The Third King | © Esperanto Entertainment | Amos Zielinski | Leon Frind
© Esperanto Entertainment | Amos Zielinski | Leon Frind

The Third King

    All titles (2)
    Short Film | 2017-2018 | Period, War, Western | Germany

    Shooting data

    Filming regionsGermany - Hesse

    Project data

    Film financing
    Length of movie25 min.
    Aspect ratioCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
    Acquisition formatARRI RAW
    Distribution formatDCP
    Sound formatdts (5.1, 6 channels)

    Brief synopsis

    Coldest German winter of World War II. African-American Private Jamar gets lost behind the enemy frontline. When he takes shelter in a cabin deep in the forest he struggles in an uncertain path with fateful encounters to head home again.

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Jonathan BerlinHans Gröninger [L]
    Antonia Bill
    Maria Schneider [L]
    Patrick GüldenbergLudwig Schneider [L]
    Kelvin KilonzoJamar Parker [L]
    Leander Menzel
    Peter Schneider [L]

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Production accountantAndrea Simml
    Director of photographyNamche Okon
    Best Cinematography Bermuda 2018
    Best Cinematography Bermuda 2018
    Steadicam operatorOliver Kreutner
    1st assistant cameraArmin Karahasanovic
    2nd assistant cameraNicole Smith
    DIT digital imaging technicianChristian Dressler
    Costume designerSusanne Roggendorf
    historisch 1944
    historisch 1944
    DirectorChristoph Oliver Strunck
    1st AD (local system)Annemarie Falk
    Script continuityDavid M. Henrichs
    Key gripKai Finnigan
    GripNicoline Kurth
    GafferJ. Paul Fahle
    Lighting technician / electricianLukas Köster
    Lighting technician / electricianGabriel York Dubisch
    Lighting technician / electricianMoritz Friese
    Additional electricianChristian Buhlert
    Key makeup artist/hair stylistRegine Frohberg
    Fx makeup artistSchwerthelm Ziehfreund
    SFX Prosthetics
    SFX Prosthetics
    ProducerTonio Kellner
    ProducerChristoph Oliver Strunck
    Autor, Regisseur, Produzent
    Autor, Regisseur, Produzent
    Co-producerAndrea Simml
    Delegate producerRobert Hertel
    Associate producerJakob Zapf
    Producer traineeVincent Jost
    Bereich Festivalauswertung
    Bereich Festivalauswertung
    Production designerMike Schäfer
    Assistant production designerJan Zinn
    Assistenz Innenrequisite
    Assistenz Innenrequisite
    Assistant production designerEva Maria Röth
    & Außenrequisiteurin
    & Außenrequisiteurin
    Art department assistantSebastian Woerner
    Set builderSteffen Leinweber
    Production coordinatorVictoria Schüler
    Assistant production managerGilda Weller
    Set manager/ floor managerStefan Karlegger
    Bad Orb, Spessart
    Bad Orb, Spessart
    Assistant set/floor managerDothias Wörner
    Production driverMartha Funke
    ScreenwriterChristoph Oliver Strunck
    Script translatorDavid M. Henrichs
    Production sound mixerTobias Schinko
    Supervising sound editorJan Pasemann
    Dialogue editorAndreas Radzuweit
    Special effects supervisorMicha Mann
    Nebel, Schnee, Kaminfeuer
    Nebel, Schnee, Kaminfeuer
    Stunt coordinatorMicha Mann

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesMBF Filmtechnik GmbH
    Production ServicesFriendz GmbH
    Verleih von techn. Equipment
    Verleih von techn. Equipment
    Production ServicesNaked Lunch Catering
    CostumesSturm Handels GmbH
    Uniformen
    Uniformen
    CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH Kostümausstattung
    KB: S. Roggendorf
    KB: S. Roggendorf
    PropsFilm Ambulanz Hamburg
    Medizin. Ausstattung
    Medizin. Ausstattung

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Christoph Oliver Strunck2018Int. Hofer Filmtage [de]KurzfilmNominated
    Christoph Oliver Strunck2019Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt Int. [de]Regionaler KurzfilmwettbewerbNominated