Barbara Albert

Barbara Albert
Barbara Albert, 1998 (c) Christine A. Maier

Barbara Albert was born in 1970 in Vienna. She studied theatre science, German philology and journalism, in 1991 she started to study screenwriting and direction at the Vienna Film Academy. After she worked as 1st AD and after her international successful short film, her first feature film Northern Skirts followed (Biennale di Venezia, 1999). In the same year she founded the production company coop99, together with Martin Gschlacht, Jessica Hausner and Antonin Svoboda.

FILMS (DIRECTOR, SELECTION)
Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
The dead and the living (2012)
Falling (Biennale di Venezia, 2006)
Free Radicals (Locarno Int. Film Festival, 2003)
Zur Lage (documentary) 2002
Together with Michael Glawogger, Ulrich Seidl and Michael Sturminger
Northern Skirts (Biennale di Venezia, 1999)
Marcello Mastroianni prize for Nina Proll - Best Young Actress

Slidin – Alles bunt und wunderbar (Episode „TAGADA“,
Rotterdam Int. Film Festival 1999, Tiger Award competition)
Die Frucht deines Leibes (Int. Filmfestival Locarno, 1997)
Nachtschwalben (Max Ophüls-Preis Saarbrücken 1994)
best shortfilm 1994

Website coop99