Antonin Svoboda


Antonin Svoboda

Born 1969 in Vienna, Austria; producer, director and scriptwriter, graduate of Film Academy Vienna. Founder, together with Barbara Albert, Jessica Hausner and Martin Gschlacht, of Coop99 Filmproduktion.

Credits as a producer includes: “Women Without Men”, Venice 2009 official selection; “Pepperminta”; “Falling” Venice 2006 official selection; “Sleeper”, Cannes 2004 Un Certain Regard selection; “The Educators”, Cannes 2004 official selection, “Darwin’s Nightmare” Oscar nomination and Cesar and European Film Awards winner, to name w few.

As a writer and director has made 2 features, “Forever, Never, Anywhere” and “You Bet Your Life”, and 2 documentaries “Who’s Afraid of Wilhelm Reich” and ‘Friendly Alien”.

Antonin Svoboda’s credits as a writer and director also include number of short films, social campaigns and advertisements.

Selected filmography,


  • Pepperminta (2009)
  • März (2008)
  • Free Rainer (2007)
  • Fallen (2006/I)
  • Sleeper (2005)
  • Darwin’s Nightmare (2004)
  • The Educators (2004)
  • Hotel (2004)
  • Visions of Europe (2004)
  • Free Radicals (2003)

Director and scriptwriter:

  • Forever Never Anywhere (2007)
  • You Bet Your Life (2005)
  • Summer Holiday (1997)
  • Concrete Flowers (1995)