Talents to Watch by Cinema Next

“This (anti-)dialogic art form is known from Jean-Luc Godard as well as from Barbara Albert and Jessica Hausner. Magdalena Chmielewska pushes this form with great skill and always at the edge of the fence to total affectation. ” Anna Katharina Laggner BODY TENSIONBefore Magdalena Chmielewska came to the Austrian State Film & TV School Filmakademie […]

German Film Academy: Am Himmel wins the FIRST STEPS Award

Am Himmel wins the FIRST STEPS Award in the category medium length feature film. On 24 September 2018, the 19th First Steps Awards ceremony took place on Berlin’s Stage Theater des Westens. “The aim is to honor filmmakers of a whole new generation,” emphasized Iris Berben, President of the German Film Academy, in her opening […]

Am Himmel goes on tour in 32 countries

Am Himmel will travel to 32 countries with the Best Austrian Shorts Show 2019 : Albania, Australia, Bosnia – Herzegovina, China, Germany, Estonia, Great Britain, Guatemala, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Kosovo, Croatia, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Austria, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Czech Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary, USA, Cyprus.

Grant: “If she can see it, she can be it”

Magdalena Chmielewska und Andreas F Schiessler ziehen mit ihrem Exposé „Olka” in die nächste Runde unseres IF SHE CAN SEE IT, SHE CAN BE IT Wettbewerbs ein. Gleich nach der Preisverleihung haben wir sie gebeten, uns zu verraten, was es für sie bedeutet, bei gerade diesem Wettbewerb gewonnen zu haben: „Wir finden es sehr ermutigend […]