Christian Krönes

Studies of Screenwriting and Dramaturgy at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. There he soon gained experience participating in International Feature Film Productions, working with the legendary DOPs Vittorio Storaro and Sven Nykvist. In 1995 he became an editor for ORF, designing and directing several well known TV programmes. During the 1990ies he produced sociopolitical reports and documentaries for German Broadcasting Stations: Deutsche Welle, Tele 5, SAT1, Pro7 and others. Later on, together with Florian Weigensamer, he exclusivley produced and directed political and social reports and documentaries from Mid/Eastern Europe and Asia for arte. At the same time he operated as manager and consultant for Sir Peter Ustinov – up to Sir Peters death in 2004. Christian has more than 25 years of experience in film and media business and is founder, head producer and CEO of Blackbox Film & Media.