SEBASTIAN MEISE

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Sebastian Meise studied Painting and Philosophy in Vienna, London and New York before he started to study Directing under Michael Haneke at the Vienna Film Academy. He has so far directed numerous short films which have gained him international recognition. His first feature film, STILL LIFE, was premiered in San Sebastian and has won several awards, including the Grand Diagonale Prize for Best Austrian Feature Film. His documentary film OUTING premiered at the Hot Docs Festival in Toronto. He is currently working on his new feature film
THE GREAT FREEDOM.

2011 – Outing – feature documentary

2011 – Still Life – feature fiction
awards (selection):
Diagonale 2012 – Grand prize feature
Thomas Pluch appreciation award

2006 – Dæmonen – short fiction
Based on the play by Lars Norén

2005 – Random – short fiction
festivals (selection): DokumentART Neubrandenburg 05 and Cork Filmfestival 06

2003 – Prises de vues – short fiction
festivals & awards (selection):
International Filmfestival Venice 03
Best film by newcomer Diagonale 2003