The Alchemist's Book

    All titles (2)
    Short Film | 2008 | Horror | Germany

    Shooting data

    Number of shooting days8
    LocationsMünchen

    Project data

    Film financing
    Length of movie23'
    Picture formatWidescreen USA (1 : 1,85)
    Picture material negativeRedcode RAW 4K

    Brief synopsis

    Ein Buch, das den Leser um den Verstand bringen kann – für Severin eine längst vergessene Kindheitsangst. Bis er die gefürchteten Seiten plötzlich wieder in Händen hält und jede Zeile seine schlimmsten Befürchtungen zu bestätigen scheint. Gemeinsam mit einem Buchhändler wagt er die Lektüre und gerät in den Sog des Alchemisten…

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
    David ZimmerschiedSeverin [L]
    Christian HoeningPalatinus [L]
    Der Alchemist [SR]Niels Clausnitzer
    Niels ClausnitzerPalatinus sr. [SR]
    Ferdinand Schmidt-ModrowWuschelkopf [SR]
    Matthias RengerStürmer

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    director of photographySanne Kurz
    steadicam operatorClemens TremlRED ONE
    1st assistant cameraFlorian Felix ReehRED
    1st assistant cameraOliver Schill
    2nd assistant cameraPeter KreilRED ONE
    2nd assistant cameraLukas Pötzl
    DIT digital imaging technicianHaim Bargig
    DIT digital imaging technicianThomas DoberitzschRED ONE
    DIT digital imaging technicianHolger Fleig
    still photographerHaim BargigRED ONE
    costume designerChristina Vogel
    directorMichael Wolf [3]
    1st assistant directorJulia Thürnagel1 Tag Vertretung
    1st assistant directorStefan Ludwig
    script supervisorAnna Bütow
    storyboard artistGizem Ersavas
    key/dolly gripElias Heiduk
    key/dolly gripJulian 'Joules' Hagen2 DT
    gafferDominik Dommel König
    electricianTobias Tempel
    electricianJakob Beurle
    electricianMartin Wildgruber1 DT Easy Lift Operator
    makeup artist / hair stylistSabrina Hiendl
    fx makeup artistKatharina GrethleinProsthetic (Kehlenschnitt)
    composerMarkus Lehmann-Horn
    producerFelix von Poser
    production designerJuliane Engelhardt
    art directorAnne-Charlotte ViriotArt Director
    location scoutCarl Obereisenbuchner
    set builderTom Pilz
    unit production managerWalter Wudi
    assistant production managerNicola Abé
    unit managerPhilipp Nikolaus Reuter
    set manager / 3rd ADJonas Marowski
    set runnerPhilipp Hester
    production assistantMax Mayer
    screenwriterMichael Wolf [3]
    production sound mixerMarc Parisotto
    boom operatorMartial Kuchelmeister
    sound designerAlexander Maschke

    Production companies

    CompanyComment
    Voila Film - Trier & von Poser Filmproduktion GbR

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesLudwig Kameraverleih GmbH
    Lighting and UtilitiesPanther

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Michael Wolf [3]2009Festival of Nations [at]Best Short FilmWinner