Short Feature 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

Scenes

  • DIETER NOT UNHAPPY - R: Christian Schäfer - 2017
  • DIETER NOT UNHAPPY - R: Christian Schäfer - 2017
  • DIETER NOT UNHAPPY - R: Christian Schäfer - 2017
  • DIETER NOT UNHAPPY - R: Christian Schäfer - 2017
  • DIETER NOT UNHAPPY - R: Christian Schäfer - 2017
  • DIETER NOT UNHAPPY - R: Christian Schäfer - 2017
  • DIETER NOT UNHAPPY - R: Christian Schäfer - 2017

Behind the scenes

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 / Speaker
 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]

Crew

DepartmentActivityNameComment
Camera Departmentdirector of photographyJan-Hendrik DreyerAlexa Plus 4:3
Camera Department1st assistant cameraBernd MSC Schroers
Camera Department2nd assistant camera Eric Cabutí
Camera DepartmentDIT digital imaging technicianChristian Heynert
Camera Departmentvideo playback operatorAndré Becker [2]
Castingcasting director Phillis Dayanir
Costume Departmentcostume designerGlenn Büsing
Costume Departmentcostume designerDipti Gurung
Costume DepartmentwardrobeNathalie Schulz
Costume Departmentadditional wardrobeKirsten Wehr

Production companies

CompanyComment
Hektorfilm GbR [de]
Rabiatfilm

Facilities

Department CompanyComment
CameraCameras and Utilities CAMCAR Filmgeräteverleih OHG
In Front of the CameraCastingDayanir & Hellwig Casting
LightingLighting and Utilities ARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
ProductionFinance/Law/Insurance Howden Caninenberg GmbH (formerly Caninenberg & Schouten GmbH)Versicherung
ProductionProduction Services CAMCAR Filmgeräteverleih OHG
ProductionTransportation, Travel and Accomodation CMS - Car Motion Service GmbH
ProductionTransportation, Travel and AccomodationHertz Autovermietung
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairDecoration FTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbH
Production Design, Costumes, Makeup and HairVehicles and aircrafts Filmauto Markus Zimmermann
VFX / Post ProductionHardwareEizo 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