Gerda Leopold studied painting at the University of Arts in Berlin between 1979-1985. In 2008, she wrote and directed "Mauer (Wall)", her first film with actors. In 2014, she started her
production company Amilux Film in Vienna, Austria, focusing on new ways of immersive storytelling. She produced and directed "Carrousel", a 360° feature film and "Ballavita", a cinematic,
stereoscopic VR-film, which celebrated its world premiere at the 75th Venice Filmfestival in 2018.
In summer 2019, as a partner of Lupa Film, she produced the feature "Fabian", directed by Dominik Graf, which competed in the Berlin Film Festival 2021 and was nominated for the German Film
Award. In 2020, Leopold published the feature film version of "Carrousel – A Matter of Perspective" and produced the first prototype of the Schiele XR experience. In 2021, she produced and
directed with Lupa Film the VR experience "Zu Gast Bei James Simon", which is currently on show at the Kulturforum Berlin.
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