Eva Spreitzhofer

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Eva Spreitzhofer and Johannes Zeiler during the shooting of the film alias Holec 2014

Eva Spreitzhofer (born March 4, 1967 in Graz ) is an Austrian actress and screenwriter .


After completing her training at the drama school at the Volkstheater (Vienna), Eva Spreitzhofer has been seen in numerous film, television and theater roles since 1986. Since 2000 she has been working as a screenwriter in parallel. The prelude was winning the ORF script competition in 2000 in the television play category with “Tiger Men Seeking Tiger Women”, which was filmed for ARD by Michael Kreihsl. In 2003 the script for the ARD television play "Two weeks for us" with Barbara Rudnik . Rudnik received the Golden Camera 2006 for this role . Together with Markus Mayer, she wrote the screenplay for the television film "Today is Married My Man" (with Walter Sittler ) for ORF and SWR and wrote the screenplay for the romantic comedy " König Otto " for Sat.1 (with Ottfried Fischer ). She also wrote the book for the 4-part thriller “ Zodiak - Der Horoskop-Mörder ” with Fritz Karl and Alexandra Neldel for ORF and Sat.1. She developed the concept and wrote the first books for the ORF crime series Schnell Determined . In 2014 she directed the documentary "Unter Blinden". In 2018 she made the movie What did we do that? , for which she also wrote the book. The culture clash comedy will have its world premiere on October 3, 2018 at the Zurich Film Festival . Since 2013 she has been a lecturer at the Drama University in Graz.

In 2009 Spreitzhofer founded the Academy of Austrian Films together with other Austrian filmmakers and sits on its board. She is the chairwoman of the Austrian Script Association and was a member of the project commission of the Austrian Film Institute until 2016 .

Eva Spreitzhofer currently lives in Vienna .

Filmography (selection)

As a director

As a screenwriter

As an actress

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