Opening of the office in the "House of Music", 14.2.2002, photo: Lukas Beck
Mozarthaus Vienna – Ouvertures, Animation: Oleg Prodeus
Meteorite Gallery at the Museum of Natural History Vienna, photo: checkpointmedia
Krones Company Museum, photo: Krones
Music Workshop Experimenta Heilbronn, photo: checkpointmedia
Still image from the Silhouette film, photo: checkpointmedia
"90 Years of the Salzburg Festival", photo: Salzburg Museum/Peter Laub, exhibition graphics: Robert Six, exhibition architecture: novakarchitects

checkpointmedia GmbH – Multimedia Productions

In 2001 a network of people who had been working with multimedia for many years decided to join forces and found their own company – checkpointmedia. In autumn of the same year, they moved into their new office in the Haus der Musik, 1010 Vienna.
As one of the most successful representatives of "Creative Industries Vienna/Austria," checkpointmedia acts as an interface between arts/culture and the business world. Apart from the three founders and managing directors, Stefan Reiter, Stefan Unger and Virgil Widrich, the firm now consists of a large network of project partners. Since 2015 the company is named "checkpointmedia GmbH" and is located in Seilerstätte 13, 1010 Vienna, Austria.


01. January 2015
checkpointmedia GmbH moves into its new office in Seilerstätte 13, 1010 Vienna.
22. April 2014
checkpointmedia developes media stations for the "Polar Dome" in the new Polar Bear World at Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo (opening 22. May 2014).
22. August 2013
Lecture "Electrical World Theatre – productions for culture and economy" at Rotary Club Weinviertel Marchfeld, Bahnstraße 49, 2130 Mistelbach, 22.8.2013, 19:30.
15. April 2013
Artistic conception and realisation of a four-meter-high media sculpture in the entrance area of the newly expanded Raiffeisenhaus Vienna in the Obere Donaustraße.
01. May 2008
checkpointmedia's commissions include creating the website of the Haydn Year 2009 and the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
01. March 2008
Zaha Hadid wins the competition for the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania, against the star architects Daniel Libeskind and Massimiliano Fuksas. checkpointmedia developed a media concept for the entire building for Zaha Hadid and her team.
02. June 2007
In the middle of the year checkpointmedia is working on over 50 projects, including websites, media installations, concepts for exhibitions, Smart Homes, cabinets of curiosities and many more.
16. April 2007
Interview with Virgil Widrich on the creative industries in Vienna in the program "" on ORF2, 16.4.2007 at 22:30.
28. June 2006 – 03. September 2006
checkpointmedia at the exhibition "360° Design Austria"
As a starting point for this exhibition, 36 leading Austrian design studios are pinpointed along an axis from Vienna to Vorarlberg from 28 June to 3 September, checkpointmedia among them. The exhibition offers insights into the designers' strategic approaches. A book has been published as an accompaniment to the exhibition. (120 pages, 240 x 297 cm).

Date: 28 June to 3 Sept. 2006.
Location: designforumMQ, quartier 21, Museumsplatz 1/Hof 7, A-1070 Wien
06. June 2006
In June the "Museum Arbeitswelt - Steyr:" opens. checkpointmedia was responsible for the technical realisation of the media stations.
15. June 2005
Fireside discussion at ALUMNI Club FH-St. Pölten together with Stefan Reiter on projects of checkpointmedia. Hotel Ambassador, Atrium-Bar, Kärtner Straße 22 / Neuer Markt 5, 1010 Wien, starting 19:00.
01. January 2005
In the Vienna Museum of Natural History, the light controls for the 4 to 6 metre long and 3 metre high shark cabinet are being installed.
01. January 2004
Now checkpointmedia staff members Ralph Ortner and Mattias Schnellnberger are equipping the four new halls of the Wiener Musikverein with state-of-the-art media technology. checkpointmedia is assigned to provide the acoustic equipment for the new A1 Flagship store.
01. June 2003
checkpointmedia continues to grow in 2003: Telekom Austria, RWE and Austrian Airlines are only some of the new clients.
14. February 2002
Official opening of checkpointmedia's new office at the "Haus der Musik", Seilerstätte 30, 1010 Vienna.
01. February 2002
checkpointmedia moves into the new office at the "Haus der Musik", Seilerstätte 30, 1010 Vienna. The new software "Genesto", which was produced in cooperation with Mensalia Unternehmensberatung, is presented. "Genesto" is a content management system to produce interactive annual reports for the internet.
First clients are DaimlerChrysler, Sanochemia and the Vienna International Airport. Other multimedia projects are: installations for the Giant Ferris Wheel, Kunsthalle Leoben and the Museum SMCA Salzburg.
01. March 2001
In March, checkpointmedia AG, a joint-stock company, is formed with Stefan Reiter, Stefan Unger and Dieter Göschler, which will be responsible for the multimedia branch in future. The film production company is maintained as an independent firm. The new company's first projects are the planning of the website for the Museumsquartier in Vienna, media stations for the Lower Austrian Regional Exhibition 2001, a DVD for the Museum of Natural History in Vienna and the creation of a database for Centropa on the life of Jews in the 14 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.