David Schalko, author, director and managing partner of Superfilm was born in 1973. He got famous in Austria with the “NoNameProgram” which established a completely new genre in TV. Numerous awarded programs within the “Donnerstag Nacht” of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation followed. Schalko is regarded as the most genre-defining television professionial of his generation. As novelist he became a talking point with his book „Weiße Nacht“, against which Jörg Haiders adjutant Stefan Petzner filed a suit. The trial was followed internationally with great interest. His latest novel „Knoi“ was published 2013 by Jung und Jung.
His most important works of fictional film include „Aufschneider - Carve the Joint“ with Josef Hader, the mockumentary „Das Wunder von Wien – The Miracle of Vienna“, in which Austria become the European football champions, the feature „Wie man leben soll“ based on a novel by Thomas Glavinic and the mini-series “Braunschlag”, which was the most successful series of the last 20 years in Austria and was running at the Cologne Conference in the category „10 most important international works“ among well-known HBO and BBC productions. His new mini-series „Old Money“ already attracted much international attention at its release on DVD in spring 2015 and was first broadcast in autumn 2015. His stage play „Kimberly“ premiered in December 2015 in Cologne.