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Biography Erwin Wagenhofer
Biography Lisa Ganser
Helmut Grasser, Allegrofilm
Interview with Erwin Wagenhofer


Born in 1961 in Amstetten, Lower Austria
graduated from the Vienna Institute of Technology TGM, Department of Communications Engineering and Electronics
worked for three years as developer at Philips Austria, Video Department

1983–1987 freelance director and assistant camera operator for various productions, feature films and documentaries at the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF)

since 1987 freelance writer and filmmaker

1995–2000 guest lecturer at the Danube University Krems
since 2002 guest lecturer at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna.

COMMISSIONED WORK
documentaries and feature films for the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) and Bavarian Broadcasting (BR)
image films/industry, TV/cinema commercials, tourism films, medical-scientific informational film, etc .

FILMOGRAPHY - SHORT FILMS
1981 "Endstation Normal" (Ultimate Destination Normal)
1982 "Der Stumme Frühling" (Silent Spring)
1983 "Das Loch" (The Hole) Cracow Film Festival

FILM PORTRAITS OF VISUAL ARTISTS
1988 "Das Fragmentarische in der Kunst" (Fragments in Art) about and with the artist Oswald Oberhuber, shown on the ORF programme "Kunststücke" and at the Austrian Film Days in Wels

1990 "Wettertanz" (Weather Dance) about and with C.L. Attersee, shown on ORF's "Artgenossen", at the Film Festival Neubrandenburg in Germany, the Cracow Film Festival and the Austrian Film Days in Wels

FILMOGRAPHY (SELECTION)
1995
"Chasing after the Molecule"
Fundación Favaloro, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1997
"Off Screen", portraits of people in the film industry (celebration of 100 years of cinema)

1998
"Menschen am Fluss", (People on the River) featuring boatsmen on the Danube, shown on ORF's "Nightwatch", at the Diagonale film festival in Graz and at a special exhibition for the 50th anniversary of the Danube Commission in Budapest

1999
"Die vergorene Heimat" (Fermented Homeland) Bavarian Broadcasting
"Artist in Residence Vol. 01" Arts Division of the Austrian Federal Chancellery
"Daheim in Europa" (At Home in Europe) documentary about Europe 10 years after the fall of the iron curtain

2000
"Artist in Residence Vol. 02" Arts Division of the Austrian Federal Chancellery
"Der Gebrauch des Menschen" (The Use of Man) documentary about and with Aleksandar Tisma
Academy of Arts, Berlin

2001
"Vergiss Neider!" (Forget Neider!) screenplay
"Limes ... Aktion Limes" Diagonale film festival in Graz, Cork Film Festival, Austrian Film Museum

2002
"Agnes ..." short feature film
"Moving Vienna" film portrait of Vienna for the 46th World Congress of the International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP) in China

2003
"C2H5OH - Äthanol oder schlicht ALKOHOL" (C2H5OH–Ethanol or Just ALCOHOL) documentary film script
"Operation Figurini" documentary

2004-2005
"Ach Paul ..." (Oh, Paul …) feature film script
"We Feed the World" documentary

 
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