Biography of Michael Stoeger

Independent Producer – Film & Media Production
Director & author, cinematographer, photographer, filmmaker. Physicist born 1955 in Vienna, father of three PhD in physics and astronomy, University of Vienna
Art Photography

Project Manager of “Design in Central Europe” ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) Various different positions held within the company:

Director and editor of „Science and Education“ department
Creation and editorial support for various magazines and TV documentaries
Journalistic work for print media (magazines and newspapers) since 1992
Freelance producer, writer and director, filmmaker, media design focus: Film and Media Projects in education
Documentaries
International Awards for Film & Media Design

FILMOGRAPHY (selection)

A Vision for Humanity, 2017

Documentary and introductory film for the foundation of a Global Peace Center / Institute in Oswiecim (Auschwitz). With Dr. Nina Meyerhof, founder and pres. of “Children of the Earth”. Cinematography & directed by: Michael Stoeger. Production: aquamarin doc.films

Augenblicke (“Moments”), 2015

Historical review about Social Security issues in Europe and abroad – the history of the Workers’ Compensation Board and Insurance in Austria (125th anniversary of social insurance in Austria). Script: Anna Maria Sigmund & Michael Stoeger. Directed by: Michael Stoeger. Production: aquamarin doc.films

Ganga Ma, 2014

Music video for Snatam Kaur, Deva Premal, Krisna Das, Manose

– inspiring restoration of the waters and environmental situation of river Ganges in the plains of

India. Cinematography & directed by: Michael Stoeger. Production: aquamarin doc.films

Damals (“Then”), 2013

Historical film for a ceremonial act in the Austrian Parliament (125th anniversary of social insurance in Austria). Written, directed and designed by: Michael Stoeger. Production: aquamarin doc.films

Women Awakened, 2012

Series in 2 parts about spiritual women in the Himalayas

  1. “Flowing with Ganga’s Love” portrait of Nani Ma, a renunciate in the Himalayas
  2. “From Hollywood to the Holy Woods” portrait of Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati of Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand (Himalayas). Cinematography: Michael Stoeger. Directed and produced by Mahiema Anand. Production: Zonsta Creation, New Delhi (India)