Short Film | 2016-2017 | Germany

Shooting data

Number of shooting days3
LocationsBruchsal und Umgebung

Brief synopsis

When it comes to art, you don’t need to speak the same language or share the same cultural background. All you need is a vision and a common passion. “Waukee“ is a short film created by artists from Iraq and Germany that all met in 2016 at a refugee shelter in Bruchsal, Germany.


ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Maximilian GehrlingerDastan [L]
Stephen M. GilbertCharles [L]
Ali MahmoodDorian [L]
Vera Jane SchwenkMathilda [L]


Director of photographyMichael ClemensCanon C300 II
Costume designerSandra Röthinger
DirectorCorinna Röthinger
EditorCorinna Röthinger
SongYahia Daghestani
SongEva Wittig
Assistant-/ junior-producerHagen Röthinger
Set decoratorMohamed Al Sulaiman
Set decoratorChristian Schroth
Set decoratorKai Zetzsche
Production sound mixerLeon O’Leary
Boom operatorZyad Mahmood
Boom operatorAshraf Al Sulaiman
Boom operatorAllen Elia
Sound designerAlexander Batsch


Lighting and UtilitiesCine-Service Mausolf