About NGF

Founded by Nikolaus Geyrhalter in 1994 and with Markus Glaser, Michael Kitzberger and Wolfgang Widerhofer as partners since 2003, NGF produces documentaries, feature films and series for cinema and television.
The current productions TALES OF FRANZ, a family film by Johannes Schmid, based on the classic children's book by Christine Nöstlinger; and ALPENLAND by Robert Schabus, a documentary about the upheavals in the European Alps, were just released. BREAKING THE ICE, the debut feature film by Clara Stern, had its world premiere at the Tribeca Festival, New York, and now MATTER OUT OF PLACE by Nikolaus Geyrhalter is premiered at Locarno Film Festival, Concorso internazionale and wins the Pardo Verde WWF Award.
NGF Geyrhalterfilm has produced more than 70 documentary feature films and TV documentaries over the past 20 years, winning more than 150 international awards; including the European Film Award for MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE, Marc Bauder, 2014; Grimme Award for OUR DAILY BREAD, Nikolaus Geyrhalter, 2008; IDFA Special Jury Award for OUR DAILY BREAD, 2005, and ELSEWHERE, Nikolaus Geyrhalter, 2001; Duisburg 3sat Documentary Film Award for ABOUT THE YEARS, 2015, Nikolaus Geyrhalter.
Years of collaboration have also resulted in several TV docu-series, such as REISECKER’S TRAVELS, directed by Michael Reisecker, in 58 parts from 2010-2020; and currently the four-part international architecture series BUILDING VISIONS by Diego Breit Lira.
NGF Geyrhalterfilm's feature films celebrated major international premieres: THE ROBBER by Benjamin Heisenberg in the 2010 Berlinale competition, MICHAEL by Markus Schleinzer in the 2011 Cannes competition, MADEMOISELLE PARADIS by Barbara Albert in the 2017 Toronto and San Sebastian competitions, L'ANIMALE by Katharina Mückstein in the 2018 Berlinale Panorama Special. COMING OF AGE by Hiebler/Ertl was a major cinema and TV success in 2012.
World distribution partners such as Playtime/Films Distribution, Films Boutique, Les Films du Losange, Autlook Filmsales (NGF Geyrhalterfilm is a founding member and partner) have sold our films worldwide.