TEAM

CONRAD SEIDL

Sommelier, Author

Conrad Seidl is a beer writer based in Vienna, Austria and he is known as the "Bierpapst" - which means "Beer-Pope" or "Pope of Beer". He served 2013 as host for the 8-part , one-hour TV-series "Beer on Tour" on German television, has published several books on the topic and has judged at the "World Beer Cup", "The Brewing Industry International Awards", the "Beer International Recognition Awards", the "New Zealand Beer Award", the "Helsinki Beer Festival" and the "Mondial de la Biere" to name a few.

 

 

CHRISTIAN MACHACEK

Director, Writer

Born in Vienna, Austria in 1971, Christian Machacek came back to his home country after studying for three years Directing and Screenwriting in Los Angeles at the „Hollywood Film Institute“. After working for several renowned production houses on commercials, TV- and theatrical movies he founded his own company in 1995. Since then he produced and directed many commercials, image videos, two documentaries about filmmaking and a series of successful book/DVD-combos for the German territory. „Beer-tastic!“ is his second documentary for an international audience.

 

 

KLEMENS HALLMANN

Producer

Born in Vienna, Austria in 1976, Klemens Hallmann is a key shareholder and supervisory board member of the film production company "Film House Germany AG" along with its subsidiaries, "Summerstorm Entertainment" and "Egoli Tossel Film". Several movies of the above-mentioned production companies, as well as their contributing actors, were nominated over 210 times and won more than 70 international awards in the past 10 years.