RitzlFilm is an Austrian production company (founded by Wolfgang Ritzberger). We are working on themes which are related to Austria but are also of international relevance. Our stories are interesting, touching and entertaining for all audiences around the world. To reach a bigger audience we deliberately cooperate with filmmakers from around the globe, and enjoy the benefits offered by working with diverse project teams.
Our Movies have been awarded many times all around the world, especially "The Best of All Worlds", which proves, that we're on the right track and we are "green filming certified" which means, we are producing our works with our earth in mind.
Diagonale – Festival of the Austrian film 2018: Producer Wolfgang Ritzberger (RitzlFilm – Ritzberger & Ritzberger) for his “Innovative performance in production" - The Vienna Film Award 2017 - The Audience Award at the Diagonale 2017 and Best Actress and Best Production Design - At the Heimatfilmfestvial in Freistadt, the film won the Youth Jury Award - The Film Journalist Award Papierener Gustl for the best film of 2017 - Austrian Academy Award GOLDEN ROMY 2018: Producers' Prize for Best Film, Best Young Actor – Jeremy Miliker - Golden Austria Ticket: awarded by the ‘Fachverband der Kino-, Kultur- und Vergnügungsbetriebe’ - Austrian Film-Award in 5 Categories: Best Film, Best Director, Best Script, Best Lead Actress (Verena Altenberger), Best Supporting Actor (Lukas Miko).
The Compass Prize at the Berlinale 2017 - In Schwerin: Best Director Award and Audience Award - The Audience Award at the Ahrenshooper Filmtage and the main category: Best Film - The First-Step Award 2017 in the main category “Feature-length Feature Film” - The German Director’s Award for the Best Debut Film - The German Director’s Association Award went to Verena Altenberger for the Best Actress - German Director's Award METROPOLIS 2017: Best Young Director - Adrian Goiginger, Best Actress - Verena Altenberger - Bavarian Film Award for Best Young Director and for Best Young Actress - 18th FILMPLUS: Best Editing.
The main prize at the Film Festival in Rome “Alice nella città” - 5th Turino Underground Cinefestival: Best Feature Film, Best Sounddesign - Poverarte – Festival di tutti le Arti, Bologna: Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor – Jeremy Miliker - MIFF Awards – Milano International Film Festival Awards: Best Acting Performance Female – Verena Altenberger, Best Production Design – Veronica Merlin - 6th Ariano Intl. Film Festival: First prize award.
Zlin Film Festival: Europe Award for Best European First Film
Meraki Film Festival Madrid 2018: Best Feature, Best Director – Adrian Goiginger, Best Actress – Verena Altenberger, Best Promising Actor – Jeremy Miliker - Ibiza Cine Fest 2019: Critic’s Prize
Southampton Int’l Film Festival 2018: Best Director in a Feature Film – Adrian Goiginger, Award for Leading Actress in a Feature Film – Verena Altenberger
“Best Director Award” at the 11th CFF Bangladesh - At the 39th Int. Film Festival Moscow Verena Altenberger won again the Best Actress Award in Moscow on 29 June - 2nd Indian World Film Festival 2018, India: Best Director – Adrian Goiginger, Best Actor – Jeremy Miliker, Best Cinematographer – Yoshi Heimrath, Paul Sprinz - DFK New Wave 2018, India: Best Director – Adrian Goiginger, Best Supporting Actor – Jeremy Miliker
New York City Winter Film Awards Festival: Best Actor – Jeremy Miliker, Best Director – Adrian Goiginger - Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston: Best Director – Adrian Goiginger - Riverside International Film Festival 2018: Best Feature Film, Best Actress – Verena Altenberger, Best Actor – Jeremy Miliker - World-Fest Houston Int. Film/Video Festival 2018: Platinum Remi for Best Feature, Best Actress – Verena Altenberger - Richmond Int. Film & Music Festival 2018: Best Feature Film, Rising Star Award – Jeremy Miliker - Emerge Film Festival of Maine 2018: Best Feature Film - Hill Country Film Festival 2018: Best Feature Film - 19th Newport Beach Film Festival 2018: Festival Honors – Best Foreign Film - 13th Annual Harlem International Film Festival (Hi): Best Film, Best Actress – Verena Altenberger - NYC Independent Film Festival: Best Narrative Feature - 61st Cine Golden Eagle Award: Best Feature - Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival 2018: Best Feature Live Action Narrative - Macon Film Festival 2018: Best in Show Award - Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival 2018: Best Actress – Verena Altenberger, Best Actor – Jeremy Miliker, Best Director – Adrian Goiginger, Best Narrative Feature, Best of Fest - Hells Half Mile Film & Music Festival 2018: Best Cinematography – Yoshi Heimrath, Paul Sprinz, Best lead Actress – Verena Altenberger, Best supporting Actor – Lukas Miko, Special Jury Award – best Director – Adrian Goiginger - 6th Arlington Int’l Film Festival: Best Narrative Feature - 58th Int. FF for Children and Youth 2018: Best European Feature.