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List of notable or famous film art directors from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top film art directors born in Austria and even some popular film art directors who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian film art directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These film art directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known film art director from Austria is included when available.

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Alexander Hammid born Alexandr Hackenschmied was a leading photographer, film director, cinematographer and editor in Czechoslovakia between the two world wars. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1938 and became involved in American avant-garde cinema. He is best known known for his film, Crisis, Meshes of the Afternoon and To Be Alive!. He made Meshes of the Afternoon, with his wife Maya Deren—to whom he was married from 1942 to 1947. He won the 1965 Academy Award for Best Documentary for To Be Alive!, which he co-directed with Francis Thompson. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 97 (1907-2004)

Birthplace: Linz, Austria

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Artur Semyonovich Berger was an Austrian-Soviet film architect and set designer. He was active in Austria between 1920 and 1936, during which time he worked on about 30 feature films. In 1936 he emigrated to the Soviet Union, where he continued to work on films until the early 1970s. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 89 (1892-1981)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Emil Stepanek was an Austrian set designer and film architect. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 50 (1895-1945)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff


Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff was a Film Art Director and Production Designer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 85 (1908-1993)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria