Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel

Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel photo

Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel

From Bolzano, Italy and Vienna, Austria.

Born in Bolzano, Italy, in 1971, Tizza Covi lived in Paris and Berlin before studying photography in Vienna. After finishing her studies, she went to Rome, where she worked as a photographer. Rainer Frimmel, born in Vienna in 1971, also studied photography there.
In 2002, Covi and Frimmel founded the production company Vento Film, in order to produce their films independently. They have won several awards for their documentaries, including the Wolfgang Staudte Award at the Berlinale for Babooska. Their first fiction film, La Pivellina, premiered at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes, where it was awarded the Europa Cinemas Label.

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