Jeanne Szilit

born near Munich, Germany

EDUCATION

1967 Institute for Foreign Languages, Munich
1969 Konstverksamheten Stockholm, Sweden: Painting
1972 Teacher at Centro di Lingue Moderne, Trento, Italien
1986 University Ludwig-Maximilian, Munich: Philosphy and Literature  
1991  University of Visual Arts, Film and Television (HFF), Munich, Excellence Scholarship Screenwriting

Residences and longtime Experiences in Sweden, Italy, Greece. 
Since 2005 lives and works in Vienna, Austria

LANGUAGES:

German, English, French, Swedish, Italian


MULTIMEDIA WORK: Screenwriter, Photographer, Author


REALISATIONS / FUNDING:

1993  Jury Member at International Festival of Film 
          Academies, Munich. 
          President: Wim Wenders

1999   State Subsidy:  Screenplay DOOMED 
           FFA - Federal Filmboard, Berlin

2006  State Subsidy: Screenplay KAFKA – PLAYING WITH FIRE  
           FFA -  Federal Filmboard, Berlin


AWARDS

2002  BERLINALE / Nomination for GREAT GERMAN FILM AWARD
           Category: BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY 

2017   2nd Price: Belvedere Museum Vienna
           Photo Art Competition "That's Biedermeier!" 

2016   INTERNATIONAL ART TODAY AWARD - Shortlist
           England, France, Spain, Italy, Germany 

PRIVATE AND MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:


Dr. Diethard Leopold, Sammlung III  (Museum Leopold), Vienna, Austria.
Klimt Foundation, Vienna, Austria.
Prince Hesso von Leiningen (President Board of Mumok - Museum of Modern Art Collection)
Museum of Concrete Art, Ingolstadt, Germany.
Birgit Minichmayr Collection, Vienna, Austria.
Sepp Frank Collection, Vienna, Austria.
Banyai Collection, Luzern, Switzerland.
Nathalie Chaix Collection, Genève, Switzerland.
Staininger Group Collection, Vienna, Austria.
Thomas Kramer Collection, Miami, USA

COLLABORATION WITH GALLERIES, AUCTION HOUSES, PICTURE AGENCIES, ART PLATFORMS:

Gallery Johannes Faber, Vienna, Austria
Gallery Suppan Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria 
Gallery Kovacek & Zetter, Vienna, Austria
Auction House Palais Kinsky, Vienna, Austria
Auction House Dorotheum, Vienna, Austria
Auction House Quittenbaum, Munich, Germany
Imagno Brandstaetter Images, Vienna, Austria
Getty Images, Los Angeles, USA
Artnet.com
Artprice.com
Art Consulting Saskia Sailer

SCREENPLAYS FOR FILM COMPANIES:

Dor Film, Vienna, Austria
Bavaria Atelier Film, Munich,  Germany
Hofmann & Voges, Munich, Germany
Perathon Film, (J. Vilsmaier) Munich,  Germany
Rialto Film, Berlin, Germany
Kjell Sundvall Film Production, Sweden
Frankfurter Film Production, Germany
Multimedia Film, Hamburg, Germany.
Creative Artists Agency, CAA, Los Angeles, USA


PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR:

Klett Verlag, Germany (Nonfiction Book)
VOGUE, Germany (Interviews)
ELLE, Germany (Reportage)
COSMOPOLITAN, Germany (Reportage)
HARPER'S BAZAAR, Germany (Reportage)
TRAVELLER'S WORLD, Germany (Reportage)
SÜDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG, Germany (Literatur: Essay on Elfriede Jelinek)
DIE PRESSE, Austria (Essay about trains)


ART PUBLICATIONS:

EIKON, International Magazine for Photography and Media Art
PARNASS, European Art Magazine
PROFIL Magazine, Austria
KLEINE ZEITUNG, Vienna