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Georg Tiller

Managing Director

Biography

*1981 Vienna (Austria) 

After unfinished studies in philosophy and theater, Georg Tiller studied film and television with Harun Farocki at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, film directing and cinematography with Michael Haneke and Christian Berger at the Film Academy Vienna, and film directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb).

He has worked as a freelance artist and filmmaker, a producer of his own work and that of friends, and with the artist collective naivsuper. He worked as a Senior Partner at the production company Mengamuk Films in Germany, and he is currently Managing Director of Subobscura Films in Vienna, Austria and Paris, France. 

His films have been shown and awarded at world-renowned festivals including the Berlinale, the IFF Rotterdam, and the Viennale Film Festival. He has also exhibited work at the Bienal de Såo Paulo, the Centre Georges Pompidou, and the Luleå Vinter Bienal, among many other places.

Work as a director, writer and producer

2020 ZAHO ZAY — 79 min / Feature Film
2016 OVERNIGHT FLIES — 97 min / Feature Film
2015 WHITE COAL — 68 min / Documentary Film 
2014 DMD KIU LIDT — 55 min / Middle Length Fiction
2011 PERSONA BEACH — 138 min / Feature Film
2010 VARGTIMMEN — NACH EINER SZENE VON INGMAR BERGMAN (Vargtimmen — after a scene by Ingmar Bergman) — 7 min / Experimental Short
2008 DER TURM DES ORNITHOLOGEN (The Tower of Birds) — 13 min / Short Documentary 
2007 KM 43.3 DER TRANSSYLVANISCHE HOLZFALL (km 43.3 Transylvanian Timber) — 43 min / Middle Length Documentary

Work as a producer (selection)

2019 WHEN THE PERSIMMONS GREW (director: Hilal Baydarov) – 119 min / Feature Film

(Heart of Sarajevo for Best International Documentary, Special Jury Mention & Interreligious Award, Visions du réel, Nyon)

2013 SIENIAWKA (director: Marcin Malszczak) – 126 min / Feature Film

(World Première Berlinale Forum, Best First Feature Film – FID Marseille, ARTE Dokumentarfilmpreis – Duisburger Filmwoche, Special Jury Award, Doc Forum, Belo Horizonte)

Selected Exhibitions

2013 
T/​Here, Le Quartier, Berlin

2012 
A Sign on the Road said: Take us to madre!, helperprojects, Brooklyn, NY
Best of Best of Best of, Group Video Screening, Asociación Libre, Mexico City
Films from Vienna, plus screening, Tokyo

2011 
Videonale: Dialogue in Contemporary Video Art, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
Les Rencontres Internationales, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

2008 
As Bring Collective, Künstlerhauspassage Wien

2005 
Eine Einstellung zur Arbeit, Taxispalais Innsbruck and Foyer of the Austrian Filmmuseum with Harun Farocki
Thomas Ender Expedition Revisited, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2004 
The Thomas Ender Expedition Revisited, Bieneal de Såo Paulo, with Mark Dion
Signal in the heavens, Berlin
Luleå Vinter Biennal, Luleå, Sweden

2003
Cinema of Pilots, Atelier Olaf Probst, Munich
We all want to become all, End of Year exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (Curator: Daniel Richter)
Zurich, Galerie Senn, Wien

2002
Actor / Performer in Claude Wampler’s denislavant”, Menagerie de Verre, Paris
Actor / Performer in Claude Wampler’s Infiltration”, Museumsquartier, Wien