Julia Frick von Marco Zimprich

Since 2001 I have been working as a writer, director and producer in Austria, the UK and Los Angeles.

Making people laugh and think with my movies is my favourite thing to do – and the positive reaction of my audience is what keeps me going.
As one of only 600 female directors worldwide (compared to 20.000 male ones) I am well aware of the challenges to tell stories from a female point of view, to show fresh and unusual gender roles, to give motivated women a chance to work in front of and behind the camera (and of course to pay them equally) and to support aspiring filmmakers of any gender and sexual orientation.

In the last years my team and I shot numerous short films and documentaries as well as videos on behalf of clients. Several of our short films have been nominated and/or awarded by national and international film festivals.



2016 – 2017
production of the feature film “Das kleine Vergnügen” (engl. title: “Shop of Little Pleasures”)

2008 – 2012
MA (Magistra) in Cultural Studies at the following universites (passed with distinction):
-) University of Vienna – Center for Visual and Contemporary Cultural History
-) University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
-) University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna
-) School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles

2007 – ongoing
conducting 2-day workshops in schools where students make a short film

Selected for Talent Campus #5 at Berlinale 2007
Talent Campus | profile in the Talent Database

foundation of the Vienna-based film production company Viennatainment

2001 – 2013
production of numerous short films and documentaries




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