Creator and his world
Saturday 17.11, 14.00 in Von Krahl
Baltic Media and Film School
Director: Joosep Matjus
Cinematographer: Joosep Matjus
Producer: Rein Maran
In this film the Nature is suffering under fever, cramps and balance disorder. It happens every spring: the Rebirth.
Joosep Matjus is doing his MA in Baltic Film and Media school, he has directed two nature documentarie: „Summer documentary” (2006) and „The Rebirth” (2007).
Saint Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television
Director: Saya Kurpecheva
Cinematographer: Nikita Rogdestvinsky
Cast: Asya Shirshina, Dmitry Palamarchuk
Producer: Saya Kurnesheva, Vladimir Smorodin
Much from about nothing.
Saya Kurpecheva was born one beautiful sunny morning. She always loved to dance. She was keen on theatre and psychology. She was watching great films of great directors and fell in love with cinema. Gave up psychology and entered the exciting world of moviemaking.
NOTHING HAPPENED TODAY
Royal College of Art
Director: Reka Gacs
Cinematographer: Reka Gacs
Producer: Royal College of Art
Fake memories of a relationship are coming up in the semi-conscious state of being awake and asleep.
Reka Gacs was born in Budapest in 1977. He graduated from the Hungarian University of Art and Design Animation Department. After his graduation he worked at the University as an art teacher for four years. While doing so, he was also working as a freelance animator and graphic designer.
University of Art and Design Helsinki
Director: Mazdak Nassir
Cinematographer: Eve Högman
Cast: Jorma Tommila, Soile Mäkelä, Sisu Pulli, Nuutti Levo
Producer: Suvi Salokoski
A couple isolates themselves to raise a child in their own way.
Mazdak Nassir studies film directing at the University of Art and Design Helsinki. „High Hopes” is his second short film.
University Of Art And Design Helsinki
Director: Oliwia Tonteri
Cinematographer: Marko J. K. Luukkonen
Cast: Lilli Nuutinen, Lissu Lehtimaja, Juska Jutila, Kaisu Hölttä, Mirva Mäkinen
Producer: Marjo Uutala
The film draws a picture of Lilli, a young opiate addict growing into womanhood, by looking at her diaries in which she vividly conveyed her feelings, perceptions and fantasies until the age of 20.
Oliwia Tonteri studies documentary film directing at the University of Art and Design Helsinki UIAH, School of Motion Picture, Television and Production Design. Oliwia Tonteri is originally Polish.
QUIO SO DAZED
experimental animation, 5’
HFF Konrad Wolf
Director: Christine Lang
Cinematographer: Rasmus Sievers
Producer: Maria Schöpe
In this experimental musicvideo the singer is put to a test. A day like everyday. But suddenly something happens: the reflection of Quio herself appears on the TV-screen, the water doesn’t fall downwards anymore, the cutlery falls to the ceiling. Gravitation is suspended. Quio has to orientate herself in a new way and then she discovers the advantages of the new room structure.
Christine Lang (born 1972) grew up in Bremen, works and lives as a filmmaker in Berlin. Since 1992 she worked as a club-DJ and journalist. 2001 MA cultural studies, History of Art and German Literature at Humboldt University in Berlin. 2006 diploma at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne.
Maria Schöpe, born in 1979 in Dresden, stayed in Paris and worked at the Semper Opera Dresden. Afterwards she studied costume and stage design at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts. Since 2002 she studies at the Film and Television Academy (HFF) Konrad Wolf in Potsdam.
THE MINUTES AFTER
MINUTITE SLED TOVA
Director: Nikolay Todorov
Cinematographer: Dian Zagorchinov
Cast: Mihail Mutafov, Yana Mosholova, Alfons Kukov
Producer: Poli Angelova
In this poetic narrative, a man describes how his duty as a caretaker of the town clock ruled his life. Recounting his experience with the clock and the towns people, we begin to see the bitterness, sorrow and occasional humor that filled the man’s daily experiences.
Nikolay Todorov was born in 1979 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He graduated Film and TV directing in NATFA in a class of professors Georgi Dulgerov and Svetoslav Ovcharov. Participated in Sarajevo Talent Campus number 1. He has seven short films which have screened on many international short film festivals. The last one „The Minutes After” won Jameson Award for best short film at Sofia International Film Festival. Now he is working on new short film project.
Film Academy Vienna, University of Music and Performing Arts
Director: Katherine Batliner
Cinematographer: Krisztina Kerekes
Cast: Rozaliya Rashkova, Sandra Miklautz, Alexander Glettler, Tina Feuersinger
Producer: Katherine Batliner, Patricia Felizeter
The last day is breaking over the dying theatre. Once again the spectators return, once again doors open to times of bathing, ball and musical life. The day uncovers images and brings their memories to the surface.
Katherine Batliner (born 1980) has been studying Media Arts and Industrial Design in London. Also she began with cinematographic work in 2001. In 2004 she had a guest year at the Film Academy of the University of Performing Arts in Vienna.