Schmidtkunz Renata

Film director, as well as Host and Editor for the Austrian broadcasting corporation ORF with an academic background in protestant theology, journalism and communication science. Schmidtkunz is renowned for her contemporary, cultural, philosophical and theological television reports and radio commentaries. In 2011 her documentary “Das Weiterleben der Ruth Klüger” celebrated its premiere at the Vienna International Filmfestival VIENNALE. Since 2013 Schmidtkunz is the Executive Editor of the prominent radio broadcast “Im Gespräch”, creating with great finesse an atmosphere where her guests feel comfortable to discuss and share their subjective perspectives on societal challenges, controversial issues and novel discoveries. In 2019 she published a book with the title “Himmlisch frei. Warum wir wieder mehr Transzendenz brauchen”.