Mirjam Unger

Born on 9.8.1970 in Klosterneuburg.
1993-2001 studied film direction at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Film Academy Vienna, with Prof. Axel Corti, Prof. Wolfgang Glück. Awarded short films at international festivals (Message from H., Speak Easy, More or less...)

Since 2000: freelance director and author for cinema Also 1995-2011 moderator radio
FM4 1991-1998: Design, presentation for ORF TV, X Large, X Large Nightline, Nitebox and ORF Kultur, various foreign reports from Russia, Yugoslavia, Great Britain, Germany, France...

Occasionally also active as a speaker and photographer Workshop with Lukas Beck, portrait photography

Languages: German, French, English, Portuguese


  • 1994: Sunrise (short film)
  • 1995: House of Sirius (short film)
  • 1996: Message from H. (short film)
  • 1997: Speak Easy (short film)
  • 1999: More or Less (short film)
  • 2000: Ternitz, Tennessee 
  • 2002: The Whole Night (short film)
  • 2007: Vienna's Lost Daughters (Documentary)
  • 2012: Oh Yeah, She Performs (Documentary)
  • 2014: On the Scene "Poverty is no Child's Play" (Documentary)
  • 2014: My Scar (Documentary)
  • 2016: Fly the Cockchafer! (Documentary)
  • 2016: On location "Seestadt" (Documentary)
  • 2017: On location "The Woman at the Gun"(Documentary)
  • 2018/19: Vorstadtweiber (season four episodes 36-40); Vorstadtweiber season five episodes 41-45 (TV series)
  • 2020: Country thriller: The girl from the mountain lake (TV film)
  • 2020: All the needles on the fir tree (TV film)
  • 2020/2021: Vorstadtweiber (Season 6 episodes 41-45)