Katharina Copony

Katharina Copony lives and works as a freelance filmmaker in Berlin and Vienna. Born in Graz, she studied visual media design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna with Peter Weibel and at the HdK Berlin. She was artist in residence in Moriya (JPN), Rome, London and Sarajevo. Coming from the field of video art and photography, her focus today is on artistic documentary film. As Script&Continuity she has worked on several feature films, and in the winter semester 2016/17 she will be teaching at the Universität der Künste in Berlin.



  • 2016: Moghen Paris - And they go with it - 2016 / (Documentary) 
  • 2014: Spieler (Documentary) 
  • 2009: Oceanul Mare (Documentary)
  • 2006: Il Palazzo (Documentary)
  • 2004: Kanegra (TV)
  • 2001: der wackelatlas - collecting and hunting with H. C. Artmann (Documentary)


  • 3sat Documentary Film Award, Duisburg Film Week, 2009
  • ARTE Documentary Film Award. Duisburg Film Week, 2006
  • Television Prize of the Austrian National Education, 2002
  • Outstanding Artist Award for Documentary Film, 2012
  • Erste Bank MehrWERT Film Prize Award, Viennale '16