Esther Rauch

Director | 1985 | Austrian | Vienna

Personal Data

Languages: German (native), English (fluent), French (basic)

Residence: Vienna

Place of birth: Oberndorf b. Salzburg

Nationality: Austrian

Training: 09/2004 – 12/2013 Filmakademie Wien - (University for music and performing arts, Vienna), 2019 Scriptwriting for Film and Television (short course) National Film and Television School, UK

Feature | Television

2020 | Familiensache | Interspot Film | ORF | TV series

2019 | Wischen ist Macht | Gebhardt Productions | ORF | TV series | 8 episodes as director, 1 episode as writer

2018 | Fahrlässig | Muttershifffilm | ORF | TV series

2018 | ABC BÄR | Tower 10 Kids TV | ORF | TV series



Esther Rauch was born and raised in Salzburg / Austria. She studied at the Filmacademy of Vienna with Peter Patzak as her teacher. In 2009 she began working in the professional film business next to her studies. Starting as a production assistant she continued working as a 2nd AD and soon after as a 1st AD for several years for directors such as David Schalko, Sabine Derflinger, Andreas Prochaska a.o.

After several short films as part of her studies, Esther Rauch made her first steps in the professional film business with comedy series for the austrian broadcaster ORF both as director and writer.

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