Working in a changing market: broadcasters, cinema and digital market
Georg Tschurtschenthaler - Gebrüder Beetz Filmproduktion (DE)
About the author
Grimme Award winner Georg Tschurtschenthaler studied Economics and Communication Science in Vienna. He worked as a business consultant before he moved on to be a producer for feature films and documentaries. Since 2009, he oversees the editorial department as Senior Producer Film & Cross Media for gebrueder beetz filmproduktion. Among feature-length documentaries (“Midsummer Night’s Tango”, “The Cleaners”) and award-winning TV documentaries and series (“Culture Files”, “Digital Dissidents”), he launched cross media TV events such as “SUPERNERDS” (interactive TV show, suddenlife gaming, theater and book), “The Wagner Files” (film, graphic novel and app) or “Farewell Comrades” (6x 52 min TV series, book and web documentary). In 2019, he received the Grimme Audience Award for “The Cleaners”. He regularly teaches at CAST (Zurich University of the Arts), Institute of Documentary Filmmaking (IDF), IDFA, etc.