Cowboys and Indians

  • Cowboy & Indianer (Working title)
All titles (3)
Short Film | 2011 | Drama | Germany

Main data

Shooting data

Number of shooting days5
LocationsHamburg

Project data

Length of movie13'22
Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
Picture material negativeRedcode RAW 4K
Picture material positive35mm
Sound formatDolby SR (4 channels)

Brief synopsis

Monate sind vergangen, aber für Karin ist die Zeit stehen geblieben. Ihr Sohn Philip ist bei einem Afghanistan-Einsatz der Bundeswehr ums Leben gekommen. Durch den Kondolenzbesuch seines Kameraden und Sandkastenfreundes David werden Erinnerungen an die Kindheit der Jungen ausgelöst, die eine dramatische Trauerarbeit in Gang setzen und Karin ein kleines Stück ins Leben zurückholen.


It's been months, but for Karin time has been standing still ever since. Her son Philip lost his life during his foreign assignment in Afghanistan. When his companion and pal David pays a visit of condolence to Karin, memories of the boys' childhood return, activating a dramatic grieving process and bringing Karin back to life at least a tiny bit.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Aaron HilmerPhilip als Kind [L]
Beata LehmannKarin [L]
Hendrik SannemüllerDavid als Kind [L]
Tobias Schönenberg
David [L]
Andy KrügerBundeswehr-Kamerad [SR]
David SeemannFahrer Bundeswehr-PKW [SR]
Elke-Helene MüllerDouble Beata Lehmann [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Director of photographyThomas Förster
Steadicam operatorTobias Meik2 days
1st assistant cameraDaniel Wehrend
2nd assistant cameraHauke Fischer
Data wrangler / digital loaderClaudia Twiefel
Still photographerFabian Spahr
Still photographerSvenja von Schultzendorff
Still photographerKarsten Boysen
Casting directorAlexandra Eck
Costume designerMiriam Aksoy
Assistant costume designerKatharina Kraatz
DirectorJan-Gerrit Seyler
1st AD (local system)Andreas Martin
1st AD (local system)Alexandra Eck
Script supervisorMaria Reinhardt
EditorFrank Schumacher
Key/dolly gripJakob Deutsch
GafferAron Krause-Arlt
Best boyChristoph Neugebauer
Lighting technician / electricianEva Dürholt
Makeup artist / hair stylistMaria Katharina Graf
Makeup artist / hair stylistTatjana Kraus
Fx makeup artistUlrich RitterVerleih von Equipment
Wig makerSri Gräfe
ComposerStefan Paul Goetsch
Creative producerAnnika Steffens
Production designerHans Zillmann
Standby propsChristina Klöckner
Property assistantMoritz Hisznauer
Property assistantPia Humbert
Set builderDaniel Rueff
Line producerAnja Schmuck
Assistant to line producerVerena Gräfe-Höft
Unit production managerAnnika Steffens
Post production coordinatorPetra Barkhausen
Assistant production managerSvenja Florien Böhm
Assistant production managerVanessa Günther
Unit managerChristian Bauer [2]
Location managerChristian Bauer [2]
Set manager/ floor managerThomas ForatSetaufnahmeleiter
Assistant set/floor managerRoman Schwer
BlockerRötger Lichert
BlockerUwe Wiechmann
Set runnerLasse Buchhop
Set runnerChristian Struck
Production driverKatarina Kokstein
ScreenwriterCherokee Agnew
Production sound mixerMartin Gerigk1 DT
Production sound mixerRolf Manzei
Boom operatorMax Kober
Boom operatorFabian Knappe
Boom operatorSven Bunge2 DT
Sound re-recording mixerRalph Thiekötter
Sound designerRolf Manzei
Adr recordistBenedikt Vogler
Foley artistClemens Endreß
Art director (advertising agency)Gitte Michel
Caterer (assistance on set)Rainer Gülzow
ConsultantDavid Seemann
ConsultantHans-Udo Zenneck
ConsultantSteffen Steinfurth
ConsultantMartin Kübel
ConsultantUllrich Burchardi
ConsultantAndy Krüger

Production companies

CompanyComment
Hamburg Media School

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Thomas Förster20129th. Wegiel Film Festival [pl]Beste KameraWinner
Jan-Gerrit Seyler2012Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg2. Platz - PublikumspreisWinner
Annika Steffens2012Int. Festival der FilmhochschulenBeste ProduktionWinner
Jan-Gerrit Seyler2013FSF Int. Festival of Student Film, SerbienGrand Prix AwardWinner
Thomas Förster2015Int. Cinematography Artfool Festival [gr]Beste Kamera - Third Place AwardWinner