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Cinergy: Masterclass with Götz Spielmann

Cinergy: Masterclass with Götz Spielmann

Götz Spielmann comes to Prague to screen Revanche (2008) in the section of this year´s top 10 DAS filmfest – Festival of German -language films. Master Class with Götz Spielmann will be moderated by dean of FAMU, Pavel Jech. When: October 24, 2015 from 4:30pm at the Austrian Cultural Forum in Prague

Screening of film Revanche (+eng sub), 35mm copy in both, FAMU Projection room
23.10.2015 from 05:30pm FAMU projection hall
24.10.2015 from 06:00pm as a part of the Das FilmFest at Kino Lucerna

Spielmann was born in Wels, Austria, and grew up in Vienna. After High School, he lived in Paris for several months. From 1980 to 1987 he studied film direction and script-writing in Vienna at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. At the Viennese Filmacadamy, his professors included Harald Zusanek and Axel Corti.

After making several short films, and receiving his diploma with Vergiss Sneider!, with the drama Erwin und Julia, Spielmann had his first great success. In 1993, his film Der Nachbar won the Vienna Filmaward at the Viennale. And in 1994, his film for television Dieses naive Verlangen was awarded with the Erich-Neuberg-Preis. In 2006, he was honored with the Upper Austrian Landeskulturpreis in the “Film” section.
Spielmann is one of the most important contemporary Austrian Film directors. His films The Stranger and Antares were the Austrian candidates for Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. Antares has been screened widely at more than thirty International Film Festivals.
Spielmann is on the committee of the Verband der Filmregisseure Österreichs (the Association of the Austrian film directors).
In January 2009 Spielmann´s Revanche was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.