Monika Willi, born in Innsbruck, Austria, on May 29, 1968, is an Austrian film editor known for her many years of collaboration with Michael Glawogger (e.g. France, Here We Come!, Workingman’s Death, Contact High, Whores’ Glory) and Michael Haneke (e.g. The Piano Teacher, Time of the Wolf, The White Ribbon, Amour, Happy End). She has also worked regularly with Barbara Albert (Northern Skirts, Free Radicals, The Dead and the Living) and Florian Flicker (Suzie Washington, Hold-Up).
Monika Willi has received many awards and nominations for her work: She was nominated for the Austrian Film Prize for Whores’ Glory (Michael Glawogger, 2011) and the German Film Prize for The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2010). In 2012 she was nominated for the César Award for her work on Michael Haneke’s film Amour. She received the Austrian Film Prize (Best Film Editing) for Barbara Albert’s The Dead and the Living (2012) and the Filmplus Award for Best Feature Film Editing for Haneke’s The White Ribbon (2009) as well as for Barbara Eder’s Thank You for Bombing (2016).
Untitled is Monika Willi’s co-directing debut.
Photo: Stefan Oláh
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