Terra Mater Studios
Sirna Mara David-Lalic
Curious about what we do? In need of an appointment with CEO Walter Köhler or COO Dinah Czezik-Müller? As Assistant to CEO & COO, Sirna should be your first choice when it comes to getting in touch with Terra Mater Studios’ Management.
Sirna coordinates meetings with national and international partners and takes care of all aspects of office management. Beside that, she is responsible for the company’s festival submissions, making her the bearer of good festival news at TMS.
Before joining Terra Mater Studios in October 2018, Sirna had a long and very diverse way of education. Her technical profession is cabinetmaker, she studied Landscape Architecture at the BOKU Vienna and worked independently as a fashion agent in the past. In the media- and culture-sector Sirna gained experience at the Wiener Festwochen, Viennale and other cultural festivals in Vienna. So be aware: by getting in touch with Sirna, you’re dealing with a highly creative and immensely adaptable person!
Welcome to our office! Irene is the first face you will see, and, trust us – you’re in good hands. Responsible for Terra Mater Studios’ reception desk, she takes care of our national and international guests and keeps our meeting schedule running like clockwork.
Furthermore, Irene supports TMS in her role as Office Manager. Besides all sorts of administrative tasks, her main areas of responsibility centre on travel coordination and assistance in all aspects of office management. Moreover, she manages our address data bank – so if you move, change name or want to receive our newsletter: she’s the one to let know.
Before joining TMS, Irene worked at the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation’s Promotion Department (ORF) and at the Viennale, Austria’s biggest film festival.
As Project Manager, Claudia is able to combine the best of her prowess: planning, arranging, coordinating and making to-do lists about anything. Claudia supports CEO Walter Köhler by keeping his management-projects running. She works hand in hand with the Head of Digital & Communications, managing publisher partnerships, festival collaborations, press releases, etc. And beside that, Claudia is an essential part of the Office Management team.
Claudia joined the TMS team in 2015 as Office Intern. Quickly she gained insight into the company, became a trustworthy assistant for all departments and one year later got promoted to Assistant to CEO. Since the beginning of 2019, she spreads her organisational skills as Project Manager.
Claudia studied in Vienna and Stockholm and holds a B.A. degree in Scandinavian Studies and an M.A. degree in Theatre, Film and Media Studies. Combine both studies and you’ll get the thing she likes the most: Swedish movies!