Peter Tscherkassky Biography, Age, Family, Education, Net Worth, Movies & More

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Peter Tscherkassky is an Austrian avant-garde filmmaker who currently works exclusively with found footage. All of his work is done with film and heavily edited in the darkroom, rather than relying on technological modes. Tscherkassky not only presents beautiful and haunting images, but also forces the audience to rethink the traditional conception of film and film narrative.

Peter Tscherkassky

Peter Tscherkassky Biography / Wiki

Name Peter Tscherkassky
Also Know
Gender Male
Known For Directing
Place of Birth Vienna, Austria
Date of Birth October 03, 1958
Age(as in 2023 Feb) 64
Deathday

Peter Tscherkassky Acting Movies

Movie Name Character Release Date Overview
Miniatures: Many Berlin Artists in Hoisdorf (voice) 1983-09-24 On a weekend in June 1983, in what was deemed a “country outing,“ an impressive number of artists from Berlin went to a small village in Schleswig-H…
Parallel Space: Inter-View 1992-01-01 Parallel Space: Inter-View is made with a photo camera. A miniature photo is exactly the size of two film frames. Optically it resembles a flickering …
Memoirs of My Nervous Illness, Part 3 1993-01-01 On the 28th of October 1884 Daniel Paul Schreber, candidate of the National Liberal Party in Chemnitz, suffered a heavy defeat at the elections of the…
Une certaine histoire du cinéma expérimental français Lui-même 2019-02-07
Cinema Austria, the first 112 Years Himself 2020-05-20 This historical and analytical documentary draws attention to the background of the roots of “New Austrian Cinema” and presents Austria as a film coun…

Peter Tscherkassky Directing Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Outer Space Director 1999-01-01 A premonition of a horror film, lurking danger: A house – at night, slightly tilted in the camera’s view, eerily lit – surfaces from the pitch black, …
Dream Work Director 2001-03-17 A woman goes to bed, falls asleep, and begins to dream. This dream takes her to a landscape of light and shadow, evoked in a form only possible throug…
Motion Picture (Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory) Director 1984-01-01 In the darkroom, 50 unexposed film strips were laid across a surface, upon which a frame of “La sortie des ouvrier de l’usine Lumière” was projected….
Experiments in Terror Director 2003-12-11 A collection of short experimental horror films, some well-known, some not….
Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine Director 2006-01-01 An attempt to transform a Roman Western into a Greek tragedy….
Miniatures: Many Berlin Artists in Hoisdorf Director 1983-09-24 On a weekend in June 1983, in what was deemed a “country outing,“ an impressive number of artists from Berlin went to a small village in Schleswig-H…
The Arrival Director 1999-10-20 The first of Peter Tscherkassky’s Cinemascope trilogy of short films is a fragmented glimpse of images pulsating with chaotic rhythm as they fight whi…
Manufractur Director 1985-01-01 A tangled network woven with tiny particles of movements broken out of found footage and compiled anew: the elements of the “to the left, to the right…
Coming Attractions Director 2010-09-03 A film woven around the idea that between early cinema and avant-garde film exists a connection….
Happy-End Director 2012-07-21 A found footage film about rituals, festive occasions and a married couple in a seeming frenzy of cosy togetherness. We see the pair pouring drinks, c…
Shot / Countershot Director 1987-03-02 Not a stage direction, but rather something very concrete is hidden behind the technical term. Something which betrays a little of the yearning for in…
Parallel Space: Inter-View Director 1992-01-01 Parallel Space: Inter-View is made with a photo camera. A miniature photo is exactly the size of two film frames. Optically it resembles a flickering …
Nocturne Director 2006-05-24 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, according to his biographers (and his letters confirm this fact), was an extremely sensuous person, and Nachtstück (Nocturne…
The Exquisite Corpus Director 2015-05-22 The Exquisite Corpus is based on various erotic films and advertising rushes. Myriad fragments are melted into a single sensuous, humorous, gruesome, …
Erotique Director 1982-03-01 One can determine a line in Tscherkassky’s oeuvre which turns around a game with filmic presentation, with degrees of recognisability — with the o…
Ballett 16 Director 1984-01-01 256 frame enlargements of a continuous dance movement were dissected into 16 segments, each consisting of 16 frames. These segments were rearranged an…
Film of Love Director 1982-01-01 Liebesfilm is an ironic attack on one of the durables of the Hollywood clichés – the film kiss. A short take of mouths approaching each other is show…
Tabula Rasa Director 1989-01-01 The target of Tabula Rasa is the heart of cinema. Voyeuristic desire as the pre-condition for all cinema pleasure is at stake here. What Christian Met…
Blood-Letting Director 1981-02-09 Aderlaß is a youthful attempt to process the inheritance of the Vienna Actionists through the use of a super 8 camera. In front of the camera is a pe…
Kelimba Director 1986-01-01 Alternating between recognizable and abstract picture worlds, between theoretical reflection and lush sensuality is the main distinguishing characteri…
Holiday Film Director 1983-01-01 A woman on a meadow, strolling around, narcisstically involved, wandering. Now and again one can see her breasts through her half-opened shirt. The ca…
Freeze Frame Director 1983-01-01 Freeze Frame is an example of a filmic significator from which the transparency and invisibility has been removed. Material which has been repeatedly …
The Mozart Minute Director 2006-01-25 Twenty-eight well-known filmmakers living and working in Austria were invited by WIENER MOZARTJAHR 2006, to produce associative miniatures on Mozart. …
Memoirs of My Nervous Illness, Part 3 Director 1993-01-01 On the 28th of October 1884 Daniel Paul Schreber, candidate of the National Liberal Party in Chemnitz, suffered a heavy defeat at the elections of the…
Get Ready Director 1999-01-01 Beach afternoon; run away at full speed. Official trailer of the International Film Festival Viennale 1999….
Daniel Paul Schrebers Stimmvisionen and Schizo-Schreber Director 1987-01-01 (for Ernst Schmidt jrs. trilogy Memories of a Nervous Illness, part 1 & part 2) 1987/88, 16mm (S 8 blow up), á 4 min, colour & b/w…
Train Again Director 2021-07-13 18 years after Kurt Kren produced his third film 3/60 Bäume im Herbst [3/60 Trees in Autumn], he shot his masterpiece 37/78 Tree Again. 18 years afte…
Memoirs of My Nervous Illness Director 1993-01-01 On the 28th of October 1884 Daniel Paul Schreber, candidate of the National Liberal Party in Chemnitz, suffered a heavy defeat at the elections of the…

