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Robert von Dassanowsky

Born in New York and raised in Los Angeles and Europe, Robert Dassanowsky attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, the AFI Conservatory and holds a Ph.D. from UCLA. A widely published film and literary historian, he is also an award-winning playwright and has written for television. As Professor of Germanic Studies and Film at the ... See full bio »

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5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Styria Producer
Felix Austria!
Felix Austria! Producer
Semmelweis Producer


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 2018 Refuge (Short) (associate producer) (post-production)
 2017 Der Bauer zu Nathal (Documentary) (co-producer) (post-production)
 2017 Jealous Gods (executive producer) (completed)
 2017 Paul Henreid: Beyond Victor Laszlo (Documentary) (associate producer) (filming)
 2016 Noble Claim (Short) (co-producer)
 2016 Before Anything You Say (associate producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2014 Reel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women (Documentary) (producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2014 Styria (associate producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2014 Present Future Past (Short) (executive producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2014 De expressione humanitatis (Documentary) (co-producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2014 The Creep Behind the Camera (Documentary) (associate producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2013 Chariot (producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2013 Felix Austria! (Documentary) (co-producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2013 Menschen (Short) (executive producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2012 Dog Eat Dog (Short) (associate producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2012/I Deadline (associate producer - as Robert Dassanowsky)
 2011 Waking Eyes (Short) (associate producer)
 2011 Vidas ambulantes (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010/I The Retreat (Short) (executive producer)
 2009 The Last Bogatyr (Short) (associate producer)
 2005 Wilson Chance (executive producer)
 2003 Believe (Short) (co-producer)
 2002 The Nightmare Stumbles Past (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 Epicure (Short) (co-producer)
 2001 Semmelweis (Short) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Book: "Screening Transcendence: Film Under Austrofascism and the Hollywood Hope 1933-38." Indiana University Press. See more »

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9 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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Robert Dassanowsky


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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We spent half of cinema's first century trying to enshrine moral values and the other half trying to destroy them. See more »


(1997-2009) Vice President, Austrian American Film Association (AAFA). See more »

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