Emily must wait | © Christian Wittmoser
© Christian Wittmoser
Short Film | 2015-2016 | Drama | Germany

Project data

Film financing
Length of movie12 min
Aspect ratioTV 16:9 (1 : 1,78)
Acquisition formatHD
Sound formatDolby SRD / Dolby digital (5.1, 6 channels)

Brief synopsis

When Europe turns to chaos, Emily must hold out in her apartment in hope of reuniting with her loved one. The promise to wait becomes increasingly difficult to keep, as desperation grows and hope dwindles.


ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Julia JütteEmily [L]
Daniele Nonnisn.n. [L]


Vfx producerMaximilian Wagener
Director of photographyEva Dürholt
Costume designerSophie Stein
DirectorChristian Wittmoser
EditorLeonard Bahro
Lighting technician / electricianChristoph Neugebauer
Makeup artist / hair stylistLinda Knop
Makeup artist / hair stylistMona Sayadi
ComposerThomas Höhl
ProducerChristian Wittmoser
ProducerSvenja Matthes
Production designerSvenja Matthes
Assistant production designerMonika Kostrzewa
Construction managerJan Heise
Assistant production managerLeonard Bahro
Production driverFerdinand Kowalke
ScreenwriterChristian Wittmoser
IdeaSvenja Matthes
Sound re-recording mixerChristian Wittmoser
Sound designerChristian Wittmoser
Foley artistTobias Böhm

Production companies

Kunsthochschule Kassel [de]


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Christian Wittmoser2016Eindhovens Film Festival [nl]Best SounddesignNominated
Christian Wittmoser2016Biberacher FilmfestspieleKurzfilm-BiberWinner
Christian Wittmoser2016Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und VideofestGoldener Herkules (Nov.)Winner
Christian Wittmoser2016Caminhos Film Festival [pt]Best Int. Essay (Nov.)Winner
Christian Wittmoser2016Short TigerNominated
Svenja Matthes2016Eindhovens Film Festival [nl]Best Art DirectorWinner
Christian Wittmoser2017╔CU European Independent Film Festival [fr]Best European Dramatic ShortWinner
Christian Wittmoser2017Go Short Nijmegen [nl]Audience AwardWinner
Christian Wittmoser2017cellu l'art Kurzfilmfestivals JenaPreis der JugendjuryWinner
Christian Wittmoser2017Riga Int. Film Festival 2NNAS [lv]Best FictionWinner