About

Viktor Schaider

born in 1979 in Klagenfurt/Austria.
Lives and works as Filmmaker and Photographer in Vienna/Austria since 2004.
Founding member of the association Filmkoop Wien (http://www.filmkoopwien.at/).

Studies
08/2009-10/2009 Cinematographer’s Residency Program / Main Media College, USA
10/2007-06/2008 Friedl Kubelka Class for Experimentalfilm / SCHOOL OF INDEPENDENT FILM, Austria
10/1999-09/2003 Multi Media Art / University for Applied Sience, Austria
10/1997-06/1998 Universitiy Klagenfurt / English and Mediacommunications, Austria

Shows
Wiener Wunderkammer 2014, TU Wien
VIDEO IN PROGRESS 3, Laibach
KOSTRUIERTE WIRKLICHKEITEN, Fotogalerie WUK, Wien
VIDEOART YEARBOOK 2008, Bologna
MEDIA FORUM 2008, Oktyabr Kino, Moskau
FULLFRAME FESTIVAL, Gartenbaukino, Wien
LIMINAL TRANSIT, Ego Gallery, Barcelona
VIDEOTHEKA, Kunsthalle, Ursula Blickle Lounge, Wien
NCVIL‘8 , nt art gallery , Bologna
TIME, Nikolay Art Center, Kopenhagen
VIDEO ISLAND, Rom

Awards

2016 GOLDENE VICTORIA für „The Spirit´s Walk“ in der Kategorie Imagefilm
2016 ROMY 2016 – Preis der Jury für „Der Ochs im Glas“
2014 Kitzbühl Filmfestival Newcomer Award für „Attention a Life in Extrmes“, Dokumentation
2014 PRIX VICTORIA IN GOLD – Corporate Video, Imagefilm
2011 ORF Werbetrommel – Top Spot in Bronze
2011 Austrian Dance Award – Public Award – Best Musikvideo
2010 Public Award for Lunch/Break Shortynale Filmfestival
2008 UTV Musikvideoaward „Best Musikvideo 2008“
2008 Mediamixx für Mobile Sitcom „Anna und Du“
2007 Made for Mobile-Award für Mobile Sitcom „Anna und Du“
2006 Vinum et Litterae for shortfilm „Fundatrix“
2006 Public Award for „Life on Mars“ Sidewalksinema-Festival
2006 Tokyo Videofestival honorable mention for shortfilm „A Rewinding Journey“
2004 Filmriss Award 2004 for the shortfilm „Der Achte Tag“