Guest Speakers

April 16

Hüseyin Tabak (German citizen) is born 1981 in Bad Salzuflen, a small Town in Germany. His origin is Kurdish from Turkey. He started to work in the film industry 2003 in Hamburg as production volunteer to First Assistant of Director. He studies since 2006 Directing Film and Writing Screenplay under his professor Michael Haneke at the Film Academy Vienna. His first short film CHEEESE… received more than 65 invitations to festivals, where it won 15 awards. His debut long feature movie YOUR BEAUTY IS WORTH NOTHING … won 2012 six national awards in Turkey among them Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Actor. In 2011, he was rewarded the Vienna Film Academy Honour for Exemplary Work and Artistic Values.

Filmography (selection):

  • CHEEESE...  12 min. short film, 2008, Director and Writer
  • Kick-Off 94min. Documentary Feature, 2010, Director and Writer
  • Your Beauty Is Worthless … 85min. Feature Film, 2012, Director and Writer
  • The horse on the balcony 91min. Feature Film, 2012/13, Director