Biography

 

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Wolf-Maximilian Liebich *1984 in St. Veit an der Glan, Austria / based in Vienna

  • Film director / Sounddesigner
  • 2008, studying direction at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna / Filmacademy Vienna under director Peter Patzak, Wolfgang Murnberger and Michael Haneke.
  • 2005-2009 philosophy studies, University of Vienna
  • Founder of KidM – Kultur in der Mühle

Films (selection)

  • Die Unvollendeten – direction – documentary / work in progress 2019
  • Out Of Place – film score, sound design / Frederike Güssefeld – documentary, 90′ 2019
  • MS-Studios Company  – direction / experimental film, 5′, 2018
  • Winter Bees – film score, sound design, camera / Josephine Ahnelt, essay film, 13′, 2018
  • Super Friede Liebe Love – film score, sound design / Till Coester, documentary, 90’, 2017
  • Heimweh – sound design / Ervin Tahirovic, documentary, 90’, 2017
  • #schooltrip – direction, documentary, 26′, 2016
  • Venus Periphery – sound design / Josephine Ahnelt, documentary, 2016
  • Esiod 2015 – sound design / Clemens von Wedemeyer, science fiction feature, 40′, 2016
  • Lampedusa in Winter – sound design / Jakob Brossmann, documentary, 90′ 2016
  • The Labyrinth Beneath the Sun – direction / feature, 18′
  • You’re Out – direction / stop-motion animation, 6′
  • Musisches Zentrum Wien – direction / image film, trailer
  • Klangforum Wien – ensemble for contemporary music, film projects
  • Fair Wind / Fahrtwind – sound design / Bernadette Weigel, essayistic documentary, 82′
  • Music videos – Doomina, Son Fou, Too Moon

Installations / Exhibitions

  • EXIT – Interactive sound an visual installation in cooperation with the artist Achim Stromberger @ Fantastic Gondolas Festival Lech / Arlberg, 2017
  • do not touch – interactive exhibition, Musisches Zentrum Wien, 2016
  • The Labyrinth Beneath The Sun – Carinthischer Sommer 2011, commissioned work: film-installation and live-performance with Christof Dienz and the ensemble Quadrat:sch
  • Programm “Artist in Residence”, Verbund: 04.10-26.10.2011 exhibition

Music

  • Son Fou (former Ciao Merlin) – guitar / synth
  • Too Moon – guitar / triphop / experimental / electronic music

Diskographie: Ciao Merlin, Album III:I, 2007.

Awards

  • Fakonale Festival – 2017 Best Trashfilm. Audience-Award for “MS-Studios Company”
  • Diagonale 2011 – Festival of Austrian Film (AUT) – Best Young Talent Film YOU’RE OUT
  • Diagonale 2013 – Festival of Austrian Film (AUT) – Best Souddesign Award at Bernadette Weigels Documentary FAIRWIND
  • Rockin Movies Award 2011
  • 10th film:riss Austrian Student Film Festival (AUT) –Audience Award
  • 40th Sehsuechte- International Student Film Festival (GER) – Honorable Mention
  • K3 Film Festival Villach 2010 – Best Animation

Festivals (selection)

  • Sarajevo Film Festival (BIH)
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam (NLD)
  • Internationale Film Festspiele Berlin (D)
  • Message to Man Film Festival St. Petersburg (RUS)
  • Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival (UKR)
  • Animest Animation Film Festival Bucharest (ROM)
  • Festival International du Court Metrage Lille (FRA)
  • International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis (LTU)
  • film:riss Austrian Student Film Festival (AUT)
  • interfilm International Short Film Festival Berlin (GER)
  • Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (EST)
  • Ljubljana International Short Film Festival (SLO)
  • Diagonale – Festival of Austrian Film (AUT)
  • Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival (SRB)
  • Sehsuechte- International Student Film Festival (GER)
  • Asterfest International Film Festival (MKD)
  • Vienna Independent Shorts International Short Film Festival (AUT)