(c) Elsa Okazaki
Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu (*1971) studied philosophy and film theory in Vienna. In 1989 he started working as an independent film critic for Austria’s Public Radio ORF. He subsequently worked as a distributor for Polyfilm Verleih (Vienna), as a film programmer and curator. In 1995, together with Bady Minck, he co-founded the production company AMOUR FOU Luxembourg, and in 2001, AMOUR FOU Vienna. In 2003, AMOUR FOU had its international breakthrough when four of its films were invited to Cannes: „Struggle“ by Ruth Mader, „No rest for the brave“ by Alain Guiradie, „In the beginning was the Eye“ by Bady Minck and „Fast Film“ by Virgil Widrich. He has produced over 70 films - feature films and documentaries as well as short and animation films, among them films like „ Taxidermia“ by György Palfi, "Hannah Arendt“ by Margarethe von Trotta, „Amour Fou“ by Jessica Hausner, „Egon Schiele“ by Dieter Berner, „Styx“ by Wolfgang Fischer and „Why not you“ by Evi Romen. Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu is a member of the European Film Academy, the Austrian Film Academy and the Luxembourg Film Academy. He is the Chairman of the Association of the Film & Music Industry at the Vienna and at the Austrian Chamber of Commerce.