othmar schmiderer. filmography
Im Augenblick

2013

In the Twinkling of an Eye. History and the Open
2012/13 Essayfilm DCP, 33 min 30 sec, dolby SR 5.1
Written & directed by Othmar Schmiderer/Angela Summereder
Cinemtaography: Othmar Schmiderer
Editing: Othmar Schmiderer/Angela Summereder
Music: Clemens Gadenstätter
Performance: Bodo Hell
Voices: Johanna Orsini Rosenberg, Philipp Reichel, Aurelia Burckhardt, Hildegard Starlinger, Wolfgang Pampel
Production: o.schmiderer filmproduktion


2012

Video-Spot with Elina Garanča
Arie: "Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix" from Samson and Dalila

b/w 6 mins 20 HD
Director, Editing: Othmar Schmiderer
Camera: Jörg Schmidt-Reitwein
Sculpture: Beatrix Sunkovsky, Alfons Egger
Costume: Peter Kubesa
Production: o.schmiderer film-produktion
on behalf of Deutsche Grammophon Ges.m.b.H.
Video

2011

The Fabric of Home
Documentary HDCAM/ FAZ 35mm 94min. Directed and Cinematography by: Othmar Schmiderer; Written by: Othmar Schmiderer/Elsbeth Wallnöfer; Film Editing by: Daniel Pöhacker, Othmar Schmiderer; Sound: Georg Misch; Sounddesign: Nils Kirchhoff; Music: Wolfgang Mitterer; Produced by: Othmar Schmiderer/ o.schmiderer film - produktion; World Premiere: Viennale – Vienna International Fim Festival 2011
Trento Filmfestival 2012 – Museo Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina Award for the best documenting the traditions and costumes of mountain people with ethno-anthropological accuracy

2009

Wiederholte Male – Christoph Feichtinger
HDV 50 mins, Stereo
Produced, directed, filmed and edited by: 
Othmar Schmiderer
Music: Uli Scherer

2008

back to africa
97 mins., HD-CAM/Faz 35mm,
Written and directed by: Othmar Schmiderer; Camera: Herman Dunzendorfer, Moritz Giselmann, Othmar Schmiderer; Editor: Sarah Levin, Peter Pryzgodda; Sound: Frank Heidbrink; Sounddesign: Nils Kirchhoff; Co-Production A/D: Langbein&Skalnik/Peter Rommel Productions
Website: www.backtoafrica.de

2007

vodun-voodoo-vodou spirits
Dokumentary film HDV Faz35mm Dolby Stereo
70 min.
Directed and written by: Henning Christoph
Camera: Othmar Schmiderer
Editor: Daniel Pöhacker, Andy Fetscher
Sound: Georg Misch
Assistant camera/light: Gerhard Leitner
Production:Shotgun Pictures / Romel Film, Germany

2006

André Heller – Außer Konkurrenz
A portrait of and in collaboration with André Heller
60 mins., HDV 16:9, for WDR/ARTE and ORF
Screenplay, Director: Othmar Schmiderer
Camera: Othmar Schmiderer, Jörg Burger
Sound: Georg Misch, Peter Zach, Ulrich Goebel
Editor: Karina Ressler
Production: Langbein & Skalnik, Wien

 

2005

Jessye Norman – »Ich leb' allein in meinem Himmel, in meinem Lieben, in meinem Lied«
90 mins., super 16mm
Screenplay, director: André Heller and Othmar Schmiderer; Cinematographer: Jörg Schmidt-Reitwein, Wolfgang Lehner; Editor: Britta Nahler; Sound: Ulrich Goebel; Production design: Georg Resetschnig; Costumes: Annette Beaufays; Production: Dor-Film Danny Kraus & Kurt Stocker; ORF, WFF, RTF, ARD, ARTE

 
Gerald Schmid

2003

GERALD SCHMID
Beta SP 30 mins.
Realisation: Othmar Schmiderer

 
Material zu einer Oper

2003

MATERIAL ON AN OPERA
ARIADNE IM GARN – RIA NACKT

Fragments on the elaboration and performance of the opera
DV, 60 mins.; in progress; Idea, Producer and Editor: Othmar Schmiderer; Cinematographer: Jörg Burger; Sound: Ulrich Goebel; Décor: Mario Bräuer

