Antoinette Zwirchmayr born in Austria. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Her works have been featured in festivals including Berlinale (D),Toronto International Film Festival (CA), International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (DE), Indielisboa (PT), Media City Film Festival (CA), New Horizons Film Festival (PL), CPH: DOX (DK), Ann Arbor Film Festival (USA), FID Marseille (FR). She has been awarded with the Outstanding Artist Award (BKA 2020), a six month residency in New York (ISCP), the Start-Up Grant for Young Film Artists (Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria 2017), Annual grant for photography (Land Salzburg 2017), Simon S. Filmaward (2016), Kodak Cinematic Vision Award (Ann Arbor Film Festival 2016), Best Innovative Film Award, Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film (2016), Annual grant for film (Land Salzburg 2014), Best short documentary Award – Diagonale Festival of Austrian Film (2014), Sponsorship Award (Salzburger Kunstverein 2014), Birgit-Jürgenssen-Award (2013).
Films (selection): DER ZUHÄLTER UND SEINE TROPHÄEN (2014, Kurzfilm), JOSEF – TÄTERPROFIL MEINES VATERS (2015, Kurzfilm), HAUS UND ALL (2015, Kurzfilm), VENUS DELTA (2016, Kurzfilm), IM SCHATTEN DER UTOPIE (2017, Kurzfilm), JEAN LUC NANCY (2018, Kurzfilm).