Bernhard Hetzenauer

Bernhard Hetzenauer
Foto: Ida-Marie Corell

* 1981, Austria

Bernhard Hetzenauer (*Innsbruck 1981) is a filmmaker, media artist and author. He studied Scenography at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, and Film at the New York Film Academy, FUC Buenos Aires and HFBK Hamburg.
His film and video works have been shown on TV, in theaters, festival and art contexts in 28 countries and have received several awards, e.g. Theodor Koerner Prize, Crossing Europe Innovative Award, Yale University's LIFFY Short Film Prize, DocsMX Short Film Prize, Nonfiktionale Short Film Prize, Tyrol State Award for Young Contemporary Art.
His essay "Das Innen im Außen" / "Lo interior afuera" was published by Alexander Verlag Berlin and by UNAM/Cineteca Nacional Mexico; his art book "Faces of Athens" by Revolver Verlag Berlin.
Exhibitions: Künstlerhaus Vienna, Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, Salzburger Kunstverein, KC Grad Belgrad, CECUT Tijuana, MACBA Barcelona, Austrian Cultural Forum New York, Vienna Art Week/21er Haus Belvedere. Film festivals: Telluride, Max Ophüls Preis, Sheffield, Ann Arbor, St. Louis, Viennale, Nijmegen, Grimstad, Cartagena, Morelia, Guadalajara, FICUNAM, Message to Man, Jihlava, Málaga and others.


Those Next to Us 2023 // The Birthmark / El lunar en su espalda 2019 (co-director) // La sombra de un dios / A God´s Shadow 2017 // Und in der Mitte der Erde war Feuer / And There Was Fire in the Center of the Earth 2013 // Die Briefe / The Letters 2012 // Lo que quedó guardado / What Remained Unspoken 2010 // Wann habe ich aufgehört, Dir meine Träume zu erzählen? / When Did I Stop Telling You My Dreams? 2007 // Todos nos hacemos ilusiones / We All Have Illusions 2007

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