About NGF

Founded by Nikolaus Geyrhalter in 1994, and adding Markus Glaser, Michael Kitzberger and Wolfgang Widerhofer as shareholders in 2003, NGF produces documentary and fiction features and series for cinema and TV.

Examples of the roughly 60 cinema and TV features in its documentary portfolio include PRIPYAT, ACROSS THE BORDER, OUR DAILY BREAD, ABENDLAND, FOOD DESIGN. They have won numerous awards and have been shown all over the world.
In 2010, NGF produced its first fiction feature: THE ROBBER by Benjamin Heisenberg had its world premiere in competition at the 60. Berlinale.
In 2011 the second fiction feature production, Markus Schleinzer’s debut MICHAEL, was selected for the Competition of the Festival de Cannes.

The first TV documentary series was realized in 2008 with GOISERN GOES EAST. Since 2010, NGF has produced several seasons of the series REISECKER'S TRAVELS.

NGF’s documentary successes in 2015 include the European Film Award for MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE by Marc Bauder, the premiere of OVER THE YEARS, a 10-year longitudinal project by Nikolaus Geyrhalter, in Berlinale Forum and THE VISIT by Michael Madsen in Competition at the Sundance Film Festival.
In 2016, Nikolaus Geyrhalter‘s epic film HOMO SAPIENS was presented in Berlinale Forum. Werner Boote‘s EVERYTHING'S UNDER CONTROL and LIFE ISN'T A REHEARSAL by Nicole Scherg were released theatrically to public acclaim.
In 2017, the historical fiction feature MADEMOISELLE PARADIS by Barbara Albert was shown in Competition of the A-Festivals in Toronto and San Sebastian and was sold world-wide.

In 2018, the fiction feature L’ANIMALE by Katharina Mückstein (produced in cooperation with La Banda-Film) had its world premiere in Berlinale Panorama Special. IDFA Competition invited THE BORDER FENCE by Nikolaus Geyrhalter to Amsterdam for its international premiere.

2019 started with Nikolaus Geyrhalter's EARTH world premiere at the Berlinale Forum, where it won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, followed by awards in Sheffield, Camden, Graz and Prizren. LISTEN TO THE RADIO by Jakob Brossmann and David Paede had its cinema release. And most recently: ROBOLOVE by Maria Arlamovsky was invited for its world premiere at DOK Leipzig.

In 2020, SAVE THE VILLAGE started its theatrical tour, TV movies like PENISSIMO were aired, and new films were prepared.

In 2021, two feature films were shot, BREAKING THE ICE, first feature by Clara Stern, and TALES OF FRANZ, a family movie based on motifs from the book series by the famous Austrian writer Christine Nöstlinger. ALPENFILM by Robert Schabus is also in post-production.