Foto by Gianni Pisano

After her pre-film-life as a sign writer, a Flight Attendant and a Graphic Designer Rebecca Panian worked as a TV-Editor for Endemol Germany and as a freelance-editor and director for the Swiss Television and did her Bachelor of Arts in journalism.  From 2012 till 2015 she did her Master’s in directing fiction at the ZHdK in Switzerland. Since 2007 she realizes documentaries and fictional film projects. Her first feature length documentary ZU ENDE LEBEN – DYING TO LIVE – won the Audience Award at the Zurich Film Festival 2014 and had its theatrical release in Switzerland in April 2015. Aside to the film the Wörterseh Verlag has published the book ZU ENDE DENKEN.

In 2018 Rebecca Panian started the project „Dorf testet Zukunft“ / „Village tests Future“. Among other projects she is currently working on the documentary IMAGINE, a film about the basic income and the question: What future do we want?