Peter Brunner

PETER BRUNNER – Writer/Director

Peter Brunner is a Vienna-based filmmaker and musician (Cardiochaos). The son of a psychoanalyst and a painting therapist is a former student of Michael Haneke at the Vienna Film Academy. His work includes short films and music videos, which screened at international festivals all over the world, as well as the feature Sickness of the Youth, which he directed together with fellow students and in which he played the leading role. His feature film debut My Blind Heart premiered at Slamdance and in the Tiger Competition at IFF Rotterdam 2014, participated in the main competition of the prestigious Camerimage Film Festival, and has won several awards at international film festivals. His sophomore feature Those Who Fall Have Wings was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2015.

Filmography (Excerpt): For a Person as for an Animal (2016, short), Those Who Fall Have Wings (2015), Mein blindes Herz/My Blind Heart (2013), In the Head I Kill (2013, music video), Disappointed in the Snow (2013, music video), Turn the Lights Off (2013, music video), Milchzähne/Milk Teeth (2013, short), Scream Now (2009, music video), 3 Year Plan (2008, music video), Wohngegenstand/Apartment Unit (2009, Doc), Sickness of the Youth (2007), Frostblühen/Frost Blossoming (2006, short), Schatten eines Lächelns/Shadow of a Smile (2005, short), Seelen in Sälen/Souls in Halls (2004, Doc), Kehlenkuss/Throat Kiss (2003, short)