Samsara Filmproduktion is an Austrian production company based in Vienna.
The company was founded in 2017 by Loredana Rehekampff and Andreas Schmied.
Our focus lies on national and international cinema and TV projects developed and produced in close creative collaboration with the filmmakers.
Our goal is to create entertaining and intelligent stories for the audience.
We pride ourselves on putting our focus on script development and responsible and modern film producing. Our credo: “Think outside the box!“
Producer, Managing Director
Loredana Rehekampff, born in Timisoara/Romania and grown up in Germany, studied Media Sciences and Media Management at the University of Cologne with a diploma. After working at X Films Creative Pool, Studio Babelsberg, Herbstfilm, and Dor Film Köln, she moved to Vienna in 2010 and worked in production on various films and series until 2013.
From 2013 to 2014, she was a movie and series editor at ORF and then a producer at Aichholzer Filmproduktion. Since 2017, she has been working as a consulting producer at the animation studio Arx Anima.
Loredana Rehekampff is an EAVE and ProPro graduate and was on the Austrian Film Institute commitee from 2017 to 2020. Together with Andreas Schmied, she founded Samsara Filmproduktion in 2017.
Andreas Schmied founded his first production company at the age of 19 and made award-winning image and corporate films, music videos, and short films. After moving to Vienna, he was Unit Production Manager for documentaries and specials for ORF, ProSieben, and Discovery Channel.
In 2001, he co-founded „Sofa Safari TV Production“, where he was managing partner and produced numerous TV shows, on-air and off-air promotion and music videos that were broadcast on MTV, VIVA, VIVA 2, ARTE, and M6 France. In 2005 he dissolved his TV production company to focus on his writing and directing. career.
After his cinema and TV hits such as „Love Machine“, „Werkstümer“ and „Harri Pinter Drecksau“, he founded Samsara Filmproduktion together with Loredana Rehekampff in 2017.
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