Spielzeugland | © Mephisto Film
© Mephisto Film

Toyland

    All titles (4)
    Short Film | 2007 | Drama, Period | Germany

    Brief synopsis

    Deutschland 1942. Eine Notlüge. Und eines Morgens ist Mariannes Sohn verschwunden. Spielzeugland ist ein Film über Schuld, Verantwortung und kleine und grosse Lügen.

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Cedric EichHeinrich [L]
    Claudia Hübschmann
    Frau Silberstein [L]
    Julia JägerMarianne Meissner [L]
    Torsten MichaelisHerr Silberstein [L]
    Tamay Bulut ÖzvatanDavid Silberstein [L]
    Klaus-Jürgen SteinmannBlockwart [L]
    David Bunners
    SS-Obersturmführer Falke [Co-HR] [SR]
    Matthias PaulGestapo-Mann [SR]
    Heike ReichenwallnerNachbarin [SR]
    Jürgen TrottSchutzpolizist [SR]
    Gregor WeberScharführer Werner [SR]

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Director of photographyChristoph NicolaisenAcademy Award 2009
    Camera operatorKim Howland/academy award winner
    1st assistant cameraStefan WalkowiakOSCAR 2009! Best Short Action
    1st assistant cameraPeppa Meisner
    2nd assistant cameraArmin Mobasseri
    Still photographerSteffen Schencker
    Casting directorKaren WendlandOSCAR 2009
    Costume designerKatrin BertholdOSCAR 2009 „Best live action short film“
    ConsultancyNannette SchwarzOSCAR - Bester Kurzfilm 2009
    Assistant costume designerTherese Röderhistorisch / OSCAR 09!
    WardrobeNadine Goedigk
    DirectorJochen Alexander FreydankOSCAR (best live action short film 2009)
    1st AD (local system)Thomas Bettkober
    2nd AD crowd (local system)Sebastian Ebert!!Academy Award 2009!!
    Script supervisorChristine RöschKurzfilm Oscar
    EditorAnna Kappelmann
    Assistant editorBianca Dienemann-MehlitzOSCAR 2009!
    Key/dolly gripMarkus Pluta
    Grip assistantJacob Engel
    Crane operatorMarc HennickeGF-9 Kamerakran
    Crane operatorTobias Kaufmann
    GafferRoland Knitter
    ElectricianMarco FischerOSCAR 2009 - Best short-Live action
    ElectricianTina Lea Künnemann
    ElectricianCaro Krugmann
    Makeup artist / hair stylistChristiane Buchholz
    Makeup artist / hair stylistInes RanschMaskenbildnerin
    Makeup artist / hair stylistAnika Bothe
    Additional make up artistKiky von Rebental
    Additional make up artistHelen Laitzsch
    Additional make up artistSusanne Genevriere
    ComposerIngo Ludwig Frenzel
    ProducerJochen Alexander Freydank
    ProducerChristoph Nicolaisen
    ProducerDavid Bunners
    Executive producerDavid Bunners
    Executive producerChristoph NicolaisenKamera
    Production designerMaja ZoggOSCAR 2009 „Best live action short film“
    Assistant production designerJana Schmeißer
    Prop masterClaudia AlbrechtOSCAR 2009 bester Kurzfilm
    Prop masterNancy Vogelhistorisch 1945
    Standby propsGerald HiekelOSCAR BESTER KURZFILM 2008
    Set dresserDaniel Ben SorgeOberflächengestalter
    Set dresserRalf Wieggrebe
    Set builderYves Apel
    Set builderStephanie RaßRequisitenbau
    Graphic artistJan BorchertWerbung
    Unit production managerCorona BellinOSCAR 2009!
    Assistant to production managerHenrike Feltner
    Unit managerCorona Bellin(historisch 1942) OSCAR 2009
    Set manager/ floor managerTino Kurze| OSCAR - Academy Award 2009
    Production assistantSven HellbergOSCAR Best Live Action Short
    Production assistantFerdinand Carrière
    Production assistantSarah Bollendorff
    Assistant set/floor managerAlexander Ullmann
    Production driverJonathan Soininen
    Production driverJan Schirmer
    ScreenwriterJohann A. Bunners
    ScreenwriterJochen Alexander Freydank
    Subtitle translationKatharina Brissa
    Production sound mixerMartin HertelOSCAR 2009 Best Live Action Short
    Boom operatorSvenn Ferfer
    Sound re-recording mixerMartin HertelOSCAR 2009 Best Short
    ColoristDaniel StübnerTV-Version
    ConsultantMichael HöhneMietwagen/Ausbauten
    Dialogue coachJürgen TrottOSCAR 2009
    Marketing, public relationAndrea Lottmann

    Production companies

    CompanyComment
    Mephisto Film GmbH [de]

    Distributing companies

    CompanyComment
    Magnetfilm GmbH [de]

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesFGV Schmidle GmbH
    GripCinoramaGF-9 Kamerakran
    Film StockFuji Kine Film Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH
    Extras/Bit Playeragentur wantedno budget support
    Transportation, Travel and AccomodationCMS - Car Motion Service GmbHAP: Stephan Eppinger
    CostumesSturm Handels GmbHUniformen
    EquipmentKortwich Film - Ton - Technik
    Expendables/Utilities (Sound)Kortwich Film - Ton - Technik

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2007LA Shorts Film Festival [us]best short filmWinner
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2007Brooklyn Int. Film Festival [us]Best Short FilmNominated
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2007World Film Festival Montreal [ca]best short filmNominated
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2007Valladolid Int. Film Festival [es]Golden SpikeWinner
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2008Festival Int. de Cortometrajes de Almería [it]Jury AwardWinner
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2008Alpinale Vorarlberg [at]PublikumspreisWinner
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2008Odense Int. Film Festival [dk]Best Children and Youth FilmWinner
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2008Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival [us]PublikumspreisWinner
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2008Palm Springs Int. Festival [us]Audience AwardWinner
    Jochen Alexander Freydank2008Sedicicorto – Int. Film Festival Forli [it]Best Short FilmWinner

    TV-broadcast

    TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
    First showingGermanyARD [de]Sunday, 01/03/2009