Babylon 2012

Ursula Wolschlager: Biography


Project Title: KAVIAR

Ursula Wolschlager has worked as script advisor, writer, producer and production manager since 1994. She was responsible for a multitude of national productions and international co-productions being shot in Austria, Russia, Ukraine, Egypt, Greece, USA, Tajikistan, Niger and many other countries. Most of her films were invited to the competitions of festivals such as Berlinale, Biennale di Venezia, Sundance, Toronto, Locarno and received several awards. For her screenwriting she was awarded the Carl-Mayer-New Talent Prize.

Ursula Wolschlager is member of several boards, amongst others the selection committee of the Austrian Film Institute. After working as a freelancer for many Austrian production companies for 15 years, in 2008, she founded Witcraft Szenario OG, a company specialised on dramaturgy and the development of screenplays and documentary concepts.

Filmography (selection) : As Producer: The Fatherless (W/D: Marie Kreutzer), Gangster Girls (D: Tina Leisch), Das Tor zur Hölle – The Gate to Hell ( W/D: Max Gruber), Kotsch (D: by Helmut Köpping)

As Production Manager/Line Producer: Die totale Therapie – Total Therapy (D: Christian Frosch), Luna Papa (D: Bakthiar Khodounasarov), Beyond the Ocean (D: Tony Pemberton), Tag für Tag ein Boulevardstück- die Kronenzeitung (D: Nathalie Borgers)

As Script Adviser or Development Producer: Winds of Sand, Women of Rock, (D: Nathalie Borgers), Slumming (D: Michael Glawogger), Freigesprochen-Free to Leave (D: Peter Payer), Contact High (D: Michael Glawogger)



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