Quirk of Fate | © MJM-Pictures
© MJM-Pictures

Quirk of Fate

  • Eine Laune des Schicksals (Working title)
Short Film | 2010-2011 | Drama, Fairytale | Germany

Shooting data

Number of shooting days12
LocationsKöln, Leverkusen, Wuppertal

Project data

Budgetca. 27.000 Euro
Film financing
Length of movie44
Aspect ratioCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
Acquisition formatRedcode RAW 4K
Sound formatDolby SRD / Dolby digital (5.1, 6 channels)

Trailers/Videos

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Katharina WackernagelEve Hallow [L]
Wotan Wilke MöhringLuke Hallow [L]
Patrick Mölleken
Toby [SR]
Klaus LehmannHarvey [SR]
Ronald Nitschke
Jack Gridlock [SR]
Charles RettinghausDr. Peterson [SR]
Tabea Willemsen
Noel [SR]
Bejo DohmenPete Gridlock [SR]
Aleksandra BechtelTV-Reporterin [SR]
Ian OdleSanta Claus [SR]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Vfx producerMarc Steinicke
Director of photographyMarco J. Riedl
RED ONE
RED ONE
Director of photographyMarc Steinicke
Steadicam operatorDaniel Pille
RED 4k
RED 4k
1st assistant cameraMax Schulte
1st assistant cameraMatthias Hofmeister
RED ONE
RED ONE
1st assistant cameraJohannes Mielsch
Vertretung
Vertretung
DIT digital imaging technicianJakob Creutzburg
Still photographerKai Schulz
Casting directorJörg Pastler
Supporting Cast
Supporting Cast
Costume designerFrank Bohn
1950-1960
1950-1960
Assistant costume designerMirjam Hübner
1950-1960
1950-1960
WardrobeMirjam Hübner
1950-1960, auch Kostümbildassistenz
1950-1960, auch Kostümbildassistenz
DirectorMarco J. Riedl
1st AD (local system)Patrick Peters
2nd AD crowd (local system)Sonja Beutelmann
Script continuitySonja Beutelmann
EditorMarc Steinicke
Key gripSascha Ossendorf
Dolly Grip
Dolly Grip
Key gripStephen Löhr
GafferMark Warnecke
Best boyWanja Krieger
Lighting technician / electricianStefan Hjono Preilowski
Lighting assistantLars Böhnke
Lighting assistantStanislav Nikhamkin
Makeup artist / hair stylistCorinna Köller
Key makeup artist/hair stylistIna Chochol
ComposerAndrew Reich
ProducerLars Ansgar Förster
ProducerMarco J. Riedl
ProducerMarc Steinicke
ProducerJakob Creutzburg
Production designerMark Olaf Formanek
4x Best Production Design
4x Best Production Design
Assistant production designerMonika Ulrich
Standby propsMonika Ulrich
Property assistantValerie Mies
Location scoutMark Olaf Formanek
Köln/ Leverkusen/Wuppertal
Köln/ Leverkusen/Wuppertal
Location scoutAlexander Wunderlich
Set builderUdo Meredig
Production coordinatorAndrea Pandya
Assistant production managerJörg Pastler
Set manager/ floor managerUdo Meredig
Set manager/ floor managerKai Siggelkow
Assistant set/floor managerTeresa Hayer
PA internHajime Stadler
ScreenwriterMarco J. Riedl
IdeaMarco J. Riedl
StoryMarco J. Riedl
Production sound mixerGregor Mellmann
Production sound mixerSascha Bandel
Boom operatorMarian Mauel
Sound designerHenning Zimmermann

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Extras/Bit Playercologne casting pool Thomas Müller
Lighting and UtilitiesCINEGATE GmbH
Finance/Law/InsuranceHowden Caninenberg GmbH (formerly Caninenberg & Schouten GmbH)
Versicherung
Versicherung
Production ServicesStep GmbH
CostumesKB: Frank Bohn
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH Kostümausstattung
KB: Frank Bohn
KB: Frank Bohn
Propsa la Dings Fundus Köln
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbH

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Marco J. Riedl2010Max-Ophüls-Preis 2011Mittellanger FilmNominated
Frank Bohn2011Golden Door Int' Film Festival [us]Best Costume Design/Short & FeatureNominated
Wotan Wilke Möhring2011Golden Door Int' Film Festival [us]Best Male Actor in a ShortNominated
Katharina Wackernagel2011Golden Door Int' Film Festival [us]Best Female Actor in a shortNominated
Katharina Wackernagel2011Los Angeles Movie Awards I [us]Best Actress (Student)Winner
Katharina Wackernagel2011Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood [us]Best ActressWinner
Katharina Wackernagel2011Los Angeles Reel Film Festival [us]Best Student Film ActressWinner
Katharina Wackernagel2011Maverick Movie AwardsBest ActressNominated
Katharina Wackernagel2011Los Angeles Reel Film FestivalBest Feature ActressWinner
Mark Olaf Formanek2011Long Island International Film Expo [us]Best Art Direction, FeatureWinner