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Video designer


Roland Horvath and Carmen Zimmermann set up the production company rocafilm to produce videos for operas, plays and documentary films. They first worked with Damiano Michieletto in 2012 on La bohème (Salzburg Festival). Other credits with Michieletto include Alcina and Falstaff (Salzburg Festival), The Magic Flute and Perocco’s Aquagranda (La Fenice, Venice), Rigoletto (DNO), Don Pasquale (Paris Opéra), La Damnation de Faust (Rome Opera, Valencia, winner of the 2018 Premio Abbiati) and Der ferne Klang (Frankfurt Opera). Other opera work includes Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno for Robert Carsen (Salzburg Festival), Charlotte Salomon for Luc Bondy (Salzburg Festival) and Jenufa (The Royal Opera), the world premiere of Jarrell’s Bérénice (Paris Opéra), Orlando (Theater an der Wien), Heart Chamber (Deutsche Oper Berlin) and Salome (Bolshoi) for Claus Guth. They are the authors and directors of two documentary films: Between Days and Dreams (2011) and Sister Heart (2015).