About Us

Company Members

Meet our crew and see what makes film the well functioning machine that it is. We are a crew of creative minds and each specializing in a different element of production. Want to learn more? Our group of producers and editors are ready to work with you on your next project.

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Peter Zeitlinger ASC

Founder, Director, Producer

Peter Zeitlinger is an Austrian cinematographer with an illustrious career in film and TV features. He has shot 16 films with legendary director Werner Herzog, including ‘Grizzly Man’,  ‘The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans’, ‘Cave of Forgotten Dreams’ , ‘Queen of the Desert’ and ‘Into the Abyss’, which won the British Film Institute's Best Documentary in 2011 and ‘Encounters at the End of the World’ was nominated for an Academy Award in 2009. 

He has also shot six features with Gotz Spielmann, three with Ulrich Seidl and two with James Franco. He has won five Best Cinematography accolades, including two Romy TV awards and a German Cinematography Award, He is a member of the German Film Academy  and the Society of American Cinematographers.

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Silvia Zeitlinger

Director, Writer

 

As leading actress at the most important German Theatres Silvia Zeitlinger (as Vas) has worked with the greatest directors such as George Tabori, Jürgen Flimm, Peter Brooks, Susan Betson, Fritz Zecha and many others. Thus she gained extraordinary dramaturgical and acting experience. Her leading roles range from Shakespeares Juliett and Ophelia, Horvaths Marianne to Gothes Iphigenie.

Since 1995 SZ plays an important role in the creative core of Werner Herzogs team and has worked as a director, photographer, writer, actress and leading acting coach in different segments of the film industry. Her recent coaching work was in the US action movie Future World, directed by James Franco and Bruce Thierry Cheung.

Silvia Zeitlinger is a natural horse trainer Parelli-Level 4 and speaks four languages fluently.

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Derek Schneider

VFX Supervisor, Cinematographer

 

Derek Schneider was born 1994 in Zurich where he graduated with a german, italian and french diploma. After spending several years working as a cameraman and supporting actor, Derek joined the visual effects company Film Srl as a Digital-Effects-Artist. Since 2014 he has shot multiple fictional as well as documentary films. For his latest film, Derek Schneider was awarded with a "golden frog" nomination for best Cinematography at the Camerimage International Film Festival.

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Gabriele Fuso

Camera Operator, Colorist

Gabriele Fuso was born in Udine 1978, he studied Video Design and Photography in Milan (IED -Accademia di Belle Arti Brera); in 2004 he worked as Artistic Consultant at "Piccolo Teatro" in Milan with Luca Ronconi, in the same period he was professor of color theory applied to the digital image at IED Milan. Since 2006 he has worked on several social themed documentaries with organizations such Children in Crisis, JUCONI and Telecom Progetto Italia. His direct experience in the field concern various aspects of film production, from pre-production to color grading.

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Arianna Becker

VFX-3D Artist

Born 1992 works as 3D artist in our VFX department.

She studied Cultural and Social sciences in Rome. She has also worked at the German Film Musem in Frankfurt as

Art director consultant. Currently Arianna is also studying at the "Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia " in Rome.

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René Donelly

IT Technician

Born in 1991 René Donelly studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology in Germany and supervises our companies hard- and software. He ensures the functionality of the technical workflow in our VFX department and on set.

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Holger Gotha

Creative Producer

1960 born in Munich Bavaria.

1978 – 1982 studies law and Theatre Science in Munich

1982 – 1985 studies directing and acting at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna

1986 – 1995 actor and director in Vienna

1987 – 1989 University teacher for acting and directing in Graz / Austria

1992 – 2002 1st AD at 31 movies

Line Producer / Script Continuity / 1st AC

2001 director feature film: "Jetzt bringen wir unsere Männer um"

2002 moninated for best first time director at the Festival Baden – Baden

2005 Producer of "Mikado" – feature film

2004- 2017 actor for German TV movies

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Dr. Fabiana Osgnach

Producer, Accountant

Fabiana is our amazing producer and accountant who has been with us since the very beginning. She sdutied economy e trade at the University of Trieste. Her bookeeping experience and work as a business consultant adds a valuable ability to our company. She has lead an accountant studio since 1994. Fabiana is also a teacher of mathematics. 

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Pierpaolo Pontonutti

Consultant Producer

Piere Paolo has accumulated many years of work experience as an Industrial Manager. He came to us with an economic background and changed the way our clients regard our work for the better.