Masterclass with Jessica Hausner

Four days with Jessica Hausner at the Filmakademie Wien. Jessica introduced us to her approach to casting. Great time and worthy insights.

Masterclass with Michael Haneke and Jean-Louis Trintignant

Michael Haneke invited the legendary Jean-Louis Trintignant to a Filmakademie Wien. What a treat to see their admiration for each other plus being so close to Jean-Louis and having the possibility to ask questions on his work with film directors. Unforgettable.

Masterclass with Ulrich Seidl

Attending a great master class with Ulrich Seidl that ended with a screening at the Viennese Cinemateque where Ulrich generously treated us with with schmalz-bites and the best Austrian wine. Yay!

On a panel discussion with Olga Tokarczuk

I feel honored to be among invited guests talking about the powerlessness of narrative facing the today world , that Olga Tokarczuk, the 2018 Literature Nobel Prize winner introduced with a powerful lecture. Next to me the great Polish documentary filmmaker Paweł Łoziński, w hose work I truly appreciate.

Los Angeles: participating in a panel discussion on gender equality

It’s my great pleasure to share my ideas on gender parity in film and beyond with the great speakers and the LA viewers: We Can Do It: Achieving Gender Equality in Film and Beyond- Co-presented by the European Union, in collaboration with the Pacific Council on International Policy. As society continues to react and respond […]

The Juvinale winner on the Austrian TV

Chmielewska and Spanring achieve a rare symbiosis of performance and visuality which expands the intensity of the film far beyond what is visible onscreen.”