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A German Hunting Story. (2012)




A German
Hunting Story.



Master Thesis

short movie: 16:9 / Cinemascope (HD)
Genre: Drama
running time: approx. 22 min.
2012

function: script, cinematographer, editor, director, animation

Screenings/Awards:
  • TV-Ausstrahlung (Kabel und Stream) pier111.tv, 2012
  • Screening "zwerkwerk - die 12. oldenburger kurzfilmtage" Oldenburg (OLDB), 2012
  • Screening "Filmthuer Filmfestival" Jena, 2013
  • Silber auf dem "FantEx Filmfestival" Waiblingen, 2013
  • Screening (Hauptfilm) "Kunstrasen Festival 2013" Erfurt, 2013
  • Screening "Viewster Film Festival: Be afraid. Be very afraid." 2014
  • Screening "Quellinale 2014" Garbisdorf, Göpfersdorf,
The short movie "Eine deutsche Jagdgeschichte." / "A German Hunting Story." is about three hunters. The movie shows their encounter in a woodland. It describes their individual motivation for going hunting.









                                                  The Flowerpot (2014)




The Flowerpot


a film by Soenke Hahn and Katarina Sengstaken

short movie: 16:9 (HD)
genre: drama
running time: approx. 8 min.
2014
Two orginal language versions: English and German

function: sript, camera, editor und director

Screenings:
  • Screening "XIII St. Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films BEGINNING 2014" St. Petersburg, Russland 2014
  • Screening "Queen City Film Festival" Cumberland, Maryland, USA 2014
  • Screening "Purbeck Film Festival" Wareham, Dorset, England 2014
  • Screening "Quellinale 2014" Garbisdorf, Göpfersdorf,
  • Screening "Viewster Online Film Fest 4" 2014
  • Screening "Filmthuer 2014" Jena
  • Screening "BYOB goes ZKM 2015" Karlsruhe
  • Screening "BDFA Bundesfilmfest 2015" Schrobenhausen
An ordinary day: this is not his first burglary. Breaking in troubles him, while at the same time being the indispensable means to an end. He spontaneously makes the decision for his crime. Barely scouting out his crimes location, lending from his selection process: neither the owner of his target, nor the neighbors, not even the passers by jeopardize his venture - almost completely empty, the entire neighborhood. The opportunity for his crime make his actions particularly nasty, praying on this victim in an incredibly vulnerable moment. The young bugler is aware of this. His plans will be all the more difficult, when he discovers that this time the house is not entirely unoccupied. A family member has been left behind, and becomes a cautionary witnesses ... Based on a true story.







                                                       Swinging (2013)




Swinging


a film by Soenke Hahn and Katarina Sengstaken
short movie: 16:9 (HD)
genre: drama
running time: approx. 1:55 min.
2013

function: sript, camera, editor and director

Screenings/Awards:
  • Screening "Ahoi Filmfestival" Hamburg, 2013
  • Screening "Kunstrasen Festival 2013" Erfurt, 2013
  • Nominiert "XI int. low & no budget film-sharing Kurzfilmfestival 2014" Stuttgart, 2014
  • 3th Place "Quellinale 2014" Garbisdorf, Göpfersdorf
Every one likes it but just one boy seems not to be interested. What is wrong with him? Being asked what he is doing his answer is disturbing. We all have to ask ourselves if we are going to easy/judge to easy on social issues and wellfare...







                                            breakFAST (2011/12)




breakFAST


short movie in two version:
16:9 (SD) und FullDome (3K)
genre: action / drama / tragedy
running times: approx. 5 min.
2011/12

function: sript, animation, editor, camera, director

Awards/Screenings:
  • "Performance Award - powered by Carl Zeiss", FullDome Festival Jena 2012, Carl Zeiss Planetarium, FullDome-Version
  • 2. Platz Publikumspreis, FullDome Festival Jena 2012, FullDome-Version
  • Screening auf der "47. Werkstatt der Jungen Filmszene" Wiesbaden 2012, 16:9-Version
  • Screening auf dem Kurzfilmfestival Konstanz, "kurz.film.spiele" Konstanz am Bodensee 2012, 16:9-Version
  • Forschungspreis Vortrag "Fulldome vs. 16:9" (zur differenten Gestaltung und Konzeption von Fulldome und 16:9), "Koordinaten Festival der räumlichen Medien" FH Kiel, Vortrag 16:9- und Fulldome-Version
  • Screening/Finalist auf der "Fulldome UK 2012" Festival, Leicester, UK im National Space Center, 2012, FullDome-Version
  • 3. Platz auf dem "FILMthuer Festival", Jena 2013, 16:9-Version
  • Silber auf dem "FantEx Festival", Waiblingen 2013, 16:9-Version
  • Screening zur "KurzFilmNacht - Best-of FILMthuer.2013", Publikumslieblinge im Freiluftkino, Marktpkatz Jena 2013, 16:9-Version
  • Screening auf dem "Kunstrasen Festival 2013", Erfurt 2013, 16:9-Version
  • Screening auf der "Quellinale 2013", Göpfersdorf 2013, 16:9-Version
  • Screening auf der "Polynome presentation 2014", Montreal 2014, Fulldome-Version




breakFAST is a modern film noir. The short movie is a combination of real footage (blue box) and drawn 3D backgrounds. The short tells the story of a tragic hero. A beautiful femme fatale orders our hero to get breakfast rolls. As fate wants it, there are no more rolls to get in the nearby bakery. The Hero desperatly thinking he is too late notices that the last customer is about to leave the store - carrying a bread bag. The hero snatches the bag away from ist former owner. A wild chase by bike is going start...

