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Beyond audience’s interests

Given the tight budgets that have been the same for almost 10 years, Austrian filmmaking is in a serious crisis - even if some people try to persuade…

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The last days of mankind

Wolfgang Ritzberger's documentary lets us dive into the world of the First World War together with the theatre magician Paulus Manker in his…

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Party Crasher

The fact that on-demand platforms are currently investing a lot of money may be well known - at the AAFP - Producer's Day at the end of November 2019…

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And the movie award goes to...

The Academy of Austrian Film, the counterpart of the Academy of Motion Art in the USA, is often only associated in public perception with the Austrian…

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It's not about me

You can't buy courage; you can't buy happiness. An actor who wants to position himself internationally needs both. Lucas Englander, not yet 30 years…

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The Piano Player

At French railway stations, you could easily bump into a grand piano that invites passers-by to play or listen. Wolfgang Ritzberger explains how this…

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Big Badaboom

With these words the actress of "Leeloo" in the movie "The 5th Element", Milla Jovovic, describes the great explosion to which she fell victim as the…

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Where lies become truth

What an Austrian politician wanted to be understood as satire was not that well received by journalists and also by the two DoPs and members of the…

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My nose is enormous!

In the beginning of April, "Edmond", the movie based on the successful play of the same name by Alexis Michalik, with which he had his debut as a film…

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And the nut goes to...

It’s well known that the main prizes at the Diagonale are awarded with a golden nut - and there were a few surprises among the winners of the…

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The other Monday...

...they invited us to two premieres. At the Gartenbaukino one of several screenings of the first episode of the eighth season of "Game of Thrones"…

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Connecting route

By definition, a diagonal connects two points that are far away from each other. The festival of Austrian film connects filmmakers who are - if you…

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The posting

Walter Gröbchen, music expert, label founder and owner, former Ö3 journalist and certainly one of the "insiders" in copyright matters, caused a lively…

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Small steps

At the presentation of the Austrian Film Prize at the end of January in the Vienna City Hall, the Mayor of Vienna, Michael Ludwig, surprised the…

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Put in the right light

Until March 7th, the now 16th Women's Film Festival in the Stadtkino at the Künstlerhaus Wien will offer a special programme dedicated to Margarethe…

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THE MAGICAL MRS. KOLLER

Wolfgang Ritzberger, producer of "The Best of All Worlds", reports on Ingrid Koller's contribution to the success of the film.

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Digital lumpenproletariat

For Kurt Brazda, director and former president of the aac, the future prospects for quite a few filmmakers don’t seem to be very bright. He explained…

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Avoid amateurs!

Save money with tips from a professional - your advertising video for your company: what you should pay attention to - and what you should avoid.

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The silent heroes

The silent heroes of television work, that's how you could call the TV directors who are often wrongly underestimated, but are particularly important…

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“I’m grateful I’ve made it this far”

Interview with Wolfgang Ritzberger - Producer of "The best of all worlds"

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