Our wonderful nature

Vorführung: Freitag, 19. Juni, 23:00 Uhr (BEST OF GERMANY I)


Herkunftsland: Deutschland
Entstehungsjahr: 2008
Länge: 5′
Kategorie: Animation

Regie: Tomer Eshed
Drehbuch: Tomer Eshed
Animation: Tomer Eshed
Schnitt: Justin Guerrieri
Technical Director: Dennis Rettkowski
Musik: Stefan Maria Schneider

Synopsis: Das Paarungsverhalten der Wasserpitzmaus. So wurde noch nie gezeigt, wie sich der Kampf zweier Männchen um ein Weibchen entscheidet.

Festivals & Preise: 19. Bamberger Kurzfilmtage 2009, Rotterdam International Film Festival 2009, Future Film Festival 2009 in Bologna, Shoreditch Short Film Festival, 27. Januar 2009 in London, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2009, Animac 2009 in Lleida, Magenta Film Festival 2009 in Leipzig, Jeugdfilmfestival Vlaanderen 2009 in Antwerpen, 7. VES Award 2009 in Los Angeles, Cinequest 2009 in San Jose, Tehran International Animationfest 2009, ANIMABASAURI-ANIMABASQUE 2009 in Bilbao, Cortoons International Short Animated Film Festival in Rom, Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival 2009, International Youth Festival Deventer 2009, Filmfestival der Filmakademie Wien 2009, Gulf Film Festival in Dubai 2009, Internationales Filmfest Dresden 2009, Singapore International Film Festival 2009, AUDI Festival of German Films in Australien Sydney (15.-26.4.), Melbourne (16.-26.4.), Brisbane (22.-28.4.) Perth (16.-20.4.) 2009, Sehsüchte, 38. Intern. Studentenfilmfestival Potsdam 2008, FinzFestival 2009 in Bologna, IndieLisboa Int´l Independent Film Festival 2009 in Lissabon, AniFest International Festival of Animated Films, 2009 in Trebon und 7.-10. Mai 2009 in Teplice, Neiße Filmfestival 2009, Dreiländereck Tschechien-Polen-Deutschland, Manlleu Short Film Festival 2009, Green Film Festival 2009 in Seoul, Thalmauml;ssinger Kurzfilmtage 2009, Festival Intl. de Cine de Huesca 2009, Rüsselsheimer Filmtage 2009, Internationales Filmfest Emden-Norderney 2009

Weblink: www.kurzfilmpreisunterwegs.org/index.php?c=filme&film=1

Of Best Intentions

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Thursday, June 18, 19:00 and Saturday, June 20, 21:00 (SWEET)

Country of Origin: Ireland
Year of Production: 2008
Duration: 14′
Category: Fiction

Director: Brian Durnin
Screenplay: Brian Durnin
Cinematographer: Ivan McCullough
Editor: Lee Hickey
Producer: Paul Holmes
Cast: Stuart Graham, Ian McElhinney, Fiona O’Shaughnessy, Prasad Jadhav, Rita Davies, Delrick Vinu, Deva Naidu

Synopsis: We all want to leave behind a little something for future generations to remember us by, a legacy.

Festivals & Awards: Kerry Film Festival 2008 ( Winner Best Short Film), Belfast Film Festival 2008 (Winner Best Short Film), Galway Film Fleadh 2008, Cork Film Festival 2008, Dublin Film Festival 2008, Palm Springs 2008, Boston Irish Film Festival 2008, Golden Lion Film Festival 2008, The Irish Film & Television Awards 2009, Tribeca Film Festival 2009

My room (Mitt rum)

German Premiere

Screenings: Sunday, June 21, 21:00 and Monday, June 22, 19:00 (BITTER)


Country of Origin: Faeroe Islands
Year of Production: 2009
Duration: 23′
Category: Fiction

Director: Heidrik a Heygum
Screenplay: Heidrik a Heygum
Cinematographer: Tordur S. Joensen, Franklin Henriksen
Editor: Heidrik a Heygum
Music: Heidrik a Heygum, Tori R. Jacobsen
Cast: Oluva Johannesen, Samal H. Hansen

Synopsis: A single mother is frustrated to see her son lonely and unhappy, so she decides to buy him a new computer that is so brilliantly designed that it can give her son everything he longs for.

