Katharina Wöppermann

Production Designer

About Filmography Work samples News and dates

education:
1982 – 1986 scenography studies at Akademie der bildenden Künste in Vienna
with Prof. Erich Wonder / Diploma 1986

professional experience:
free-lance production designer (and in some cases also costume designer) for over 30 years on approx. 50 feature films and tv movies. Collaboration with the following directors: Barbara Albert, Jessica Hausner, Shirin Neshat, Nico Hofmann, Jan Schütte, Stefan Ruzowitzky, Frauke Finsterwalder, Hermine Huntgeburth, Mirjam Unger, Raoul Ruiz ….

Languages
German, English (fluent), French (fluent)
Experience abroad
Poland, France, Italy, UK, Serbia, Luxembourg, USA, Marocco, Romania
Awards

“Little Joe”
Austrian Film Award 2020 Best Production Design

“Mademoiselle Paradis”
Austrian Film Award 2018 Best Production Design

“Still Life”
2012 Diagonale Filmpreis / Graz „Bestes Kostümbild“

“Antares”
Best Production Design Award at Intl. Hofer Filmtage 2004

“Tempo”
1997 Femina – Film Award / Festival Max Ophüls Prize

Cinema & TV (selection)
2022
Country Crime - Forgiveness
Director: Miriam Unger
in production
KPG Filmproduktion for ORF1
TV movie
2021
Sisi and I
Director: Frauke Finsterwalder
Walker + Worm Filmproduktion/Dor Film Wien
feature film
2020
Monte Verità
Co-Production design: Nina Mader
Director: Stefan Jäger
KGP Filmproduktion/Coin Film Köln/tellfilm, Schweiz
feature film
2019
The Girl from the Mountain Lake
Director: Mirjam Unger
KGP Filmproduktion
TV movie
2018
Director: Jessica Hausner
72nd Intl. Film Festival Cannes 2019, Competition
Austrian Film Award 2020 for Best Production Design
feature film
2017
How I Taught Myself to Be a Child
Director: Rupert Henning
Dor Film Wien
feature film
Murer: Anatomy of a Trial
Director: Christian Frosch
Prisma Filmproduktion
feature film
2016
Director: Barbara Albert
Toronto Intl. Film Festival 2017
Festival Intl. des Cine de Sab Sebastian 2017
Viennale 2017
Austrian Film Award 2018 for Best Production Design
NGF Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion
feature film
2015
Fly Away Home
Director: Mirjam Unger
KGP Filmproduktion
feature film
2014
Outside the Box
Director: Philip Koch
Walker + Worms Filmproduktion
feature film
2012
Director: Götz Spielmann
Toronto Intl. Film Festival 2013
coop99 Filmproduktion
feature film
Director: Frauke Finsterwalder
Montreal World Film Festival 2013
Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival 2014
Walker + Worm Filmproduktion
feature film
2011
The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich
Director: Antonin Svoboda
coop99 Filmproduktion/Novotny&Novotny
feature film
Crossing Boundaries
Director: Florian Flicker
Prisma Filmproduktion
feature film
2010
Still Life
Production design and Costume design
Director: Sebastian Meise
San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival 2011
Viennale 2011
Film Festival Max Ophüls Prize 2012
Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival 2012
Diagonale Film Award 2012 for Best Costume Design
Freibeuter Filmproduktion
feature film
2009
Anna and the Prince
Director: Julian Pösler
Epo Film
TV movie
2008
Director: Jessica Hausner
66th Intl. Venice Film Festival 2009
Toronto Intl. Film Festival 2009
Viennale 2009
Essential Film Berlin/coop99 Filmproduktion
feature film
2007
Women without Men
Director: Shirin Neshat
Intl. Venice Film Festival 2009
Toronto Intl. Film Festival 2009
Viennale 2009
Sundance Film Festival 2010
Intl. Filmfestival Rotterdam 2010
Austrian Film Award 2011 for Best Production Design
coop99 Filmproduktion/Essential Film Berlin
feature film
2006
Forever Never Anywhere
Production design and Costume design
Director: Antonin Svoboda
coop99 Filmproduktion
feature film
2005
Erased
Director: Isabell Kleefeld
Dor Film Wien
TV movie
2004
Co-Production design: R. Czettl
Director: Raoul Ruiz
Epo Film
feature film
2003
Hotel
Director: Jessica Hausner
coop99 Filmproduktion
feature film
2000
Romeo
Director: Hermine Huntgeburth
Bavaria Fernsehproduktion for ZDF
TV movie
1999
Director: Barbara Albert
56th International Venice Film Festival 1999, Competition (Premiere)
Toronto Intl. Film Festival 1999
Pusan Intl. Film Festival 1999
Viennale 1999
Zero Film/Fama Film/Lotus Film with ZDF/ORF
feature film
1997
The Trio
Director: Hermine Huntgeburth
Next Filmproduktion
feature film
1996
Tempo
Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky
Dor Film Wien
feature film
1993
A Beginning of Something
Production design and Costume design
Director: Nikolaus Leytner
Allegro Film
feature film
1987
Land of the Fathers, Land of the Sons
Director: Nico Hofmann
Nico Hofmann Filmproduktion
feature film
Dragon Fodder
Production design and Costume design
Director: Jan Schütte
Novoscop
feature film
Little Joe
(2018)
feature film,
Director: Jessica Hausner
with Emily Beecham, Ben Wishaw, Kerry Fox
72nd Intl. Film Festival Cannes 2019, Competition
Austrian Film Award 2020 for Best Production Design
Mademoiselle Paradis
(2016)
feature film, NGF Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion
Director: Barbara Albert
with Maria Dragus, Devid Striesow, Lukas Miko
Toronto Intl. Film Festival 2017
Festival Intl. des Cine de Sab Sebastian 2017
Viennale 2017
Austrian Film Award 2018 for Best Production Design
October November
(2012)
feature film, coop99 Filmproduktion
Director: Götz Spielmann
(deutscher Teil): Susanne Hopf
with Nora von Waldstätten, Peter Simonischek
Toronto Intl. Film Festival 2013
Finsterworld
(2012)
feature film, Walker + Worm Filmproduktion
Director: Frauke Finsterwalder
with Christoph Bach, Corinna Harfouch, Sandra Hüller, Karla Juri, Ronals Zehrfeld
Montreal World Film Festival 2013
Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival 2014
Lourdes
(2008)
feature film, Essential Film Berlin/coop99 Filmproduktion
Director: Jessica Hausner
with Sylvie Testud, Léa Seydoux, Bruno Todeschini
66th Intl. Venice Film Festival 2009
Toronto Intl. Film Festival 2009
Viennale 2009
Klimt
(2004)
feature film, Epo Film
Director: Raoul Ruiz
Co-Production design: R. Czettl
Northern Skirts
(1999)
feature film, Zero Film/Fama Film/Lotus Film with ZDF/ORF
Director: Barbara Albert
with Nina Proll, Edita Malovcic, Astrit Alihajdaraj, Tudor Chirila
56th International Venice Film Festival 1999, Competition (Premiere)
Toronto Intl. Film Festival 1999
Pusan Intl. Film Festival 1999
Viennale 1999

Katharina Wöppermann is creating the production design for Miriam Unger’s Country Crime feature film Forgiveness. The KGP production for ORF is shooting in Tirol.

05.10.2022
Lourdes
Director: Jessica Hausner
23:10
3Sat
from 16.03.2023
in cinemas
Sisi and I
Director: Frauke Finsterwalder