Director, Screenplay, Producer: Virgil Widrich

Born in Salzburg, Austria in 1967. Began his film career at the age of 12, directing and producing Super-8 films, including »Auch Farbe kann traeumen« (Animated, 1981), »Monster in Salzburg« (Insect Monster film, 1982), and a full length feature film, »Vom Geist der Zeit« (Action/Adventure, 113 min., 1983-85).

After a short stint at the Vienna Film Academy (Wiener Filmakademie) in 1987, he started up his own company called »Classic Films« which existed until 1991. In 1998, he produced the short film »tx-transform« together with Martin Reinhart (supported by BKA/Kunstsektion, Stadt Wien, Stadt Salzburg, Land Salzburg). 1999: Screenplay (together with Enrico Jakob), production and direction of »Heller als der Mond«/»Brighter than the Moon«.

CD-ROM production credits include production manager and screenplay of »Robbi-Abenteuer auf CD-ROM« and for the »Salzburger Festspiele CD-ROM« (1996). 1999: Set up of 100 multimedia stations for the »Technische Museum«, Vienna. Homepage:



Screenplay, Assistant Director: Enrico Jakob

Born in Graz, Austria in 1961. Studied classical guitar, Music, Philosophy, Sociology and Media. Educated in acting, dancing and singing. Acted in various theater productions in Austria. Further studies include film acting, directing theater productions and screenplays. Studied under Salem Ludwig, Susan Batson, Earl Hyman, Rae Allen in New York (H. B. Studio), Tom Schlesinger, Keith Cunningham, Paul Guilino, Don Bohlinger in Los Angeles, Munich and Vienna, among others. Worked on screenplays of various genres, including Action/Crime, comedy, and drama television series. (»Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei«, »Der Clown«, »Cops 2000 – Hart am Limit«)



Photography: Martin Putz

Born in Vienna in 1967. Assistant editor for commercials and documentary films as well as press, sport and commercial photography. Lighting technician for several commercial spots and films including »Der Nachbar« and »Dieses naive Verlangen« (Director: Goetz Spielmann), »Auf immer und ewig«, »Ein Lied fuer Angelika«, »Schnellschuss« (Director: Thomas Roth), »Venedig« (Director: Tobias Urban) and »Carla«. Director for short, experimental and commercials. Cameraman for documentary and short films, commercials and reports. Camera for the film »Wolken ueber den Paradies« by Bernhard Semmelrock, 1998, 90 min., 35 mm, color.



Production Manager: Gabriele Kranzelbinder

Born in Klagenfurt, Austria in 1968. Studied law in Vienna and Paris. Involved as organiser of film, theater and art projects since 1994. Involved in film distribution and worked on several film productions in Austria and Italy (including »Die Schuld der Liebe«, Director: Andreas Gruber, »Kubanisch Rauchen«, Director: Stephan Wagner, »Aria Amara«, Director: Alessandro Piva, »Ein fluechtiger Zug nach dem Orient«, Director: Ruth Beckermann, »L and R«, Director: Edgar Honetschlaeger, »Thanksgiving«, Director: Michael Pfeifenberger). Founding of the film production company »Framework« and management of Kinova – Festival of European films in Wels. She works as an independent production manager and producer in Vienna.



Art Director: Hannes Salat

Born in Vienna in 1969. Fashion School in Hetzendorf, Designer and creator of light objects and visual creations for diverse events. Worked with art directors Andreas Donhauser and Renate Martin (Donmartin Supersets) as assistant and props for the films »Kino im Kopf«, (Director: Michael Glawogger), »Ein Leben lang backen wir Sandkuchen«, (Director: Walter Christen), »Beastie Girl«, (Director: Johannes Fabrik), the opera »Gloria« (by: H.K. Gruber) and various commercial and music videos (Coca Cola, Schlumberger, Koenig Pilsner, Illmatic).



