kurt mayer film
kurt mayer film
- was founded in 1995 as an independent film-production company.
- has its registered office is in 1020 Vienna
- has three permanent employees.
Co-Productions among others with ma.ja.de. fiction, Berlin, Amour Fou, Luxembourg; Új Budapest Filmstúdió, Budpest; Arsam Internation, Paris; Längengrad Film, Cologne; Prisma Film, Vienna; epo-Film, Vienna; ...
kurt mayer film develops concepts and treatments as well as produces high-quality documentaries and feature films for TV and cinema, e.g. the multiple award winning TV documentary "Planet of the Sparrow" with sales to the USA, Russia, Sweden, Norway and Italy or the successful feature documentary "What Happiness Is". kurt mayer film also engages in the production of art film in collaboration with well-known artists such as Olga Neuwirth, Elfriede Jelinek, Sharon Lockart or Ulrike Ottinger. The latest of these for the Johanneum Graz and Dokumenta Kassel.
Inspiring stories, cultural phenomena, social questions, exciting real-life stories, historical incidences and non-reversible cultural landscapes are our topics.
Art videos and installations in cooperation with well-known artists, with Olga Neuwirth at last for the Dokumenta 200 and Sharon Lockhart for Joanneum Graz.
Since 2006 workshop projects are beeing realized with young filmmakers, for their development and promotion.
The historical film-archive of kurt mayer film (inheritance of the family business "Mayer´s Filmaktualitätenbüro") leads back until 1907 - first cooperation with Pathè Freres.