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“when you see through the glass, look with eyes of magnificent esthetic!”, patrice leconte

2001 graduation diploma master of philosophy (mag. phil.) at the institute of theater, film and media sciences, university of vienna, austria. diploma thesis for obtaining the academic degree master of philosophy: patrice leconte. portrait and style. career of a film director. interviews and tape recordings with patrice leconte in paris during the film ‘felix et lola’ 

professional experience

1996-97 production management for pro tv in vienna, austria / worked as reporter for the production of tv program taff / pro 7 (blauensteiner trial / vienna 1997)

1997 first screenplay, ‘lost’  

1998 submission of the screenplay ‘lost’ and meeting with thomas zigler, production magager of mr. brown entertainment film company in berlin. agreement for the film making of four pilot scenes and a pilot film for ‘lost’; due to the economical crisis at the babelsberg studios, the pilot film has never been realized

2000 / assistant director and production manager for the documentary, ‘croats in burgenland’, by joseph hartmann

2001 commercial spots for the ‘suisse fine jewellery bucherer 1888 / haban’ in vienna, austria (film-directing) / creative director for video presentation ‘100 years opel’, for the 100 years anniversary celebration of opel automobile, in technical museum in vienna, austria

2003 script writing for the socio-political documentary ‘the independent party of colored people’ / interview with doudou diène, director of the division for Intercultural projects, in unesco paris, france

2004 worked with jean micheal carré and les film grain de sable for the distribution of the featured documentary hop revolution (60 min) with sony music paris, in paris france / collaboration with ‘les film grain de samble’ for the short films on hip hop culture in brasil

socio-cultural documentaries

1999 mea colba documentary (45 min) – written, directed and camera by dqueen, edited by paul gruber at glanammex studio in vienna, sound mix by christian rosenauer at orf vienna studios, narrated by chris andrews, translated by mike aigner, produced by paul gruber in cuba, screened at the miami international film festival 2003 / opening gala of ‘mea colba’ in cuba libre – intercultural cuba days in vienna 2000 / film screenings at the international documentary festival in thessaloniki, greece / at cinema d’amerique latine in toulouse, france 2000 / at the european film festival in Havanna 2003 / at the 8th miami latin film festival 2004

2001 anc hip hop revolution (60 min) – written, directed and produced by dqueen in cuba, camera by jesús diaz, josé tunón and abel fernandez henández, edited by paul gruber at glannamex studio in vienna and at les films de grain de sable in paris, premiere at the anthology film archive in nyc 2003, screenings at international film festivals, production company for sony music distribution in paris, les films de grain de sable / opening gala at the ‘festival nacional de rap cubano’ in havana 2000 / premiere at the 12th adff annual african diaspora film festival in anthology film archives, in nyc 2003 / film screenings at the 8th miami latin film festival 2003 / at it’s all true documentary festival in sao paolo 2003 / at vi° festival international derhumalc (human rights) in santiago de este / argentina 2004 / at the 20th chicago latin film festival in chicago 2004 / at the latin american and caribbean film festival 2004, at the 8th international film festival in san francisco 2004, at the sonja haynes stone center for black culture and history in chapel hill 2004, at diaspora film festival of black and independent in north carolina 2004 / at the international festival derhulmac (human rights) in barcelona 2004 / at the 5th addition of medimed in girona 2004, at four elements festival in Graz 2004, at alucine and video latin film festival in toronto 2005, at III sinfroneras film festival in albuquerque 2005, at bios cinemateque in athens 2006 / premiere in vienna at schikaneder kino 2006

2004 expreso arte (8 min) – written, directed and produced by dqueen in brasil, edited by paul gruber at paul gruber productions in vienna, translated by helena roque panchetti, music by clandestino and racionais mcs / premiere at brooklyn independent cinema 2005 / screenings at bios cinematheque in athens 2005, at four elements festival in graz 2006 / at hip hop festival in Paris 2006 / at hip hop festival in Bogota 2006 /17-19.03 2006 premiere in vienna at schikaneder theatre 2006

2004 grafixo do sao paolo (13 min) – written, directed and produced by dqueen in brasil, edited by paul gruber at paul gruber productions in vienna, translated by deo cartoso, music by nocaute, gog (lei de gerson), clanordestino, thaide and dj hum (sague bom) / premiere at 19th hutúz hip hop film festival, rio de janeiro 2004 / film screenings at 9th latino film festival san francisco 2005, at bios cinematheque in athens 2005, at four elements festival in graz 2006 / 17-19.03 2006 premiere in vienna at schikaneder theatre 2006

2004 jardem colombo : gato preto (26 min) – written, directed and produced by dqueen in brasil, edited by paul gruber at paul gruber productions in vienna, translated by helena roque panchetti, music by clanordestino, a familia, extrenamente. jardem colombo is a tribute to the fearless and uplifting spirit of gato preto who has been shot in 2016 / premiere at 19th hip hop film festival in harlem 2005 / 17-19.03 2006 premiere in vienna at schikaneder theatre 2006

2004 racionais mc’s (9min) – written, directed and produced by dqueen in brasil, edited by paul gruber at paul gruber productions in vienna, translated by deo cartoso, music by racionais mcs / premiere at 19th hutúz hip hop film festival, rio de janeiro 2004 / at 9th international latino film festival in san francisco 2004 / at the 21st richmond public library in san francisco, bay area 2004, at the 8th brooklyn independent cinema series in nyc 2006, at bios cinemateque in Athens 2005

2005 gangsta sh*t and real niggaz – written, directed and produced by dqueen in nyc – due to very peculiar reasons, this film has never finished editing; plans for re-production in 2019