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

    Project data

    Film financing
    Length of movie25 min.
    Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
    Picture material negativeARRI RAW
    Picture material positiveDCP
    Sound formatdts (5.1, 6 Kanäle)

    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]
    Kelvin BurkardJamar Parker [L]
    Patrick GüldenbergLudwig Schneider [L]
    Leander Menzel
    Peter Schneider [L]

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Production accountantAndrea Simml
    Director of photographyNamche OkonBest Cinematography Bermuda 2018
    Steadicam operatorOliver Kreutner
    1st assistant cameraArmin Karahasanovic
    2nd assistant cameraNicole Smith
    DIT digital imaging technicianChristian Dressler
    Costume designerSusanne Roggendorfhistorisch 1944
    DirectorChristoph Oliver Strunck
    1st AD (local system)Annemarie Falk
    Script supervisorDavid M. Henrichs
    Key/dolly gripKai Finnigan
    Grip assistantNicoline Kurth
    GafferJ. Paul Fahle
    ElectricianGabriel York Dubisch
    ElectricianMoritz Friese
    ElectricianLukas Köster
    Additional electricianChristian Buhlert
    Key makeup artist/hair stylistRegine Frohberg
    Fx makeup artistSchwerthelm ZiehfreundSFX Prosthetics
    ProducerTonio Kellner
    ProducerChristoph Oliver StrunckAutor, Regisseur, Produzent
    Co-producerAndrea Simml
    Delegate producerRobert Hertel
    Associate producerJakob Zapf
    Production designerMike Schäfer
    Assistant production designerEva Maria Röth& Außenrequisiteurin
    Assistant production designerJan ZinnAssistenz Innenrequisite
    Assistant set decoratorSebastian Woerner
    Set builderSteffen Leinweber
    Production coordinatorVictoria Schüler
    Assistant production managerGilda Weller
    Set manager/ floor managerStefan KarleggerBad Orb, Spessart
    Assistant set/floor managerDothias Wörner
    Production driverMartha Funke
    ScreenwriterChristoph Oliver Strunck
    Script translatorDavid M. Henrichs
    Production sound mixerTobias Schinko
    Dialogue editorAndreas Radzuweit
    Special effects supervisorMicha MannNebel, Schnee, Kaminfeuer
    Stunt coordinatorMicha Mann

    Production companies

    CompanyComment
    Esperanto Entertainment [de]
    Neopol Film [de]

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesMBF Filmtechnik GmbH
    Production ServicesFriendz GmbHVerleih von techn. Equipment
    Production ServicesNaked Lunch Catering
    CostumesSturm Handels GmbHUniformen
    CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: S. Roggendorf
    PropsFilm Ambulanz HamburgMedizin. Ausstattung

    Awards

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