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Shadow Child

  • Schattenkind (German title)
Short Feature Film | 2005 | Drama, Silent Movie | Germany

Shooting data

Number of shooting days4

Project data

Length of movie15
Picture formatTV 16:9 (1 : 1,78)
Picture material negative16mm
Picture material positive16mm
Sound formatStereo

Brief synopsis

How do you cope with the death of your child? Haunted by increasingly painful memories, young parents struggle to come to terms with their loss as they face the reality of being just two instead of three.


ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
 Julius BornmannHeinrich [L]
 Nadine SchwitterKarolina [L]


Camera Departmentdirector of photography Alke Marianne Scherrmann
Camera Department1st assistant cameraRolf Ganesch
Camera Departmentstill photographerMichael Franke
Director's DepartmentdirectorHans Hege
Director's Departmentscript supervisorBen Heine
EditingeditorDaniela Kalscheuer
EditingeditorHans Hege
Gripkey/dolly gripRoger Hoidn
LightinggafferPeter Gottschall
Lightingdimmer board operatorBruno Linger


Department CompanyComment
CameraGrip FGV Schmidle GmbH
ProductionFinance/Law/Insurance Howden Caninenberg GmbH (formerly Caninenberg & Schouten GmbH)Versicherung


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
 Konstantin Ferstl2007Sapporo Intern. Short Film Festival [jp]Best Composer AwardNominated
Hans Hege2007Shanghai International Film FestivalBest Student Short FilmWinner
Hans Hege2008Filmbewertungsstelle WiesbadenPrädikat wertvollWinner
Hans Hege2009Jaipur International Film Festival [in]Special Jury AwardNominated