 
FernGespräch/NahAufnahme

FernGespräch/NahAufnahme
Experimental video DV, 8 mins.
With Friederike Mayröcker and Bodo Hell

La Voix humaine

2002

VIDEO INSTALLATION FOR THE OPERA »LA VOIX HUMAINE« with Jessye Norman under the direction of André Heller, October 2002, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris

ARIADNE IM GARN – RIA NACKT
An opera of vengeance
Direction and video installation: Othmar Schmiderer in co-operation with Bodo Hell; libretto; Renald Deppe: music und Mario Bräuer: décor; Work commissioned by the NÖ - Donaufestival in der Voesthalle Krems

Blind Spot

2001

BLIND SPOT – HITLER'S SECRETARY
Documentary film
Austria 2002; DV/FAZ35 mm, 1:1:37, Dolby digital, 90 mins.; Concept: Othmar Schmiderer, André Heller; Interview: André Heller; Camera and sound: Othmar Schmiderer; Editing: Daniel Pöhacker; Production: DOR Film

European Documentary Film Award 2002 PRIX ARTE – Nominierung
Publikumspreis (52. International Filmfestival Berlin, Panorama)
Golden Plaque for Best Documentary (Filmfestival Chicago)
Mention Speciale (Visions du Réel Nyon)

2000

EIKON 3
Dream pictures dance video – Tanzatelier Wien

Lightshadow

LIGHTSHADOW
Experimental film
6 mins., DV, Diagonale Graz

1999

IKONOSTASE I+II
Dance videos
Regular Documentaries – Tanzatelier Wien

An Echo from Europe

1997/98

AN ECHO FROM EUROPE – VIENNA ART ORCHESTRA ON TOUR
Documentary film
Austria 1998; DV /FAZ 35 mm, 1:1:66; Dolby digital, 120 mins.; Screenplay, Director: Othmar Schmiderer; Cinematographer: Othmar Schmiderer, Daniel Pöhacker; Editor: Daniel Pöhacker; Sound: Harald Friedl; Production: DOR-FILM

Am Stein

1995–1997

AM STEIN
Documentary film
Austria 1995/96; Super16/blow up 35mm, 1:1:66, Dolby stereo digital, 110 mins.; Screenplay: Othmar Schmiderer/Bodo Hell
Director, Cinematographer: Othmar Schmiderer; 2nd camera: Elke Harder; Sound: Ulrich Goebel; Editor: Daniel Pöhacker; Music: Uli Scherer; Production: Prisma Film

Prix Jeune Public (Vision du reel Cinema documentaire Nyon – Competition, 1997)

1994–1996

FORCE FIELD I-IV, 75 mins.
SPACES OF REMEMBRANCE, 90 mins.
Dance videos
Realisation, Cinematographer, Editor: Othmar Schmiderer; Choreographer: Sebastian Prantl; Music: Cecilia Li

Klangsäule

PILLAR OF SOUND
Dance video
Austria 1995, Betacam SP stereo, 56 mins.; Director and Cinematographer: Othmar Schmiderer; Music: Friedrich Cerha; Choreographer: Sebastian Prantl; Sculpture: Karl Prantl

Collision

1993

COLLISION
Dance video
Betacam SP stereo, 25 mins; Concept, Director, Cinematographer, Editor: Othmar Schmiderer; Dancer, Choreographer: Editta Braun, Jean Yves Ginoux; Décor: Mario Bräuer; Producers: Braun/Schmiderer

3. Price Non Broadcast Performing Arts (International Film & TV Festival New York 1994)

Mobile Stabile

1992

MOBILE STABILE
Essayistic documentary film
Betacam SP, 40 mins.; Producer, concept: Othmar Schmiderer/ Harald Friedl; Cinematographer, editing: Othmar Schmiderer; Text: Bodo Hell; Music: Uli Scherer

1989–1991

Video experiments, Short films, Spurensuche Hochwies, Script „Reise zum Du"

Josef Hauser

1988

JOSEF HAUSER – SOUND AND SPACE
Dokumentary film
16mm, b/w, 55 mins.; Idea: Othmar Schmiderer
Production, Concept, Cinematography, Sound, Editing: Othmar Schmiderer/Heinz Ebner

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