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                                                    Never put of till ... (2012)




Never but of
till ...



Videoinstallation / Kunstfilm / Loop:
16:9 (HD) / 4:3 (SD)
Laufzeit: ca. 1 min. bis ∞
entstanden: 2012

Funktion: Zeichnungen, Animation und Regie

Exhibitions:
  • "Gefilterte Natur", Ausstellung der BUW, Galerie 7b, Erfurt 2012
  • "vkunst", Ausstellungshalle ohne Dach, Galerie Greulich, Frankfurt am Main 2012
  • "extra - experimental trails", Galerie KUB, Leipzig 2012
What is more simple than destruction - visualized by a small piece of wood wilfully damaged. Again and again in a loop...







                                       nox lucida (2011)




nox lucida


Kurzspielfilm: 16:9 (HD)
Genre: Science Fiction
Laufzeit: ca. 8 min.
entstanden: 2011

Funktion: Drehbuch, Kamera, Schnitt und Regie

Screenings:
  • TV broadcasting (cable und stream) pier111.tv, 2013
An inhospitable planet, a astronout without memory searching for answers ...







                                                       Regressus (2010)




Regressus


short movie: 16:9 (SD)
genre: drama / thriller
running time: approx. 8 min.
2010

function: sript, camera, editor, animation and director
We all make decisions - some of them are terrible wrong. Those decisions - we can never get rid of. Sometime there is only one way out - regressive world models from which we do not want to come back into reality. This is the story of a wrong decision and the attempt of escaping it.








                                                    Liszt (2010)




Liszt


short movie / art movie: 16:9 (HDV)
genre: drama / comedy / satire
5 min.
2010

function: co- idea, -camera, -editing, -animation, -direction with Paul Müller-Hahl
Franz Liszt: artist, super star, womaniser, European. Liszt´s diverse life is ilustrated in this movie - a life not very different from those of famous stars today. So the movie transfers life in our time. Liszt is timeliess. broadcasting: Unicato (MDR) 2011

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                                                    Liszt - Reimagined (2011)




Liszt
- Reimagined


short movie: FullDome (3k)
genre: drama / comedy / satire
running time: 5 min.
2011

function: idea, camera, editing, animation, director
Franz Liszt: A life of ups and downs. The movie transfers Liszt´s life in our time.

produced in 2011 - year of Liszt. FullDome Festival 2011, Jena.

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                                      Drama within the Studio Bauhaus (2010)




Drama within
the Studio Bauhaus



documentary / infotainment / show: 16:9 (HDV)
running time: ca. 30 min.
2010

function: co- idea, -camera, -director with Paul Müller-Hahl und Sophie Brüning
Movies inspire us. One of the crucial elements of blockbuster is its dramaturgy. In which way are those movies constructed? The show tries to look behind archetypal ways of storytelling. Filme begeistern und faszinieren uns.

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                                            Chiasmus (2008)




Chiasmus


short movie:
16:9 (Letterbox) (SD)
genre: drama
runnning time approx. 11 min.
2008

function: sript, animation, editing, camera, director












                                                                               Nameless (2010)




Nameless


short movie: 16:9 (SD)
running time: approx. 8 min.
2010

function: camera, editing, director
What is luck all about? This short cannot give an answer. It just shows a version of luck based on a poem by Carlos Drummond de Andrade. idea/script: Emir Ersahin








                                                                  Music Video (2009)




music video
PNCC



music video: 16:9 (Letterbox) (SD)
running time: approx. 4 min.
2009

function: co- idea, -camera, -director with Knut Meisner
Paranoia Corna Connection, Lülsdorfer Rapper








                                       Imagefilm (2006)




Imagefilm
of an art fair



image movie: 16:9 (Letterbox) (SD)
Laufzeit: ca. 3:30 min.
entstanden: 2006

Funktion: Co- Idee, -Kamera, -Regie mit Jens Pauly und Tim Münch
Produced within BA studies.








                                                       Spot (2009)




spot
driving school


advertising spot: 16:9 (Letterbox) (SD)
running time: appro. 2 min.
2010

function: co- idea, -camera, -editiong, -director with Knut Meisner
Fahrschule Rettig








                                      Spot (2007)




Spot
zoo



advertising spot: 4:3 (SD)
running time: approx. 1:50 min.
2007

function: co- idea, -camera, -director with Jens Pauly
Produced within BA studies.








                                                          Spot (2008)




Spot against
domestic abuse



spot: 16:9 (Letterbox) (SD)
runnning time: approx. 1 min.
2008

function: co- idea, -camera, -director with Jens Pauly