The Visit

    All titles (2)
    Short Film | 2018 | Drama | Germany

    Shooting data

    Start of shooting03.02.2018
    End of shooting05.02.2018
    Number of shooting days3
    LocationsSuhl; Meiningen in Thüringen

    Brief synopsis

    Deutsch:
    Klaus will seine ehrenamtliche Tätigkeit als "Weihnachtsmann" eigentlich aufgeben. Doch nachdem er für ein todkrankes Mädchen noch einmal spielen muss, ändert sich seine Sichtweise radikal.

    English:
    Klaus works voluntary as a Santa Claus in a shopping mall. After an exhausting day, he considers to hang up his job. But then, he gets a call from the children's intensive care unit.

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Matthias BrennerKlaus Myra [L]
    Helena PieskeClara Krämer [SR]
    Peter SchneiderHr. Krämer [SR]
    Janina ElkinSchwester Agnes [SR]
    Julia JägerFr. Krämer [SR]
    Cornelia HeyseMarie Myra [SR]

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Production accountantKlaus Flesch
    Director of photographyChristian Trieloff
    1st assistant cameraThomas Handtke
    2nd assistant cameraPaul GüntherALEXA MINI, 3 DT
    DIT digital imaging technicianPaul Günther
    Casting directorKarimah El-Giamal
    Costume designerAnne Gorke
    DirectorChristian Werner
    1st AD (local system)Xenia Reich
    EditorSebastian Bonde
    Assistant editorDaniel Scheimberg
    Key/dolly gripMathias Riemann
    GafferMartin Handrow
    ElectricianChristian Scheibe [1]
    ElectricianVictor Boche
    Makeup artist / hair stylistSandy Hänsel
    ComposerMario Schneider
    ProducerTalin Özbalik
    ProducerHelmut G. Weber
    ProducerThomas Springer
    Co-producerChristian Werner
    Freelance producerSimon Albin
    Freelance producerTalin Özbalik
    Production designerLisa Kumpf
    Assistant production designerMichael Naue
    Standby propsChristian Hochtritt
    Line producerHelmut G. Weber
    Unit production managerJörn Pott
    Production coordinatorHanna Tahershams
    Unit managerMaria Hoffmann
    Production driverUwe Möller
    ScreenwriterMichael Knoll
    IdeaChristian Werner
    Production sound mixerMarc Meusinger
    Boom operatorThomas Siegert [1]
    Sound re-recording mixerKai Tebbel
    Sound designerMaximilian Pongratz
    Dialogue editorTobias Adam
    Foley artistMaximilian Pongratz
    Caterer (cook on set)Lars Winter

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesLudwig Kameraverleih GmbH
    Lighting and UtilitiesMaier Bros. GmbH
    Production ServicesMoloko CateringCatering
    Sound (Postproduction)Synchron- und Tonstudio Leipzig GmbH

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Christian Werner2018FBW Deutsche Film- und MedienbewertungPrädikat besonders wertvollWinner
    Christian Werner2018Schlingel - Int. Filmfestival [de]Kategorie KurzfilmNominated
    Christian Werner2018Biberacher Filmfestspiele [de]KurzfilmbiberWinner
    Christian Werner2018Filmschau Baden-Württemberg [de]Nominated
    Matthias Brenner2019USA Film Festival [us]Performance Award - CompetitionWinner
    Christian Werner2019Concours de Courts Toulouse [fr]Special Jury Award CompetitionWinner

    Festivals

    YearCountryFestivalComment
    2019GermanyInt. Fünf Seen FilmfestivalNominiert für den Kurzfilmpreis