The participants in the 9th season of DIVERSE STORIES – Screenplays between Cultures have been selected! This year the jury, comprising the Diverse Stories team and Johanna Lietha, a graduate of this program, has chosen seven projects with nine writers: Brigitta Kanyaro and Mario Canedo, Tereza Kotyk, Nooran Talebi, Barbara Antičević, Franziska Pflaum, Nalan [...]
During the course of the Diagonale 2018 Kathrin Resetarits received the main award "Best Feature Film Screenplay" of Thomas Pluch Screenplay Prize for her screenplay for MADEMOISELLE PARADIS. The prize, worth €12,000, is funded by the The Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria. We congratulate Kathrin Resetarits and the other [...]
We would also like to convey our congratulations to Niki Mossböck, who was awarded the Diagonale prize for Best Feature Film Editing for her work on MADEMOISELLE PARADIS and LIFE GUIDANCE. The prize, worth €3,000, is funded by the VdFS. The Jury Statement: “A historical film set in 18th-century Vienna on the one hand, [...]
We would also like to congratulate the film MADEMOISELLE PARADIS, recipient of the 2018 German Audio Film Prize from the German Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired (DBSV) in the Cinema category, for the outstanding audio descriptions provided by Hörfilm gGmbh. For the last 16 years this prize has honoured outstanding audio films: [...]
We congratulate the DIVERSE STORIES project THE MIGRUMPIES on its Romy Nominations in the categories "Best Cinema Film" and "Best Screenplay for a Cinema Film" (Aleksandar Petrovic, Faris E. Rahoma, Arman T. Riahi). We are very much looking forward to the awards ceremony!
We are also delighted to announce that MADEMOISELLE PARADIS (Wednesday 14.3. at 5:30pm) and ANNA F**KING MOLNAR (Sunday 18.3. at 5:00pm) will be shown at this year’s Diagonale in Graz – we look forward to welcoming a huge audience there!
We congratulate the entire team of MADEMOISELLE PARADIS for the 14 nominations it received at the Austrian Film Awards in the following five categories: Best Supporting Actress: Maresi Riegner Best Camera: Christine A. Maier Best Costume Design: Veronika Albert Best Make-Up: Helene Lang Best Production Design: Katharina Wöppermann
Anna F**king Molnar will be shown on Friday 9 March at 6:15pm at the WIFF – Women’s International Film & Arts Festival in New York! We are delighted by the invitation and would be very pleased to see everyone who happens to be in New York at the screening! The festival will also feature [...]
Last week the current Nominations for the Austrian Film Award were announced: MADEMOISELLE PARADIS received a record-breaking 14 nominations, and THE MIGRUMPIES was also nominated in four categories! We would like to express our gratitude to the members of the Academy and to congratulate all nominees! MADEMOISELLE PARADIS (Director: Barbara Albert, screenplay: Kathrin Resetarits), [...]
Finally the wait is over: Nina Proll and Ursula Wolschlager are celebrating their screenwriting debut, and the Austrian comedy film has its first female protagonist for many years, in a production directed by Sabine Derflinger. This heroine is sexually active, she always has a pithy comment on her lips, and at times she is [...]