Until Andreas Prochaska became a director, he used to work as an editor for acclaimed directors.
His work as a director covers a large range of genres - comedy, drama, thriller and criminal films. In Austria, Andreas has created the blockbusters DEAD IN 3 DAYS, a horror thriller as well as his multiple award winning comedy THE UNINTENTIONAL KIDNAPPING OF MRS. ELFRIEDE OTT. Also, he got raving reviews and a top-ratings for his drama THE MIRACLE OF CARINTHIA - a German/Austrian co-production for both national networks - for which Andreas received the Bavarian Television Award in 2012 and the International Emmy in 2013. His feature film THE DARK VALLEY - the Austrian entry for the Academy Awards - has been awarded with 8 German Film Awards.
|'Best Director' and 'Best feature film' and 6 more Austrian Film Awards 2015 for THE DARK VALLEY (OT: "Das finstere Tal")|
|8 German Film Awards 2014 for THE DARK VALLEY (OT: "Das finstere Tal")|
|International Emmy Awards 2013: won 'Best TV movie' for A DAY FOR A MIRACLE (OT: "Das Wunder von Kärnten") and nom. for TRACES OF EVIL - ANATOMY OF REVENGE|
|Bavarian Film Award 2013: won 'Best Director' for THE DARK VALLEY (OT: "Das finstere Tal")|
|Bavarian TV Award 2012: won 'Best Director' for A DAY FOR A MIRACLE|
|Austrian Film Awards / ROMY 2011: won 'Best Feature Film', 'Best Director (feature film)', 'Best Script' for THE UNINTENTIONAL KIDNAPPING OF MRS. ELFRIEDE OTT|
|Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival 2007: won 'Best European Fantastic Film' for DEAD IN 3 DAYS|
|Alpinale / "Goldenes Einhorn": won 'Best Film' for DIE DREI POSTRÄUBER|
|19. Augsburger Kinderfilmfestival: won 'Juryaward' for DIE DREI POSTRÄUBER|
|won 'Erich-Neuberg-Preis' 2008 for DER ERSTE TAG|
|nom. 'Prix Europa' and 'Adolf-Grimme-Award 2011' for DER ERSTE TAG|
|Das Boot||Andreas Prochaska|
|Maximilian||Andreas Prochaska||3 episodes|
|The Dark Valley||Andreas Prochaska||also co-writer; won 8 German Film Awards; Austrian Oscar entry|
|The Unintentional Kidnapping of Mrs. Elfriede Ott||Andreas Prochaska|
|Traces of Evil - "Das Verhör"||Andreas Prochaska|
|Dead in 3 Days, part 2||Andreas Prochaska|
|Dead in 3 Days||Andreas Prochaska|
|Languages||German (mother tongue), English|
|Place of birth||Austria|
Trailer THE DARK VALLEY | go to video's page
Trailer DEAD IN 3 DAYS | go to video's page
Trailer DEAD IN 3 DAYS 2 | go to video's page
Teaser THE UNINTENTIONAL KIDNAPPING OF MRS. ELFRIEDE OTT | go to video's page
Trailer THE UNINTENTIONAL KIDNAPPING OF MRS. ELFRIEDE OTT | go to video's page
Commercial A1 - BRAODBAND UNLIMITED | go to video's page
Commercial A1 - OPERATING ROOM | go to video's page
Commercial A1 - CONSTRUCTION | go to video's page
THE DARK VALLEY premieres on the Berlinale
Andreas Prochaska's new feature film THE DARK VALLEY premieres on the Berlin Film Festival.
On Feb. 13th the feature film -starring Sam Riley- will has its official release in Germany. On Feb. 14th in Austria.
International Emmy Awards
Andreas' A DAY FOR A MIRACLE (OT: "Das Wunder von Kärnten") was awarded 'Best TV movie at the INTERNATIONAL EMMY's. The drama was produced for Austrian (ORF) and German (ZDF) national television by Graffilm (Austria) and Rowboat (Germany).
Also, Andreas' TRACES OF EVIL - ANATOMY OF REVENGE was nominated for the renowned award.
Shooting DAS FINSTERE TAL
Andreas Prochaska's Western THE DARK VALLEY (OT: "Das finstere Tal") starts shooting today in Austria. Sam Riley, Tobias Moretti and Clemens Schick are part of the cast. Helmut Grasser (Allegro Film, Vienna) and Stefan Arndt (X-Filme) are producing.