Stephanie Falkeis is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and filmmaker based in Vienna, Austria. She is currently a Mag.art candidate at the University of Applied Arts Vienna in the class of Transmedia Art (Studio Brigitte Kowanz) having studied Directing and Screenwriting at Harvard University (Harvard Summer Program 2011) and Fine Art and Critical Theory at Newcastle University (2014).
Her art installations were shown at Lenikus Gallery, Vienna and Broadacre House, Newcastle, among others, while her filmic work screened at Festivals such as the XWRA Video and Media Art Festival in Greece, the Video&Filmtage in Vienna and the Vienna Content Award. Her short film „100 Years of Votiv Cinema“ was selected to screen in cinemas for several weeks in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Vienna Arthouse Cinema Votivkino.
Her critical writing has been published in Interval (Unstapled Press, UK) and on standard.at and she served as a contributing editor for SCHAU Kunstmagazin in 2009/2010. Stephanie served as a Jury Member for the GAFFA International Film Festival in 2011 and was a Talent in Residence at the Innsbruck Film Campus in 2015.
Stephanie is also Festival Curator and Co-Founder of the AASFF Austrian American Short Film Festival, the first ever bilaterl short film festival aimed to connect young Austrian and American Filmmakers. The AASFF is presented by the Austrian Cultural Forum New York in collaboration with Anthology Film Archives, Museum of the Moving Image, NYC Indie Film Fest and Feameout-Festival, MQ, Vienna.
As Festival Curator, Stephanie is responsible for the concept, development, artistic direction and programming of the Austrian American Short Film Festival.
Stephanie is currently studying Narrative Film with Thomas Arslan at the University of Art Berlin as an Erasmus Scholar and is a designated Fulbright Scholar to study Directing/Screenwriting in the US from 2017.
2016 (filming) DIE BEGEGNUNG, Narrative Short, 8 min, DCP, Video
2016 (post-production) ON THE LINE, Narrative Short, 10 min, DCP, Video
2015 (completed) A STUDY IN VISUAL RHETORIC AND THE POLITICS OF INFORMATION, Hybrid-Documentary, 15 min, Video
2014 POETRY IS A WAY OF MEASURING TIME Experimental/Poetry Film, with Sophie Falkeis, 3.20 min, Video
2014 CINEMA REWIND Experimental Film, 2 min, Video
2013 100 YEARS OF VOTIV CINEMA, Trailer, 1 min, Video
2012 MÖBIUS C, Experimental Film, 1.15 min, Video
2010 DON GIOVANNI REGRETS Short Film, in the framework of Salzburger Festspiele Summer Program, 5.20 min, Video
‘The Encyclopedic Palace and the Global Village: Analysing the 55th International Exhibition at the 2013 Venice Biennale’ in /ˈɪntərv(ə)l 2 (UnStapled Press, UK, 2015)
‘A Poem by Stephanie Falkeis’ in /ˈɪntərv(ə)l 1 (UnStapled Press, UK, 2014)
‘Wie ein schwarzes Loch’ theater review of ‘Chatroom’ (Theater der Jugend)
published in standard.at;
‘Him & Her’ Article on the Video Installations of Candice Breitz
SCHAU Kunstmagazin für Jugendliche (Nr. 4)