Monika Buttinger, born in Wels in 1971, started to fullfill her dream to get a costume designer with 14 years when she attended the HBLA for artistic design in Linz. Then she degreed as a fashion designer at the fashion school in Hetzendorf / Vienna in 1995 and immediately started to work as a costume and fashion designer for different theatres and fashion labels . Since 2000 she works as a costume designer for feature films. For the costume design of VOLLGAS she won the femina award at Max Ophüls Festival for an outstanding artistic performance behind the camera and in the last decade several awards were following. So far her costume design portfolio includes more than 55 feature films showing an interesting range of mostly arthouse like THE GROUND BENEATH MY FEET (Berlinale competition) or REVANGE (Oscar nominated), period films such as THERAPY FOR A VAMPIRE and feature films like IM WEIßEN RÖSSL.

Monika is based in Vienna and Berlin