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ANTONIN SVOBODA

Pressefoto_Antonin_Svoboda_EvaKeesANTONIN SVOBODA

Director, Writer and Producer

 

born 1969 in Vienna, Austria
1991 – 1997 Film Academy Vienna; thesis about the actress Kathrin Cartlidge and her work with Lars von Trier and Mike Leigh
1999 co-founder of coop99 filmproduction


Writer / Director

The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich (2012)
feature film, 111 min
Based on the life of Wilhelm Reich
with Klaus Maria Brandauer and Birgit Minichmayr

Who´s afraid of Wilhelm Reich (2009)
documentary, 95 min.

Forever Never Anywhere (2007)
feature film, 90min

You Bet Your Life (2005)
feature film, 90 min
Co-production with Triluna Film (CH)

Friendly Alien (2003)
documentary about the Kunsthaus Graz


Producer of coop99

Amour Fou (in postproduction)    feature film
Jessica Hausner

coproduction with Amour Fou Luxembourg and Essential Filmproduktion

October November feature film
by Götz Spielmann

coproduction with Spielmann Film

The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich (2012) feature film, 111 min
based on the life of Wilhelm Reich
with Klaus Maria Brandauer and Birgit Minichmayr

by Antonin Svoboda

The Wall (2012)

feature film based on the novel by Marlen Haushofer
by Julian Roman Pölsler

coproduction with Starhaus Filmproduktion

The Edukators 2.0 (2010)

documentary, 86 min.
by AG Doku & coop99

Pepperminta (2009)

feature film, 80 min., in competition Co-production with Hugofilm (CH ) und PRADA Fondation ( I)
by Pipilotti Rist

Lourdes (2009)

feature film in competition Co-production with essential film ( D ) und SPP ( F )
by Jessica Hausner

Women without Men (2009)
feature Film in Co-production with Essential Films (D)
by Shirin Neshat

March (2008)
feature film, 84 min.

by Händl Klaus
Locarno IFF 2008 – Best First Feature
Sarajevo Film Festival 2008 – Special Jury Award

Free Rainer (2007)

feature film,124 min.

by Hans Weingartner

in Co-production with Kahuuna Films (D)
International Film Festival Toronto 2007

I’m About Winning (2006)

documentary, 60 min.

A Portrait about Eric Pleskow
by Andrea Eckert
Viennale 2006

Falling (2006)

feature film, 90 min
by Barbara Albert

Venice International Film Festival 2006, in competition

Sleeper (2004)

feature film, 90 min
by Benjamin Heisenberg

in co-production with juicy film (GER)

Cannes 2004, Sélection Officielle – Un Certain Regard

Darwin’s Nightmare    (2004)

documentary, 80 min.
by Hubert Sauper

Biennale Venice, 2004;
Co-production with mille et une production (F), Saga
Film (B)

The Educators (2004)

feature film, 135min
by Hans Weingartner

Cannes 2004, Official Competition
Co-production with y-3film (GER)

Hotel (2004)

feature film, 72 min
Jessica Hausner
Cannes 2004, Sélection Officielle – Un Certain Regard
Co-production with Essential Films (D)

Friendly Alien (2003)

documentary about Kunsthaus Graz, 2003
by Jessica Hausner and Antonin Svoboda

Free Radicals (2003)

feature film, 120 min
by Barbara Albert

co-production with Zero Film (GER) and Fama Film (CH)

Locarno 2003 in competition, London, Toronto and others

Cold Front (2003)

feature film, 87 min
by Valentin Hitz
Saarbrücken IFF and others

Lovely Rita (2001)

feature film, 80min
by Jessica Hausner
Co-production with Essential Films (GER)

Cannes, Sélection Officielle – Un Certain Regard (u.a.)


Shorts (Writer and Director - Selection)

Betongräser

1995, short, 23 min.
price for “best film”, “best camera” and “best actor” at the Austrian students film festival

Karl wie Karlsplatz

1996, documentary, 40 min.
spezial price of the jury at the Austrian students film festival 1997

Mah Jongg

1996, short, 35min.
(in Co-Production with ORF “Kunststücke”) with Christoph Grissemann
and Dirk Stermann

Große Ferien

1997, short, 40min
Prix Special LVT d`Ecole Européen ; Festival Angers 98.