Harald Reichebner was born in Vienna. On completion of his law degree in 1973, he discovered his passion for theater and began to study at the Max Reinhardt Acting School in Vienna. For a number of years he worked as a freelance director and producer before being named managing director of the Viennese Volkstheater in 1979. Over the following years he directed twenty-seven plays and won best Director´s Award in 1981 and 1982.
Harald Reichebner then moved from Vienna to Berlin where he became managing director of the Freie Volksbühne one of the biggest Stage Theater in Berlin. Following this, he participated in more than seventy film and TV productions.
1968-1974: study of law at the university of Vienna and Cologne.
1974: study of film direction and acting at the Max-Reinhard Seminar in Vienna.
1976-1979 Stage theatre director and producer.
1979-1984 Managing Director of the “Wiener Volkstheater”. During this time he directed 27 stage plays and produced 10 television films.
1982 Directors Awards for the directing of Fassbinder´s “The bitter tears of Petra von Kant” as well as “Volpone” of Stefan Zweig.
1985 - 1986 Managing director of Teletheatre Vienna.
1986 CEO of Weinberger Music Publishing House
1987 - 1992 Managing director of Freie Volksbühne Berlin
Some of the Feature film production
“Europa und der zweite Apfel”, starring Klaus Maria Brandauer, Matthieu Carriere,
Bernhard Minetti. Official entry at the Berlin Film Festival 1988;
1990 - 1993 numerous TV productions from the series Tatort as well as the series Polizeiruf 110.
1992 - 1999 Feature film “The big bait” directed by Vadim Glowna, celebrated German competition contribution of the Berlin Film Festival 1992;
Feature film “Saskia”, directed by Martin Walz, Cast: Bruno Ganz
Feature Film “The Fox has always been the hunter” of Herta Müller, (Nobel Prize winner)
Official entry at the Berlin Film Festival 1993,
Feature Film “Nostradamus” directed by Academy Award winner Roger Christian, starring Amanda Plummer, Julia Ormond, Rutger Hauer and F. Murray Abraham in the leading roles.
Feature Film “Le Jardin des Plantes”, directed by Academy Award winner Philippe de Broca, with Claude Rich in the leading part.
German Co-Producer of the feature Film “Never talk to strangers” with Rebecca de Mornay and Antonio Banderas in the leading roles,
German Co-Producer of the Fox-production “Rainbow” - directed and the lead part played by Emmy Award winner Bob Hoskins.
Feature film comedy “The Killer Condom” with numerous German stars, like Udo Samel, Iris Berben, Peter Lohmeyer.
Feature Film “The New Adventures of Pinocchio”, directed by Academy Award winner Michael Anderson; starring Martin Landau, Udo Kier,
2000 – 2011 Feature Film “Bandido”, directed by Roger Christian, starring Carlos Gallardo, Angie Everheart, Matt Craven, Kim Coates, and “Laguna”, directed by Dennis Berry, starring Joe Mantegna, Emanuelle Seigner, and Charles Aznavour
Feature film productions “Heartstopper”, directed by Bob Keene,
Feature Film “Prisoners of the Sun”, directed by Academy Award winner Roger Christian,
Feature film “Mannerheim” directed by Renny Harlin,
2014 - The Invincible - feature film
2014 - Panzer 88 - feature film