Rita Schlamberger

Rita Schlamberger is an internationally acclaimed natural history film director and producer from Austria. For the past 23 years, Rita, who co-founded ScienceVision Filmproduktions with her husband, Michael, has produced and directed many award-winning, blue-chip natural history programming for major broadcasters such as BBC, Discovery, National Geographic, ZDF, NDR, NHK, THIRTEEN WNET, ORF, Servus TV, and many others. Rita has a PhD in biology from the University of Graz, Austria and is a licensed pilot and a certified scuba diver, which are handy skills to have when it comes to filming nature. Rita’s latest film, “Making an Ancient Forest -Kalkalpen National Park” brings to light theextraordinary natural processes of a primeval forest and the survival strategies of its inhabitants when left alone to restore itself back to its original, wild state.