CV

Kevin Kopacka

Born 1987 in Graz, Austria, lives and works in Berlin.



Education

2007 – 2013 Study of Fine Arts at the University of Arts Berlin (UdK Berlin) in the class of Leiko Ikemura

2013 – Graduation to Meisterschüler at the UdK Berlin






Exhibitions (Selection)

2016

“TEFF”, Howl Gallery, NYC (US)

“The Artist Forum”, Festival of Moving Images, NYC, (US)

“YATA III”, TONI AREAL, Zürich (CH)

“TLMEA”, Burnrate, Berlin (DE)

“Hölle und Zärtlichkeit” Filmrauschpalast, Berlin (DE)

“Füttern verboten”, Galerie EuF, Berlin (DE)

“Anny Time” Concert Hall Hwang, Berlin (DE)



2015

“Everywhen” Galerie EuF, Berlin (DE) (Solo Show)

“Kein Wunder, dass es zittert” Novilla, Berlin (DE)

“Chevre Show IV” Chevre Show, Champigny-Sur-Veude (FR)

“SKILT Festival” Stadtgalerie, Bern (CH)

“Zur Perle” Mindscape Universe Embassy, Berlin (DE)

“KhH Festival” Stadt Damme (DE)

“Home?” Galerie Erd & Feuer, Berlin (DE)

“Your ID Card” ID Studios, Berlin (DE)

“The Shift” Freudenreich, Berlin (DE)



2014

“Action at a Distance: the life and legacy of John Stewart Bell” Naughton Gallery at Queen’s, Belfast (UK)

“Auf die, die noch existieren” Galerie Erd & Feuer, Berlin (DE) (Solo Show)

“Leiko Ikemura’s XXVI” Wiensowski & Harbord, Berlin (DE)

“Exploring the Multiverse – Fur in the Parallel” hosted by Lucia Kempkes @ Galerie Vincenz Sala, Paris (FR)

“Internationales Künstler Symposium” Schloss Gabelhofen, Fohnsdorf (AT)

“The Happening II” Direktorenhaus, Berlin (DE)

“Es ist nur eine Frage der Zeit” Galerie Kamm, Berlin (DE)

“Was Man Nicht Sieht” – Funkhausgalerie, Graz (AT) (Solo Show)

“EMERGEANDSEE MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL” Vierte Welt, Berlin (DE)



2013

“In den Nachmittag geflüstert” – Raika, Graz (AT) (Solo Show)

“OCEANS – under the skin of the sea” Kunstfabrik HB55, Berlin (DE)

“The Happening” Je Regrette, Berlin (DE)

“Meisterschülerausstellung” UDK, Berlin (DE)

“Als die Sonne sich einen Tag frei nahm und der Mond still stand …”- Galerie Aquabit, Berlin (DE) (Dual Show)



2012

“Ki キ – Das Immaterielle der Dinge” Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin (DE)

“Berliner Splendor” Stadtbad Wedding, Berlin (DE)

“Was Man Nicht Sieht” Filmbar Fitzcarraldo, Berlin (DE)

“Licht und Schatten” Betahaus, Berlin (DE)

“Absolventenausstellung” UdK, Berlin (DE)



2011

“For Those Who Still Exist” – Galerie Pmvra, Graz (AT) (Solo Show)

“Walter Koschatzky Kunstpreis” – MUMOK, Wien (AT)



2010
“Heimat” – Willy Brandt Haus, Berlin (DE)

“From the Other Side” – RWE AG in cooperation with the Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg (DE)

“MyArt” – Galerie Nathan Koestlin, Artbar71, Berlin (DE)

“Dragonz, come out to play …” Galerie Queen Anne – Tapetenwerk, Leipzig (DE)

“Rough&Tough” – UdK, Berlin (DE)

“This Is Red” – Halle Zehn, Köln (DE)


Screenings (Selection)

