VIP - VideoChannel Interview Project

Zingerle, Andreas

Andreas Zingerle
Austrian videoartist


Interview: 10 questions

1. Tell me something about your life and the educational background.

I started with a graphic design education in Vienna, Austria, and then I did a Master degree in Media “Theory/Interface Design” at the Media Department at the University of Art and Design University in Linz, Austria.

2. When, how and why started you filming?

I started with photography and did several photo documentations before I started with my video experiments.

3. What kind of subjects have your films?

In the last years, I did several timelaps photography and video experiments.

4. How do you develop your films, do you follow certain principles, styles etc?

I don’t follow certain principles.

What are the chances of new media for the genre film/video in general
and you personally?

Interactive nonlinear storytelling, live cinema.

6. Tell me something about the technical equipment you use.. What about digital technology?

I mainly use pinhole cameras, super 8 and my Canon HG 20. Besides that, I use found footage material where I used 16mm or digital copies.

7. How do you finance your films?

Depending on the project and it’s budget I either finance them by myself or apply for fundings from state driven art and film funds.

8. Do you work individually as a video artist/film maker or do you work in a team?

Depending on the project. For my video “Wild West Reloaded” I was cooperating with Jona Hoier ( For other projects, like “Solargrafica*Graz” or “Extension of Human Sight” I was working individual.

if you have experience in both, what is the difference, what do you prefer?

Depends on the project and how tasks are / can be divided.

9. Who or what has a lasting influence on your film/video making?

New technologies, misuse of technology, media archaeology.

10. What are your future plans or dreams as a film/video maker?
Having the time to work on my projects. Continue collaborating with interesting people.

Can works of yours viewed online besides on VideoChannel/SFC? Where?
List some links & resources

List of festivals where my work was shown:

Ars Electronica Festival, Linz/Austria.
SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles/USA.
Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo/Japan.
Digital Fringe, Melbourne/Australia.
Simultan, Timisoara/Romania.
IRAQI MEMORIAL, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Reno/NV, USA.
9th Int. Short Film Festival, Lille/France.
ILLUMINATORS, Airport Koltsovo, Yekaterinburg/Russia.
DISLOCATE08 – Festival for Art/Tech/Locality, Tokyo/Japan.