Short Film | 2017 | Tragicomedy | Germany

Shooting data

Start of shooting13.02.2017
End of shooting01.03.2017
Number of shooting days14
LocationsKöln, Hessen

Project data

Film financing
Length of movie45 Min.
Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
Picture material negativeProRes
Picture material positiveDCP

Brief synopsis

Designer, Künstler, Ausstellungen, Partys – der international geschätzte Drucker und Verleger Dieter jettet durch die Kunstwelt. Doch das alles zählt bei der energischen Fotografin Marge nicht. Wie kann Dieter da noch gewinnen? – DIETER NOT UNHAPPY wird beim Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis uraufgeführt. (https://www.facebook.com/pg/DieterNotUnhappy/about/?ref=page_internal)

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Christoph M. OhrtDieter [L]
François Goeske
Johannes [L]
Leslie MaltonMarge [L]
Jesse AlbertModerator [SR]
Anne ApitzschJournalistin [SR]
Glenn BüsingIvan [SR]
Patrick Dewayne
Robert [SR]
Gerhard Fehn
Martin Störbrock [SR]
Hanno Friedrich
Frank [SR]
Jeanne GoursaudMarinelly- attraktive Französin [SR]
Alice Gruia
Annette [SR]
Michael HeckEr selbst [SR]
Sulaika LindemannLeyla [SR]
Bill MockridgeEdgar [SR]
Corinna Nilson
Nitscha [SR]
Ela PaulEmma- Altenpflegerin [SR]
Gabriele SchulzeSigrun [SR]
Aurélie ThépautPariser Galeristin [SR]
Markus J. Bachmann
Kellner [BP]
Larissa RuppertAssistentin Camille [BP]
Christian SchäferJens [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
director of photographyJan-Hendrik DreyerAlexa Plus 4:3
1st assistant cameraBernd MSC Schroers
2nd assistant cameraEric Cabutí
DIT digital imaging technicianChristian Heynert
video playback operatorAndré Becker [2]
casting directorPhillis Dayanir
costume designerGlenn Büsing
costume designerDipti Gurung
wardrobeNathalie Schulz
additional wardrobeKirsten Wehr
directorChristian Schäfer [2]
1st assistant directorAndreas Chariskos
script supervisorStella Fachinger
script supervisorKirsten Wehr
trainee director's departmentJoel Hessel
trainee director's departmentEveline Schönfeld
trainee director's departmentEveline Schoenfeld
editorTheo Kannenberg
key/dolly gripAndré Becker [2]
gafferPeter Christian Lange
best boyJohn Wagner
electricianMarcus Brux
electricianMaurice Buttermann
electricianPhilipp Uhl
additional electricianKevin Görke
additional electricianIlka Sparringa
additional electricianToni Stintzing
additional electricianRene Langen- 3 DT
additional electricianHans Peter Flötgen
additional electricianMichael Heinicke10 DT, Starkstrom
makeup artist / hair stylistMaria Köttel
makeup artist / hair stylistRudeina Konstantini
additional make up artistMouna Kralik
additional make up artistGina Hantel
additional make up artistNadine Merkel
key makeup artist/hair stylistCarla Bellgardt
key makeup artist/hair stylistLejla Masic
producerChristian Schäfer [2]
producerGlenn Büsing
production designerLaura Schwarzmeier
assistant production designerKatharina Wefringhaus
assistant production designerRené Schulz [1]
line producerSilke Parzich
unit production managerMy Trang Nghiem
production coordinatorAndreas Schäfer [2]
assistant production managerJonas Wahlen
assistant production managerMaite Hundt
assistant production managerNico Scheunpflug
set manager/ floor managerSabrina Aley Schmidt
production assistantJonas Wahlen
4th AD / Additional ADEveline Schoenfeld
set runnerJoshua Krüger
set runnerJonathan Fischer-Appelt
set runnerAndreas Schumacher [2]
set runnerJoel Hessel
set runnerAlexander El Ksouri
set runnerPascal Schuh
production driverMarvin Hollmann
production driverNico Scheunpflug
personal driverGregory Markus Hegel
screenwriterGlenn Büsing
script consultantMarcus Seibert
subtitle translationRobin Morgenstern
subtitle translationVanessa Bergmann
production sound mixerOliver Held
boom operatorTobias Mikoleit
boom operatorNick Pantring
sound re-recording mixerJonas Weu
sound designerJonas Weu
vfx supervisorChristian Heynert
VFX Data WranglerChristian Heynert
social media managerCarola Becker

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesCAMCAR Filmgeräteverleih OHG
CastingDayanir & Hellwig Casting
Lighting and UtilitiesARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
Finance/Law/InsuranceHowden Caninenberg GmbH (formerly Caninenberg & Schouten GmbH)Versicherung
Production ServicesCAMCAR Filmgeräteverleih OHG
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationCMS - Car Motion Service GmbH
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationHertz Autovermietung
DecorationFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbH
Vehicles and aircraftsFilmauto Markus Zimmermann
HardwareEizo Corporation
HardwareWestern Digital Corporation

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Christian Schäfer [2]2017Volker-Rodde-Preis [de]Bester FilmWinner
Christian Schäfer [2]2018Max Ophüls Preis [de]Mittellanger FilmNominated
Christian Schäfer [2]2018Filmfestival Kitzbühel [at]Short Film CompetitionNominated
Christian Schäfer [2]2018Palm Springs Int. Shortfest [us]Int. Shortfilm CompetitionNominated
Christian Schäfer [2]2018California Independent Film Festival [us]Best Student ShortWinner