Barbara ALBERT (1970, Vienna) attended film school and studied drama, journalism and German. As well as making her own films, she has worked as assistant director and editor and as an actress. In 1997 she won 'Le Léopard de Demain' at the festival of Locarno for Die Frucht deines Leibes. She made one part of the trilogy Slidin' - Alles bunt und wunderbar, which was shown in the 1999 Tiger Competition in Rotterdam. In the same year she founded the film production company Coop99 Filmproduktion together with Martin Gschlacht, Jessica Hausner and Antonin Svoboda. Since then she has realised three feature films.
Die Andern eine Grube gräbt (1991, short), Twinni (1994, short), Nachtschwalben (1994, short), Die Frucht deines Leibes (1997, short), Somewhere Else (1997), Sonnenflecken (1997, short), Slidin' - Alles bunt und wunderbar. Episode: Tagada (1999), Nordrand/Northern Skirts (1999), Böse Zellen/Free Radicals (2003), Fallen/Falling (2006)