From 1984 to 1995 he lived in Rome where he studied acting at the acting schools “La Scaletta” and “MTM” under the direction of G.B. Diotajuti and Lidia Biondi and Roberto della Casa.
From then he started to work as an actor mostly in Italy and as production manager. As an actor he worked with famous directors like Mario Monicelli, Franco Zeffirelli, Tinto Bras, Sergio Corbucci and Federico Fellini.
Back to Austria he produced 3 feature films for Delta Film:
„Die Virtuellen – The Virtuals“, an Austrian - Italian Co-Production, 1996*
„Zwei Kinogesichter – Movie Faces“, Austria 1998*
„DieSkrupellosen.com – TheUnscrupulous.com“, Austria 2003*
* Several International Film Festivals like Shanghai, Mannheim Heidelberg, Fortalezza and Sao Paolo/Brasil, Kopenhagen, Arezzo/Italy, Nomination for the Princes Award 1999
* Shown on TV in Italy and Germany Rai, Bayrischer Rundfunk, MDR
Director of short and feature films:
„Meine Tante Lydia – My aunt Lydia“ – 2008, a Audiovisuelle Gedächtnis Produktion, 37 minutes official competition of Milan International Film Festival, International Film Festival Lessinia 2009, International Film Festival Pyongyang 2010, International Film Festival of Nations in Ebensee 2010 – winner of the Bronze Bear
„Zersplitterte Nacht – 9. November 1938, als die Nacht am kältesten war“ „Shattered Night - November 9th 1938, when the night was at its coldest“ - 2013, a Audiovisuelle Gedächtnis Produktion, 87 minutes Zagreb Jewish Film Festival – Festival of Tolerance 2014, Winner of Honorable Mention Award at International Film Awards Berlin 2014
„Die Zeitzeugen – Warum wir erzählen...“ „The Eyewitnesses – Why we speak...“ – 2015 a AVG Filmproduktion e.U., 22 minutes 2 nominations at Southampton Intern. Film Festival 2015
„3 Tage in Rom - 3 Days in Rome – 3 Giorni a Roma“ a short documentary film 2016 a AVG Filmproduktion e.U, - „Short Film Corner“ International Film Festival Cannes 2016, American Documentary Film Festival 2017, River Film Festival Padua 2017, Best Directing Award at Southampton International Film Festival 2017, Goa Short Film Festival 2017, Pune Short Film Festival 2018, Love International Film Festival 2018
„Otto Neururer – Hope through Darkness – Hoffnungsvolle Finsternis – una luce nelle tenebre“ feature 89 minutes – 2019 – winner best film at Vatican Film Festival – Mirabile dictu, Southampton International Film Festival, Vero Beach Film Festival – Florida, Borderscene Film Festival – New Mexico, Hollywood Divine International Film Festival and many other awards and recognitions
“My Israeli Friend” a short documentary film 2021 - 20 minutes – based on a true story
Ride back to Freedom - 2 wheels in search of the lost freedom in times of coronavirus - feature documentary in post production
  • Producer (7 Credits)
    Ride back to Freedom2022
    Documentary, Feature
    My Israeli Friend2021
    Documentary, Short
    Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness 2019
    Feature
    3 Days in Rome2016
    Documentary, Short
    The Eyewitnesses - Why we speak...2015
    Documentary, Short
    Shattered Night 2013
    Documentary, Feature
    My Aunt Lydia2008
    Documentary, Short, Other
  • Director (7 Credits)
    Ride back to Freedom2022
    Documentary, Feature
    My Israeli Friend2021
    Documentary, Short
    Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness 2019
    Feature
    3 Days in Rome2016
    Documentary, Short
    The Eyewitnesses - Why we speak...2015
    Documentary, Short
    Shattered Night 2013
    Documentary, Feature
    My Aunt Lydia2008
    Documentary, Short, Other
  • Writer (2 Credits)
    3 Days in Rome - script
    Treatment
    Ride back to Freedom2022
    Documentary, Feature
  • Acting (2 Credits)
    Ride back to Freedom2022
    Documentary, Feature
    Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness 2019
    Feature
Best International Documentary - Youth Jury
My Israeli Friend
Asti International Film Festival
Asti
2021
Honorable Mention Award
My Israeli Friend
24-th Religion Today Film Festival 2021
Trento
2021
Best Picture Feature Award and Best Out Of The Box Film
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
Hollywood Divine International Film Festival 2020
2020
Best Film of the Festival
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
Mirabile Dictu - Vatican Catholic International Film Festival 2019
Rome
2020
Best Film of the Festival
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
Southampton International Film Festival
Southampton
2019
Best Music - Horizon Award
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
International Sound & Film Music Festival
Pula
2019
Best International Feature
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
Borderscene Film Festival
Las Cruces
2019
Best Costumes and Best Supporting Actor
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
West Europe International Film Festival Brussels 2019
Brussels
2019
Jury Award and Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature Film
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
Vero Beach Wine and Film Festival 2019
Vero Beach / Florida
2019
Special Screening at the Filmoteca Vaticana
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
Special Screening at the Vatican 2019
Rome/Vatican
2019
Special Festival Screening for the 79-th year commemoration of the assassination of Catholic priest Otto Neururer by the Nazis
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
International Film Festival Innsbruck 2019
Innsbruck
2019
Award Best Costume, Nomination Best Directing, Film, Main Actor
Otto Neururer - Hope through Darkness
South Europe International Film Festival - Valencia 2019
Valencia
2019
Best Editing in a Feature Documentary
Shattered Night
Southampton International Film Festival 2016
Southampton
2016
Honorable Mention Award
Shattered Night
International Film Awards Berlin 2014
Berlin
Best directing
3 Days in Rome
Southampton International Film Festival 2017
Birth Date
September 29, 1962
Birth City
Innsbruck
Current City
Innsbruck
Hometown
Innsbruck
Gender
Male
Married To
Paola
Children
Valentina and Enzo
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