Festivals & Awards: The Nordic Youth Film Festival – NUFF 2009

The Door

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Sunday, June 21, 21:00 and Monday, June 22, 19:00 (BITTER)


Country of Origin: Ireland
Year of Production: 2008
Duration: 14′
Category: Fiction

Synopsis: A desperate attempt to come to terms with the devastating affects of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.

Festivals & Awards:Bilbao International Film Festival 2008 (Winner Golden Mikeldi), Cork International Film Festival 2008 (Best Firt Short by an Irish Director), Foyle Film Festival 2008 (Best Short), IFTA – Irish Film and Television Awards 2009 (Best Short Film), Galway Film Fleadh 2008, Flickerfest 2009, Edinburgh international Film Festival 2009

The Suspicion (Der Verdacht)

Screening: Friday June 19, 23:00 (BEST OF GERMANY I)


Country of Origin: Deutschland
Year of Production: 2007
Duration: 26′
Category: Fiction

Director: Felix Hassenfratz
Screenplay: Felix Hassenfratz
Cinematographer: Yoshi Heimrath
Editor: Barbara Toennieshen
Producer: Mathias Casanova
Music: Aylin Aykan
Cast: Anne Weinknecht, Heinrich Schmieder, Daniela Holtz u.a.

Synopsis: A young girl is found dead and the baker Udo is cited by the police. His wife Conny has romantic ideas about love and trust, about the strong feeling of belonging together. But now she is afflicted by doubts. The tattle in their village makes it hard for her to believe in her husband’s innocence.

Festivals & Preise: Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis Bestes Drehbuch, 2008; Landshuter Kurzfilmtage, 2. Jury Preis (BMW-Kurzfilmpreis), März 2008; Goldener Storch Wendland Shorts, 1. Preis Bester Film, Juni 2008; Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis 2008; International Festival of Film Schools, München: Panther Prize for best production of a German film (November 2008); FilmZ Festival des deutschen Kinos, Mainz (November 2007); Max Ophüls Preis Festival, Saarbrücken (Januar 2008); Landshuter Kurzfilmtage (März 2008); Sehsüchte Internationales Studentenfilmfestival, Potsdam (April 2008); Filmfest Emden (Juni 2008); Wendland Shorts (Juni 2008); St. Petersburg Festival of Festivals (Juni 2008); Shorts at Moonlight (Juli 2008); Palm Springs International Short Fest (August 2008); Montreal World Film Festival (August 2008); 28th Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Kanada (September 2008); International Students Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentinien (Oktober 2008); Internationales Filmfestival Passau (November 2008); Encounters Short Film Festival, Bristol, UK (November 2008); Foyle Film Festival, Londonderry, Irland (November 2008); International Festival of Film Schools, München (November 2008); Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Interfilm, Berlin (November 2008); Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche (November 2008); 35th International Independent Film Festival Brüssel, Belgien (November 2008); Future Shorts, Köln (Februar 2009); Festival AZYL, Bratislava, Slovakai (März 2009); Filmfest Dresden (April 2009)

Weblink: www.kurzfilmpreisunterwegs.org/index.php?c=filme&film=13

Here’s Herbie

German Premiere

Screenings: Friday, June 19, 19:00 and Monday, June 22, 21:00 (SALTY)


Country of Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2008
Duration: 11′
Category: Fiction

Director: Mary Wickliffe
Screenplay: Mary Wickliffe (Short Story by Mike Feder)
Cinematographer: Kenneth Stipe
Editor: David Sams
Music: David Raiklen
Producer: Michael Silverman
Cast: Kenny Baumann, Katy Selverstone, Chris Coppola

Synopsis: A teenager, trapped in the web of his mother“s depression, finds inspiration in an encounter with a stranger on a New York subway.
Festivals & Awards: CineRail, Paris, France 2009 (Winner of the Prix Shorts TV Numericable), Washington DC Independent Film Festival 2009, Garden State Film Festival 2009, Newport Beach Film Festival 2009