Andrina Mračnikar - Andrina Mračnikar was born in 1981 in Hallein and grew up in Ljubljana, Klagenfurt/Celovec and Keutschach/Hodiše. She studied art history in Vienna and film directing at the AGRFT in Ljubljana. From 2002 she studied directing and writing & dramaturgy at the Vienna Film Academy with Michael Haneke and Walter Wippersberg. In 2010 Andrina Mračnikar completed both studies with distinction.
After winning several awards for her documentaries, her first feature film MA FOLIE was released in 2015. The film screened at numerous international festivals, won among others the prestigious First Steps Award and received many other awards, including an Austrian Film Award and two nominations for the Golden Romy.
Her first work for ORF "Universum History - Kärnten / Koroška - Ein Jahrhundert unterm Mittagskogel / Stoletje pod Jepo" (in collaboration with Robert Schabus) was nominated for the Adult Education Television Award.
"Verschwinden / Izginjanje" (winner of the Audience Award Diagonale 2022) is the third part of her trilogy about the history and future of the Slovene ethnic group in Carinthia, after "Andri 1924-1944" and "Der Kärntner spricht Deutsch".