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Economic feasibility study for the establishment of a studio facility for film and TV productions (ongoing)
Study for a real-estate company

Calculation and modelling of the economic damages in Austria caused by the film and TV production stop due to COVID-19
Study for the aafp – association of austrian film producers and Film Austria – association of creative film producers

Beyond the „Black Box“. Analysis and Navigation of Screen Tourism
Research Project

Film is effective. On the use of the economic and cultural potential of the Austrian film (ongoing)
Study for the Austrian Film Institute (ÖFI)

The Austrian film around the world. On the situation of Austrian films on international Filmfestivals. Audiences, funding, effects and strategic outlook (ongoing)
Study for the Austrian Directors Guild (with the support of the Austrian Film Institute, the Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria (BKA), the Federal Ministry of the Republic of Austria European and International Affairs (BMEIA), and the Collecting Society of Audiovisual Authors (VdFS))

The economic impact of the film industry in Vienna. Analysis of the economic footprint (ongoing)
Study for Economic Chamber of Vienna (WKO), conducted in collaboration with Economica – Institute of Economic Research (Vienna)

Effects of a tax incentive model for the film an TV production, based on the conception of the Austrian research bonus

Scheme for the promotion of Austria as business location and digital innovation hub. Introduction of a production bonus as incentive for international TV, film and streaming video productions

Study for Location Austria (Austrian Film Commission)
Study for the Federal Trade Associations for the Film and Music Industries (Austrian Federal Economic Chamber – WKO Austria)

Between Bond and Bollywood – How the Tourism and Film Industries can benefit from each other
Study for the Federal Trade Associations for the Tourism and Leisure Industries (Austrian Federal Economic Chamber – WKO Austria)

Evaluation of CINEMINI 2019-2020, a European film education project for children between 3 and 6 years of age, supported by Creative Europe (ongoing)
Evaluation report for the EYE Film Institute (Netherlands), Deutsches Filminstitut (Germany), Taartrovers children’s film festival (Netherlands), Kinodvor (Slovenia) and the Austrian Film Museum (Vienna).


FISA Evaluation 2017
Study commissioned by the Ministry for Econimic Affairs, 2017

Potentials of an incentive model for film in Austria
Study in collaboration with Deloitte and L&R Sozialforschung (Social Research) (commissioned by the WKO, VdFS, Location Austria and ÖFI, amongst others), 2017


Project support planning and construction of a film preservation center Austria
Study commissioned by the Austrian Federal Chancellery (Art Section), 2016

Fields of work and competences of F.W. Murnau Foundation and possible synergies with the Deutsches Filminstitut
Study commissioned by F.W. Murnau Foundation, 2016

New models for the use of digital and audiovisual media in education – Economic benefit and future opportunities for Austria
Strategy paper for the Association of the Austrian Film and Music Industry, study commissioned by the Austrian Economic Chamber, (WKO, Association Film & Music), 2016

International incentive systems for film financing: models, mechanisms of action, experiences
Study commissioned by the aafp (Association of Austrian Film Producers) and Film Austria, 2016

Analysis of the current state of archives, Filmarchiv Austria and Austrian Film Museum plus impact assessment in the context of structural changes
Commissioned by the Austrian Federal Chancellery (Art Section), 2015

On the situation for the Austrian film festivals - financing, effects, strategic prospects
Study commissioned by the Forum Österreichisches Filmfestival (FÖFF), 2015


Future potentials for economic and artistic success – Insights from changes in the Austrian film environment
Study commissioned by the Austrian Film Institute (ÖFI), 2013

Commitment to 'service productions' under FISA. Assessment of fiscal aspects
Study commissioned by Location Austria & Austria Wirtschaftsservice, 2013

Elimination of fee-refund for ORF (impact on the film industry)
Study commissioned by aafp (Association of Austrian Film Producers), 2013

Before 2013

Proceeds and revenue shares of Austrian film
Study commissioned by the Austrian Federal Chancellery (Art Section), 2012

Evaluation of the program ‘FISA - Film Location Austria’
Study commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs, Family and Youth (BMWFJ), 2012

Strategic and organizational realignment of the Vienna Film Fund (FFW)
Advisory project commissioned by the Vienna Film Fund, 2010

Content delivery Austria - Conceptual considerations and implementation proposal
Study commissioned by the Austrian Film Institute (ÖFI), 2008

International models for state funding of film productions
Study commissioned by the Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO, Film & Music Association), 2007

Accompanying the discussion on the abolition of the media funds and replacement by a German Film Fund (DFFF)
On behalf of the Federal Chancellery of Germany (Federal Commissioner for Culture), 2003 to 2006