Dagmar is a Director who focuses on Life Action, Mixed Reality and Virtual Production for both Fiction Film and Commercials. Her background is in Editing and Cinematography, with experience both above and below the water (HSE).
Having started her career as a stills photographer in 1995 in Vienna, she moved to London in 2000 to pursue her career in moving image. Dagmar is a 'Directing Commercials' graduate at the National Film & Television School. She is a Writer and Director and a finalist of the Unreal Fellowship Programme run by Epic Games, as part of which she created the animated short film 'The Journey' which lead to a role on a Virtual Production.
Dagmar intuitively works with performers and loves to analyse both story and character. Her unwavering attention to detail as well as her ability to think both conceptually and strategically, coupled with her technical know-how, makes her stand out as Director & Storyteller.
The Gladiator Film Festival
'Best Director' - 2021
Indie Cine Tube Awards
'Best Director Work' - 2021
Crimson Horyzon International
'Best Director - UK' - 2021
Indie Fest Film Awards
Award of Merit for notable artistic or technical aspects of their project in ‘Direction’ & ‘Women Filmmakers’ - 2020
New York Movie Awards
'Sci Fi Short Film' - 2020
Independent Short Awards
'Best First Time Director (Female)' / 'Best Horror Short'
Phoenix Short Film Festival
'Best Female Director in Short' - 2020
DAVID & BATSHEBA
48Hour Film Project
'Best Film 1st Place' & 'Best Cinematography' - 2017
Interview Jay Shurey & Dagmar Scheibenreif of ‘Betrayed’ - 2022
UCA alumna and underwater film specialist co-directs award-winning production - 2017
The Digital Filmmaker Magazine