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.
Aspect ratioCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
Acquisition formatProRes
Distribution formatDCP

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]
Larissa RuppertAssistentin Camille [SR]
Gabriele SchulzeSigrun [SR]
Aurélie ThépautPariser Galeristin [SR]
Markus J. Bachmann
Kellner [BP]
Christian SchäferJens [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Vfx supervisorChristian Heynert
VFX data wranglerChristian Heynert
Director of photographyJan-Hendrik DreyerAlexa Plus 4:3
1st assistant cameraBernd MSC Schroers
2nd assistant cameraEric Cabutí
DIT digital imaging technicianChristian Heynert
Video assist/playback operatorAndré Becker [1]
Casting directorPhillis Dayanir
Costume designerDipti Gurung
Costume designerGlenn Büsing
WardrobeNathalie Schulz
Additional wardrobeKirsten Wehr
DirectorChristian Schäfer [2]
1st AD (local system)Andreas Chariskos
Script supervisorKirsten Wehr
Script supervisorStella Fachinger
Trainee director's departmentEveline Schönfeld
Trainee director's departmentEveline Schönfeld
Trainee director's departmentJoel Hessel
EditorTheo Kannenberg
Key/dolly gripAndré Becker [1]
GafferPeter Christian Lange
Best boyJohn Wagner
Lighting technician / electricianPhilipp Uhl
Lighting technician / electricianMaurice Buttermann
Lighting technician / electricianMarcus Brux
Additional electricianIlka Sparringa
Additional electricianMichael Heinicke10 DT, Starkstrom
Additional electricianToni Stintzing
Additional electricianHans Peter Flötgen
Additional electricianKevin Görke
Additional electricianRene Langen- 3 DT
Makeup artist / hair stylistMaria Köttel
Makeup artist / hair stylistRudeina Konstantini
Additional make up artistGina Hantel
Additional make up artistNadine Merkel
Additional make up artistMouna Kralik
Key makeup artist/hair stylistCarla Bellgardt
Key makeup artist/hair stylistLejla Masic
ProducerGlenn Büsing
ProducerChristian Schäfer [2]
Production designerLaura Schwarzmeier
Assistant production designerKatharina Wefringhaus
Assistant production designerRené Schulz [1]
Line producerSilke Parzich
Production managerMy Trang Nghiem
Production coordinatorAndreas Schäfer [2]
Assistant production managerJonas Wahlen
Assistant production managerNico Scheunpflug
Assistant production managerMaite Hundt
Set manager/ floor managerSabrina Aley Schmidt
Production assistantJonas Wahlen
Assistant set/floor managerEveline Schönfeld
Set runnerJoel Hessel
Set runnerJonathan Fischer-Appelt
Set runnerAlexander El Ksouri
Set runnerAndreas Schumacher [2]
Set runnerJoshua Krüger
Set runnerPascal Schuh
Production driverMarvin Hollmann
Production driverNico Scheunpflug
Personal driverGregory Markus Hegel
ScreenwriterGlenn Büsing
Script consultantMarcus Seibert
Subtitle translationVanessa Bergmann
Subtitle translationRobin Morgenstern
Production sound mixerOliver Held
Boom operatorNick Pantring
Boom operatorTobias Mikoleit
Sound re-recording mixerJonas Weu
Sound designerJonas Weu
Social media managerCarola Becker

Production companies

CompanyComment
Hektorfilm GbR [de]
Rabiatfilm GmbH

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 und Vincent Luxen
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