Languages: German (native), English (fluent), French (basic)
Place of birth: Oberndorf b. Salzburg
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
2022 | Schnee | Primary Pictures, Handwritten Pictures, X-Filme Productions, Beta Film | BR, ORF, NDR, arte | TV series | Director: Esther Rauch | episodes 3, 4, 5, 6
2020 | Familiensache | Interspot Film | ORF | TV series | Director: Esther Rauch | 10 x 45'
2019 | Wischen ist Macht | Gebhardt Productions | ORF | TV series | Director: Esther Rauch | 8 episodes as director, 1 episode as writer
2018 | Fahrlässig | Muttershifffilm | ORF | TV series | Director: Esther Rauch
2018 | ABC BÄR | Tower 10 Kids TV | ORF | TV series | Director: Esther Rauch
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.