The last screening of Shortcutz Berlin is taking place this Wednesday – The May Winner Session! We will have a break during the Summer and will come back later in the Fall.
Please check the shorts running for competition this month:
Short #1: “Die Fliehkraft des Kometen“, by Felix Ahrens
Short #2: “Evil Twin”, by Christian Pfeil
Short #3: “Half you met my girlfriend“, by Nicolas de Leval Jezierski
Short #4: “Woanders“, by Nossa Schäfer
Short #5: “Chaja & Mimi“, by Eric Esser
Short #6: “Poem in the Key of Freedom minor“, by Nathalie Tafelmacher-Magnat
We will announce and screen the Winner of the Month of May, voted by our jury.
The Out of Competition Short is “Carrousel”, by Sophie Kluge.
Synopsis: The Film tells the story of Clara who falls in love with Gaspard, a young man from Paris. She knows that it is a risky plan, when she decides to go to the city of love and light to surprise him. Gaspard is not there. She waits and wonders about, still hoping to meet him but he is nowhere to be found. Paris can be just as sad and lonely as it can be beautiful, if you have the wrong expectations. Carrousel is about missed opportunities, false longings and at the same time it is a declaration of love to Berlin and Paris.
Find more information about the short here.
The Special Guest is Robin Lochmann, filmmaker. Robin was born and raised in Ireland. After graduating from film school Robin produced numerous short films and then quickly went on to work as a production supervisor and cameraman for television. In 2009 Robin moved to Berlin and set up the International Filmmakers Network Berlin and continued to direct numerous music videos, short films, fashion films and commercials. As well as directing Robin now works in postproduction as an editor and compositor for television, commercials, music videos and art films. He will screen is short film “Missing” and also his brand new project “Vector Equilibrium”. Find more info about Robin’s work here.
Looking forward to seeing you all there!