Knut Ogris, Producer (Austria)
Born in 1952 in Bad Aussee, Austria, Knut Ogris has worked in cinema since 1975 in a variety of roles, such as Location Manager, Unit Production Manager, Assistant Director, Producer, and Executive Producer. He has produced countless hours of both feature and documentary projects for Austrian and international television as well as domestic and international theatrical distribution.
Arion Film and its successor company Grey Panther Films specialized on TV productions, documentaries, commercials, and in corporate films. Since 2000, Knut Ogris has worked as Executive Producer with various national and international production companies, including Extrafilm, Vienna, Bonusfilm, Vienna, Pale Blue Productions, M÷dling, AMF, Vienna and a1plus Film, Vienna, focusing mainly on European and international coproductions.
Following the successful completion of the French-Swiss-Austrian coproduction Henry Dunant: Red on the Cross, he founded Knut.Ogris.Films in 2006, a production company aimed at further extending and intensifying the close cooperation between scriptwriter, producer, and director on a European and international level.