Peter Tscherkassky Production Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Outer Space Producer 1999-01-01 A premonition of a horror film, lurking danger: A house – at night, slightly tilted in the camera’s view, eerily lit – surfaces from the pitch black, …
Manufractur Producer 1985-01-01 A tangled network woven with tiny particles of movements broken out of found footage and compiled anew: the elements of the “to the left, to the right…
The Arrival Producer 1999-10-20 The first of Peter Tscherkassky’s Cinemascope trilogy of short films is a fragmented glimpse of images pulsating with chaotic rhythm as they fight whi…
Blood-Letting Producer 1981-02-09 Aderlaß is a youthful attempt to process the inheritance of the Vienna Actionists through the use of a super 8 camera. In front of the camera is a pe…
Train Again Producer 2021-07-13 18 years after Kurt Kren produced his third film 3/60 Bäume im Herbst [3/60 Trees in Autumn], he shot his masterpiece 37/78 Tree Again. 18 years afte…

Writing

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Coming Attractions Writer 2010-09-03 A film woven around the idea that between early cinema and avant-garde film exists a connection….
Outer Space Writer 1999-01-01 A premonition of a horror film, lurking danger: A house – at night, slightly tilted in the camera’s view, eerily lit – surfaces from the pitch black, …
The Arrival Writer 1999-10-20 The first of Peter Tscherkassky’s Cinemascope trilogy of short films is a fragmented glimpse of images pulsating with chaotic rhythm as they fight whi…
Motion Picture (Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory) Writer 1984-01-01 In the darkroom, 50 unexposed film strips were laid across a surface, upon which a frame of “La sortie des ouvrier de l’usine Lumière” was projected….
Train Again Writer 2021-07-13 18 years after Kurt Kren produced his third film 3/60 Bäume im Herbst [3/60 Trees in Autumn], he shot his masterpiece 37/78 Tree Again. 18 years afte…

Sound

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Parallel Space: Inter-View Sound Designer 1992-01-01 Parallel Space: Inter-View is made with a photo camera. A miniature photo is exactly the size of two film frames. Optically it resembles a flickering …
Outer Space Sound 1999-01-01 A premonition of a horror film, lurking danger: A house – at night, slightly tilted in the camera’s view, eerily lit – surfaces from the pitch black, …

Other Info

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Memoirs of My Nervous Illness, Part 2 Art Designer 1988-01-01 On the 28th of October 1884 Daniel Paul Schreber, candidate of the National Liberal Party in Chemnitz, suffered a heavy defeat at the elections of the…
Manufractur Director of Photography 1985-01-01 A tangled network woven with tiny particles of movements broken out of found footage and compiled anew: the elements of the “to the left, to the right…
The Arrival Director of Photography 1999-10-20 The first of Peter Tscherkassky’s Cinemascope trilogy of short films is a fragmented glimpse of images pulsating with chaotic rhythm as they fight whi…
Outer Space Director of Photography 1999-01-01 A premonition of a horror film, lurking danger: A house – at night, slightly tilted in the camera’s view, eerily lit – surfaces from the pitch black, …
Memoirs of My Nervous Illness, Part 3 Director of Photography 1993-01-01 On the 28th of October 1884 Daniel Paul Schreber, candidate of the National Liberal Party in Chemnitz, suffered a heavy defeat at the elections of the…
Miniatures: Many Berlin Artists in Hoisdorf Director of Photography 1983-09-24 On a weekend in June 1983, in what was deemed a “country outing,“ an impressive number of artists from Berlin went to a small village in Schleswig-H…
Motion Picture (Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory) Director of Photography 1984-01-01 In the darkroom, 50 unexposed film strips were laid across a surface, upon which a frame of “La sortie des ouvrier de l’usine Lumière” was projected….
Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine Editor 2006-01-01 An attempt to transform a Roman Western into a Greek tragedy….
The Exquisite Corpus Editor 2015-05-22 The Exquisite Corpus is based on various erotic films and advertising rushes. Myriad fragments are melted into a single sensuous, humorous, gruesome, …
Outer Space Editor 1999-01-01 A premonition of a horror film, lurking danger: A house – at night, slightly tilted in the camera’s view, eerily lit – surfaces from the pitch black, …
Coming Attractions Editor 2010-09-03 A film woven around the idea that between early cinema and avant-garde film exists a connection….
Miniatures: Many Berlin Artists in Hoisdorf Editor 1983-09-24 On a weekend in June 1983, in what was deemed a “country outing,“ an impressive number of artists from Berlin went to a small village in Schleswig-H…
Train Again Editor 2021-07-13 18 years after Kurt Kren produced his third film 3/60 Bäume im Herbst [3/60 Trees in Autumn], he shot his masterpiece 37/78 Tree Again. 18 years afte…

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