Katharsis

After four years as a volunteer of the Syrian civil defense Tarek returns to his German family. While his colleague Arif is greeted with open arms, Tarek realizes that his wife and son’s life has evolved and his presence has become obsolete. Often filmmakers come up to promise an fantastic festival success, but rarely it’s planed out like in this …

ROOMS

VR Experience – in postproduction Script & Director : Christian Zipfel Post Production: Evgeny Kalachikhin Director of Photography: Jana Pape Production: Niklas Burkhardt, Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf ROOMS is a 360 ° / VR experience that declares the room to be the protagonists. Based on Sigmund Freud’s drive theory, the film explores how the sedentary man has created rooms and …

giant

kids movie – Hybrid Animation & Live-Action: 15min Buch & Director: Johanna Benz               Art Direction: Sula Pferdt Animation & Postproduktion: Studio NICE Cinematographer: Jana Pape Production company: Bildersturm Filmproduktion GmbH StudioNICE The film is part of a full-length series titled “LIMITLESS – STORY OF FREEDOM & FRIENDSHIP”, featuring nonverbal films for children in crisis situations. This series is funded …

S.P.A.C.E trailer

This trailer was a student production, made for the 45th International Student Festival, Sehsüchte, serving their theme – S.P.A.C.E. After winning the pitch we had one month of pre-production, two shooting days and four intense weeks of post-production so that the trailer could be screened at Berlin cinemas to promote the festival. It was a nice co-operation between fellow students …

I told it to everyboday

music video This video was planed to be shoot freestyle, with a lot of improvisation on the run with available light. In the consequence of a family emergency, the director had to leave the set, after the first camera setup. Suddenly I had to direct as well. I tried to provide enough scenes to give him enough footage to take …

Still Awake

Experimental Short: 7min For the Production of this short, we received a grad for young filmmakers, but with the obligation to shoot in Austria. So, the director and myself went to Vienna to find location and crew for this movie. We felt very welcome and found a nice art center, where we could build a set in almost studio environment. …

O my God

Short: 2min This is an old film, I still like it though. It’s designed around the topic “inactivity/cowardice”. Usually I love filmmaking for its teamwork. But being my application to film school, I thought it’s a good idea to submit a piece that has as much “me” inside it as possible. That’s only recommendable if you stay very short.