Ruth Beckermann
© Ruth Beckermann Filmproduktion
© Ruth Beckermann Filmproduktion
Ruth Beckermann was born in Vienna where she also spent her childhood. After her studies in journalism and history of art in Vienna, Tel Aviv and New York, she took her degree as Dr.phil in 1977 at the University of Vienna. She since contributed as a journalist to several Austrian and Swiss magazines.
In 1978 she (co-)founded the distribution company filmladen in which she was active for seven years. In this period Ruth Beckermann started to make films and to write books. Since 1985 she works as a writer and filmmaker.
Her film “The Dreamed Ones” was selected at many international festivals and won several awards. Beckermann is currently preparing her next project: “The Waldheim Waltz” which will be presented in 2018.
Dieter Pichler
© Ruth Beckermann Filmproduktion
© Ruth Beckermann Filmproduktion
Born 1971, lives in Vienna.
Studied communication science, philosophy and film studies at Vienna University.
Works as a film editor and editing consultant.

Films as Editor (selection)
2017    The Third Option D: Thomas Fürhapter 
2016    Seeing Voices D: Dariusz Kowalski 
2016    The Dreamed Ones D: Ruth Beckermann 
2015    Like the Others D: Constantin Wulff
2014    The Great Museum  D: Johannes Holzhausen P: Navigator Film, 94 min
2013    Those Who Go Those Who Stay  D: Ruth Beckermann P: RB Filmproduktion, 75 min
 
Filmography
THE WALDHEIM WALTZ
2018, 93 min, Color and b&w, documentary
 
THE DREAMED ONES
2016, 89 min, DCP, Color, feature film
 
THE MISSING IMAGE
2015, Multi-channel-Videoinstallation at the Albertinaplatz Vienna
 
THOSE WHO GO THOSE WHO STAY
2013, 75 min, HDV/DCP, Color
 
JACKSON/MARKER 4AM
2012, 3.35 min, HDcam, Color
 
AMERICAN PASSAGES
2011, 120 min, DV/35mm, Color
 
MOZART ENIGMA
2006, 1 min, DV/35mm, Color
 
ZORRO’S BAR MITZVA
2006, 90 min, DV/35mm, Color
 
HOMEMAD(E)
2001, 85 min, DV/35mm, Color
 
A FLEETING PASSAGE TO THE ORIENT
1999, 82 min
 
EAST OF WAR
1996, 117 min
 
TOWARDS JERUSALEM
1991, 87 min
 
THE PAPER BRIDGE
1987, 95 min, Color and b&w
 
DER IGEL
1986, 34 min, Color
 
RETURN TO VIENNA
1984, 95 min, Color and b&w
 
THE STEEL HAMMER OUT THERE ON THE GRASS
1981, 40 min, Color
 
SUDDENLY, A SKTRIKE
1978, 24 min, Color
 
ARENA SQUATTED
1977, 78 min, b&w