Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel

Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel

DIRECTING, Austria & Italy

Presentation

She was born in Bolzano (Italy) in 1971. He was born in Vienna (Austria) in 1971. Both studied photography at the Vienna Higher College for Graphic Arts. Since 1996 they are working together in photography, theatre, and movie projects. In 2002 they founded their own film production company Vento Film. They won several awards for their documentaries, including the Wolfgang Staudte Award at the Berlinale for Babooska. Little Girl was awarded the Europa Cinemas Label at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes and was Austria official entry for the 2011 Academy Awards.

Selected Filmography

2001      THAT’S AL (Das ist alles) – doc

2005      BABOOSKA – doc

2009      LITTLE GIRL (La Pivellina)

2012      THE SHINE OF DAY (L’Éclat du jour – Der Glanz des Tages)

2014      THE PHOTOGRAPHER IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA – doc