Susanne guggenberger

Susanne Guggenberger joined Mira Film in 2012 and is responsible for coproduction and Marketing. Susanne coordinated the DOK Market DOK Leipzig in Germany. She was interim head of DOC Market at Visions du Réel in 2011.  She has significant distribution experience having been the head of international sales for AUTLOOK Filmsales, Austria's major distributor of television documentaries. Before joining Autlook Filmsales in 2007 she worked for over ten years with various European production companies, including Navigator Film, Mischief Films and Ego Humer Filmproduktion, with broad experience in project development, production management, post-production and distribution. She has particular interest in new forms of distribution and financing and 360 degree content projects, having developed community online projects initially as part of the Firstmedia Network already in 2002 and as an EAVE participant (the forum of European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs) in 2007.

Although mainly working in production, she also wrote and directed the television feature documentary "Kosova Transit" (2001, 78min) for Austria's public broadcaster ORF 3Sat, which explored women's experiences during the Kosova War. Before entering the film business she completed her Masters Degree in Communication and History and worked as assistant director for several performance groups in Vienna and New York.


Filmography Producer
2018Producer of the feature documentary DER KRIEG IN UNS by Sebastian Heinzel (in production)
2018Producer of the feature documentary BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES 90 / 52 Min. by Sophie Huber, Coproduction with SRF/SRG and Teleclub
2016Producer of the feature documentary THE BEEKEEPER AND HIS SON by Diedie Weng, 81 Min., Coproduction with Lowik Media, Montréal and SRF
2015Producer of 34 short documentary films for UNESCO Schweiz
2014Coproducer of the feature documentary THE CHIMPANZEE COMPLEX by Marc Schmidt, Coproduction of Basalt Film and Mira Film with NCRV and SRG SSR, SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, in cooperation with ZDF 3sat
2013Producer of  the feature documentary „Everyday Rebellion“ by Arash & Arman T. Riahi, Coproduction with Golden Girls Filmproduktionen, ZDF/ARTE and Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen SRF
Filmographie Director
2004Hanno und das Haus, 213 Min.
2001Kosova Transit, 80 Min. in Coproduction with ORF 3sat