Warteschleife Zukunft | © 2001 Tom TRAMBOW

Future Waiting Loop

  • Warteschleife Zukunft (German title)
Short Film | 2000 | Germany

Shooting data

Number of shooting days6

Project data

Brief synopsis

Joh ist arbeitslos und besucht deshalb seine Versicherungsagentur „Warteschleife Zukunft”. Es ist die letzte Chance, seine Identität verlängert zu bekommen; ansonsten droht der soziale Abstieg.

(Quelle: KHM)

In the near future insurance companies like, “Future Waiting Loop” manage people’s lives. They have the power to grant each citizen their social quality, something everyone needs to get on in the world. Those who lose it quickly find themselves collected by the peoples dust cart.


ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
Lucas GregorowiczJoh [L]
 Sandra BorgmannN.N. [SR]
 Wieslawa WesolowskaN.N. [SR]
 Gustav Peter WöhlerN.N. [SR]


director of photography Christian Klopp
2nd assistant cameraWon-Suk Park
still photographer Tom TrambowSF & Postershooting
director Susanne Boeing
editor Christian Bolik
gafferJako Toufexis
electrician Thorben Olbertz
co-producer Susanne Boeing
freelance producer Anja Seibert
production designer Ann-Kathrin Otto
set manager / 3rd ADGerd Bergermann
screenwriterYuri Sankawa
co-writer Susanne Boeing
sound re-recording mixer Alexander Weuffen

Production companies

KHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
 Susanne Boeing2001First Steps Award [de]Bester KurzfilmNominated
 Susanne Boeing2001Raindance Festival [uk]Best Short FilmNominated
 Susanne Boeing2001Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen [de]Bester KurzfilmNominated
 Susanne Boeing2001Int. Filmhochschulfestival München [de]Bester KurzfilmNominated
 Susanne Boeing2001Citta’ Di Bra - Festival Cinema Corto [it]Best Short FilmNominated