SUSANNE BRANDSTAETTER AUTHOR / DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
Susanne Brandstaetter was born and grew up in Los Angeles. Moved to Austria in 1975. Became an Austrian citizen in 1978. Worked as a writer/director for the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) from 1983 to 2001. In 2002 she became an independent filmmaker and producer. As of 2014, she began teaching at the University of Performing Arts and Music Vienna ("Filmakademie"). Brandstaetter's main focus is making cinema documentaries. She lives and works in Vienna, Austria.