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Georg Tiller

Managing Director


*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

2024 GODSTERMINAL — 90 min / Feature Film

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)

2024 Mário (director: Billy Woodberry) — 120 min / Feature Documentary

2021 PAST FUTURES (director: Johannes Gierlinger) — 98 min / Feature Documentary

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

2022 Luleåbiennalen

T/​Here,  Le Quartier, Berlin

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

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

As Bring Collective, Künstlerhauspassage Wien

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

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

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

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