There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins.
And the cardinal sin is dullness.
Frank Capra

Welcome To The Machine

My first feature-length documentary film.  Welcome to the Machine reveals the core of the machinery of the music business. Not always serious, but self-critical and above all ruthless, because it’s all about one thing: music. Although …

3 years production time, length: 100 min. More than 10 festival appearances worldwide, a regular cinema release in Austria, DVD release in North America, screening tour in SE Asia. Available to stream on Netflix Europe since 2023.


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This Stop-Motion flick was produced for the “#Klappeauf” Movement, a Appeal against incitement and desolidarization in Austria.
We, a group of filmmakers, today want to express our great concern about the state of our country, and call for common action.

Let’s resist!
Let’s rise up!|


Summary: Day in, day out we discuss how foreigners have to adapt in our beautiful country. But everything would be so easy! Filmmaker Andreas Steinkogler ends the tiresome headscarf debate with this cultural guide for all non-Austrians.

Idea, Editor, Directed by: Andreas Steinkogler
Director of Photography: Thomas Rossipaul
Assistent: Jura Nichols
Lady: Arian


Short-Documentary, 3.30 Length
I was happy to produce a episode about my Country for the international Ramadan Project, online in 6/2017:
Fighter: Tamirlan Dadaev
Director of Photography: Thomas Rossipaul
Idea, Editor, Directed by: Andreas Steinkogler
Sound Design: Leo Pfeffer
Score: Marcos H. Bolanos
Production Assistant: Nora Spiluttini, Leandra de Arnoldi
Thx to Marcus Bauer at City Thong Vienna, and Darko Banovic
Produced by: Danya Alhamrani, Dania Nassief
Already more than 10 Festivalscreenings


Shortfilm, 4.40 Length
Released early 2016.

Girl: Caroline Schuhmacher
Director of Photography: Alexander Boboschewski
First Assistant Camera: Alois Kozar Jun.
Second Assistant Camera: Thomas Rossipaul
Sound Design: Leo Pfeffer
Colour Grading: David Rabeder, Simon Rabeder
Production, Editing Assistant: Arian Jalaeefar
Radio host: Patrick Lamb
Idea, Script, Editing, Director: Andreas Steinkogler


A perfectly disturbed Child

Shortfilm, 8.30 Length
Released early 2016.

Psychologist: Stephan Sommeregger
Mummy: Barbara Lerch
Good child: Valerie Lerch
Bad child: Julius Fuchs
Family at the end: Jürgen Schobert, Veronika Schobert, Lilia-Eva Schobert, Lina-Julie Schobert, Ylvie-Stefanie Schobert, Lianne-Mavie Schobert
Script / Story: Stephanie Eder
Director of Photography: Patrick Zadrobilek, Thomas Rossipaul
Assistant Director / Editor: Alexandra Wedenig
Sound Mixer: Andre Koroschak
Sound Designer: Leo Pfeffer
Director / Editor: Andreas Steinkogler