Auf die, die noch existieren

Galerie Erd und Feuer, Berlin, Deutschland – 31.10. 2014
Züricher Hochschule der Künste, Schweiz – 12.12. 2014
FORUM Stadtpark, Graz, Österreich – 22.12.2014
SKILT Festival, Bern, Schweiz – 23.-27.07 2015
„Zur Perle“ Mindscape Universe Gallery, Berlin – 24.07. 2015

HADES

“Cannes Film Festival” – Cannes, Frankreich – 14.05. 2015
“Berlin Film Festival” in Berlin, Deutschland, 04.07. 2015
“30Under30 Film Festival” in NYC, USA – 04.09. 2015
“Roma Cinema DOC” in Rome, Italy – 15. 09. 2015
“Raindance Festival” in London – 23.09. 2015
“Amazon Horror Awards” in Manaus, Amazonas, Brasilien – 04.10. 2015
“Northern Frights Festival”, Ontario, Canada –24.10. 2015
“TICDIF Filmklubb”, Stockholm, Schweden – 27.10. 2015
“Buried Alive Festival”, Georgia, USA, 15.11. 2015
“Mac Horror Festival”, Manaus, Amazonas – 22.11. 2015
“Phoenix Festival”, Melbourne Australien – 30.11. 2015
“The Greek Depression inside yourself”, Berlin, Deutschland 08.01. 2016
“Boddinale”, Berlin, Germany – 11.02. 2016
“GENRENALE4”, Berlin, Germany – 17.02. 2016
“Beeston Film Festival”, UK, Beeston, Nottingham – 20.02. 2016
“Legless Corpse Film Festival”, USA, 23.04. 2016
“The Artist Forum Film Festival”, NYC, 10.05. 2016
“Independent Days”, Germany, Karlsruhe –15.05. 2016
“Genreblast Festival”, USA, 15.05. 2016
“Third Eye Festival”, NYC, USA – 02.12.2016
“Manhatten Independent Film Festival” 08. 07. 2017
“Toronto Film Week” , Canada – 12.09. 2017
“Diabolical Horror Film Festival” – Italy 28.10.2017

Awards
Winner “Best Short” “Best Editing” and “Best Cinematography” at the Independent Horror Awards
Winner “Best Sound Design” – Focus International Film Festival
Winner “Best Editing”, “Best Cinematography” – Fantastic Film Awards
Winner “WTF Award” – Genrenale4
Winner “Best Experimental Film” – Madhouse Film Festival
Winner Strange Film Awards
Winner “Best Short 2016” . Creators

TLMEA
Filmrauschpalast, Berlin, Deutschland – 15.05. 2016
„Broadway Film Festival“, NYC, USA – 09.07. 2016
Randfilmfest – Kassel 25.11. 2016
Bucharest ShortCut CineFest 15.12. 2016
Genrenale5 – Berlin 16.02. 2017
Boddinale – Berlin 18.02. 2017

Awards
Winner: Best Director, Best Editing – Independent Horror Awards
Winner: 3rd Audience Award – Randfilmfest Kassel
Winner: Best Short 2016 – Blood Guts UK
Winner: Ouchy Film Awards


Filmography (Selection)




2016

„TLMEA“ – short – DE
Producer, writer, director, editor, score
2015

“Everyonce” (ongoing series)
Producer, writer, director, editor, score

Episode 1: “Keiner kann dich ersetzen” (“No one can take your place”) (DE)

Episode 2: “Frère de rêve” (“Dream Brother”) (FR)



2014

„HADES“ – short (15 min) – DE
Producer, writer, director, editor, score

„Auf die, die noch existieren“ („For those who still exist“)“ –
documentary (30 min) – DE/AT
Producer, director, editor, score



2012

„Was man nicht sieht“ („What you can’t see“) – short (14min) – DE
Writer, director, editor, score. In association with the University of Arts, Berlin



2011

„The Carcass“ – feature (60min) – DE, JP
Assistant director



2009

„Nahe, fremde Welt“ („Faraway, close world“) – short (12min) – DE
Writer, director, editor, score. In association with the Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie, Berlin