Art Director: Alexandra Maringer

Born in Pinkafeld, Austria in 1973. Studied Architecture at the »Technische Universitaet«, Vienna. Video installations »Eroberung des Raumes«, installation and spontaneous direction at the Resslplatz in Vienna (together with Christoph Haas and Kuks Koschitz) – Video documentary »Stadmoebelmuellplatz«. Video clip and S-8 short film on the subject of »Imaginary Cairo«, graphic work (logos, signs, flyers) for the »fachschaft architekTUr« and light installations and co-creation of the catalogue »259.003 VU« (Institute for artistic creations). Co-operation at the Donmartin Supersets atelier, set design for »Ghormengast« (Irmin Schmidt) and »Le Grand Macabre«, commercials (Pietro Pizzi, Coca Cola), video clip of »Illmatic«. Co-work with art director Manuela Freigang in »Tatort«.



Costume: Gerhard Fresacher

Born in Horn in 1972. Kolleg »Fotografie« in Vienna, »Akademie fuer Bildende Kuenste« (Set design) Set Design: »Strafkolonie« Kafka, Klagenfurt, »Kap der Guten Hoffnungen« G.T. Trattnig, Klagenfurt, »Der Schwebebalken des Nebelschneiders« G.T. Trattnig, Klagenfurt, »Transporter« G.T. Trattnig, Graz, »Fruehlingserwachen« F. Wedekind, Klagenfurt, »Kaernten treu« B.L. Mosser, Klagenfurt, »Don Juan oder die Liebe zu Geometrie« M. Frisch, Wien 2000, »Satyagraha« Philip Glass, St. Poelten Art Direction / costumes: Film: »stuck in something« (Disharmonie Orchestra), »Blindgaenger« (D: T. Woschitz), »Heller als der Mond« (D: Virgil Widrich)



Costume: Alexandra Burgstaller

Born in Lienz (East Tyrol) in 1972. University studies (German and Italian) at the VBW Klagenfurt. University studies (Theater, Journalism, Italian) at the University of Vienna. 1995: Birth of son Luca Maria. Working as assistant and costume designer for theater and film productions



Editor: Veronika Mossböck

Born in Graz in 1969. Studied at the Viennese Film Academy: Editing and camera. During this time, emergence of several short films (including documentaries). Since 1999: working as independent camera operator and editor.


Camera: »Speak Easy« Director: M. Unger (1997) Golden Spiral Award San Francisco, Spezialpreis Humbold University LA, Viennale 1997, Diagonale '98 »Kubafilm« Director: K.M. Jung (1998) FAK 99 Wettbewerb, ORF Kunststuecke Edit & Camera: »Meine Mutter war ein Metzger« Direcor: J. Kalt (1999) FAK 99 (Golden Bobbies for the best Camera – together with Eva Testor – and best edit), Participated in the International Film Festival in Rotterdam 2000 »Mehr oder Weniger« Regie: M. Unger (1999) Participated in the International Film Festival Diagonale 1999 und International Filmfestival Rotterdam 2000



Sound: Eric Spitzer

Born in May, 1952. Active in the music and media branch since 1970 as a composer, technician, cutter, etc. Credits include work for BMG, Ariola, HBO, NBC, BBC, ORF, ZDF, Teldec, The Hit Factory NY and films including »Cappuccino Melange«, »Jenseits von Federn«, »Stalin – der rote Gott«, »In Heaven«, »Kinsky – Mein liebster Feind«, »Dunkle Tage«, »Exit II«, etc.



Music: Alexander Zlamal

Born in Neunkirchen in 1973. Studied jazz piano at the J.M. Hauer Conservatorium in Vienna Neustadt. Studied sound technology at the Music School of Vienna and at the University of Miami (Film scoring, jazz composition, digital audio). Sound engineer for various CD productions (Saxpress, Beyond a Coloured Dream, Dreamhunter, Hotel Palindrone, etc.) Sound technician at the Klangturm St. Poelten. Worked in advertising for diverse studios. Did work with film and synchronization. Keyboard for »The Original Brothers«. Diverse theater productions. Production of the Pop-Project »SCOOP« with oe3. Music production for the »Kubanisch Rauchen« (Director: Stephan Wagner) soundtrack. Composition and production of the »Wolken ueber den Paradies« (Director: Bernhard Semmelrock) soundtrack.



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