Monika Grassl

Monika Grassl

Austria

Biography

Monika Grassl was born in 1981 in Vienna, Austria. Studied Journalism and Communications Studies at the University of Vienna. After a year switched to the University of Applied Science St. Pölten to study Meda Management. Successfully concluded her studies in 2005 with a thesis titled “The nature of documentary – Possibilities of dramaturgy and composition“. Realised short films for the university’s TV channel during her studies. In 2006 composed an analysis of Austrian documentary filmmaking for the Filmfonds Vienna. Additionally she worked for OTKO Community TV, creating a documentary series monthly. From March to September 2007 she worked for the production companies WILDart Film & DocuZone Austria. Since December 2007 she is working for documentary director Hubert Sauper and his production company Adelante Films in Paris. Since October 2008 studying direction/documentary filmmaking at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.

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