Verrückt: The Snail Farmer of Vienna

Meet Andreas, who leaves a cushy tech job at IBM to resurrect the lost art of snail farming. Sustainable, efficient, and tasty, snail farming is a green alternative to mainstream meat.


Kevin Longa - Director, Producer & Writer Steven Matthew Sterrett - Writing and Story Development Reave Hoseman - 2nd Unit Camera Barbara Cação - Principal Casting Director & Overseas Travel Advisor Adrienn Bartek-Rhomberg - Casting Director & Overseas Travel Advisor Verena Euticchio - Casting Director & Overseas Travel Advisor Bene Steinle - Casting Director & Overseas Travel Advisor Julia Fairbrother - Creative Consultant Richard Cheung - 2nd Unit Office Set Location Food Entrepreneurs and Interviewees Andreas Gugumuck (Owner of Wiener Schnecke) Christian Petz (Michelin-Starred Chef) Rainer Pirker - Andreas' Former Boss, IBM Executive Rene Detter - Andreas' Old Friend Special Thanks: Weiner Schnecke, Digital Core Post Production, The Longa Family, Erwin Jung, Böhle Bistro, Vienna Unwrapped, Because You Are Hungry, Das Turm Restaurant, Merkur Markt, Stefan Trautsch, Michelle Kim Music: "Otjánbird Pt. I" by Spheriá, “The Violent Bear it Away" by Moby, Courtesy of Moby Gratis, "Pezzo capriccioso, Op. 62" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Courtesy MusOpen, "Violin Concerto in D Major Op. 77" by Johannes Brahms, Courtesy MusOpen.

School or City

Vienna, Austria

Place Title

2015 Best Food Producer Profile