – director
 
1996
Kaisermühlen Blues
season 4 of the TV series, 10 episodes – director
 
1995
Replay (Freispiel)
feature film – director, co-writer
ACC Austrian Ticket
Golden Romy for the most successful Austrian feature film
Festivals: Minneapolis, Hof, Prag, Shanghai
Kaisermühlen Blues
season 3 of the TV series, 10 episodes – director
 
1994
numerous treatments for and dramaturgic participation in feature films and TV series
 
1993
Mother's Day (Muttertag)
feature film, black comedy – director, co-writer
ACC Austrian Ticket
 (voted Best Austrian Film Of All Time by polls of "Ö3" radio station 2012 und "TV-Media" magazine in 2011)

until 1993
Otto Preminger – Anatomy of a Filmmaker:
dokumentary film (USA/A) – co-director, executive producer
Ohne Maulkorb
TV magazine – segment director (1981–85)

director, executive producer for TV (documentary films, commercials, video clips)
floor director for numerous tapings of cultural events
 
Miscellaneous
founder & board member, Austrian Film Academy
member of the development team, degree program "Film, TV & Media Production", University of Applied Sciences, Vienna (2011)
teacher for "Film And Music" at the University For Music And Performing Arts, Vienna (1996–2002)
founder, songwriter, bass player of the rock band Wiener Wunder - two Gold Records, film score for the feature films Müllers Büro and Muttertag (since 1980)
theater director – e.g. Zappzarapp (1987)
journalist for the "Neue AZ" (1982-86)

Personal Awards
Decoration Of Merit in Gold to the State of Vienna (2012)
Austrian State Award for Film Commercials (2008)
Austrian People's Education TV Award (2001)
Golden Romy for the most successful Austrian feature film (1996, 1999, 2000)
Erich Neuberg Director's Award (1999)
 
Education
seminars on film directing with Lenore DeKoven at the American Film Institute, Los Angeles (1990-91)
seminar on film analysis with Krysztof Kieslowski (1994)
screenwriting workshops with Inga Karetnikova (1994-95)
studies of communications and political science at the University Of Vienna (thesis on "How does TV entertain?", Ph D 1983)
 
Born
in Stockholm, Sweden (1958)

 

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