Eurimages Prize to Veit Heiduschka


Following his studies in industry and commerce, Veit Heiduschka studied philosophy, psychology, philology and theatre before working on several exective productions and becoming manager of various production companies. In 1980, he founded the company Wega Film where he has worked until now as managing director and with which he has produced a large number of films for both television and the cinema and often in co-production with other companies. He has notably produced most of the films by Michael Haneke.

Veit Heiduschka is also a director and scriptwriter and chairs a certain of organisations, including the Austrian Film Commission and the VAM (Verwertungsgesellschaft für audiovisuelle Medien) and the Association of Austrian Film Producers.