Drama

BACKSTORY by Joschka Laukeninks

BACKSTORY by Joschka Laukeninks

written and directed by JOSCHKA LAUKENINKS produced by BENJAMIN HORSTKOTTE / THE MARMALADE FILMS produced by TOBIAS WICHURA cinematography by EIKE RIECHE / THE MARMALADE FILMS edited by VERA BERG starring JAN STAPELFELDT, JESSICA MCINTYRE, XENIA ASSENZA narrated by PHILIPP MOOG music GERMAN WAHNSINN production company THE MARMALADE FILMS 'BACKSTORY' was shot in Germany in 17 shooting days over a period of 1,5 years. It has been screened at more than 110 festivals worldwide and, so far, has won more than 30 international awards. Our love goes out to all the wonderful people who worked so hard on this film for such a long time! see the full crew list and more info at backstory-film.com here are some of the 33 AWARDS we have won * BEST SUPER SHORT* at NEW YORK CITY INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL New York City, US *BEST SHORT* at ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL, Orlando, US *BEST FOREIGN SHORT* at TWISTER ALLEY FILM FESTIVAL Woodward, US *BEST FILM* COLCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL, Colchester, UK *BEST OF FESTIVAL* at FASTNET FILM FESTIVAL Schull, Cork, Ireland *ROGER DEAKINS AWARD* at PLYMOUTH FILM FESTIVAL Plymouth, UK *JURY AWARD* at HAMILTON FILM FESTIVAL, Hamilton, US *BEST DIRECTOR* at FARM FILM FESTIVAL, Sicily, Italy *BEST FOREIGN SHORT* at ANOTHER INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Wisconsin, USA *BEST IN SHOW* at CREATION INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Ottawa, Canada *AUDIENCE AWARD* at OPORTO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Porto, Portugal *BEST STORY* at REVOLUTION ME FESTIVAL, New York City, US (...) themarmalade.com joschka-laukeninks.de
WILD BEASTS by Sverre Kvamme

WILD BEASTS by Sverre Kvamme

In the middle of the winter in Northern-Norway and surrounded by a wild group of kids, a young boy’s impulses are affected by his attraction to his best friend. 2017 | Drama | 9 min. AWARDS: Euregion Film Festival, Netherlands, Best International Film Award, 2018 CineYouth Film Festival, Chicago, Best Foreign Film, 2018 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Bergen International Film Festival, 2017 Tromsø International Film Festival, 2018 The Norwegian Short Film Festival, 2018 Oslo/Fusion Film Festival, 2018 Nordic International Film Festival, New York, 2018 Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, 2018 The Boston LGBT Film Festival, 2018 The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, 2018 National Film Festival for Talented Youth, Seattle, 2018 Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival, 2018 Iris Prize Festival, Wales, 2018 CAST & CREW: Mads Pettersen Erlend Antonsen-Meløy Karoline Marie Røsberg Olsen Johanne Gjertsen Larsen Andrea Mørtsell Bjerkeseth Adrian Lesteberg Solberg Written and Directed by Sverre Kvamme Cinematographer: Tora Johanne Turøy 1st Asst. Director: Alexander Brucki 1st Asst. Cinematographer: Jostein Venås 2nd Asst. Cinematographer: Birgitte Aarebrodt Editor and Sound Recordist: David Krøyer 1st Asst. Sound Recordist: Thomas Bjørgo 2nd Asst Sound Recordist: Sverre Matias Glenne DIT: Magnus Haukaas Sceneographers: Øystein Qviller & Franciska Seifert Eliassen Production Asst: Mali Gallaen Røsseth Andreas Øhman Jona Kleinlein Jesper Seip Mathias Ingvoldstad Produced at Nordland Art and Film school.
BELLMOUTH by Joe Roberts

BELLMOUTH by Joe Roberts

Amy is taken on a camping holiday for her 15th Birthday by her Dad and her little brother. Bellmouth is a sensitive British, coming-of-age short that highlights the lack of support for grieving families in need and the corrosive nature of secret keeping. Director's Notes Interview here: https://directorsnotes.com/2020/01/15/joseph-roberts-bellmouth/ **OFFICIAL SELECTIONS** London Short Film Festival 2020 Encounters Film Festival 2019 Filmstock Film Festival 2019 Two Short Nights Film Festival 2019 New Renaissance Amsterdam 2020 Berlin British Shorts 2020 Cinemagic International Film Festival 2020 Shift Film Festival 2019 Liverpool Film Festival 2019 Bolton Film Festival 2019 Moscow Shorts 2019 Dumbo Film Festival 2019 Best Short Fest 2019 Directors Notes Premiere Pick 2020 **AWARDS & NOMINATIONS** New Renaissance Amsterdam 2020 - Best Drama Award New Renaissance Amsterdam 2020 - Best Young Talent Actress Kinomorphia Film Festival 2019 - Special Mention OIFF Short Film Festival - Best Actress for Justine Moore Redline Film Festival 2019 - Best Director Nomination & Best Music Nomination New Renaissance Film Festival 2020 - Best Drama Nomination & Best Actress Nomination CAST Amy - Justine Emma Moore Frank - Tim Plester Daniel - Lance O’Reilly-Chapman Dog Walker - Lisa Dwyer-Hogg Hiker #1- Charlotte Chinn Hiker #2- Jim Harrison Shop Assistant - Alice O’Connell Mum - Polly Hughes Young Girls - Clementine and Primrose Hughes Butcher - Neil Langworthy Tansy The Dog - Margie The Dog CREW Director of Photography: Job Kraaijeveld 1st Camera Assistant: Emily Jane Robinson 2nd Camera Assistant: Max Openshaw Steadicam: Andrew Bainbridge Gaffer: Sam O’Mahony Production Designer: Tim Gibson Stand By Art Director: Anne Leahy Hair and Make-up Designer: Ruth Pease Wardrobe: Melanie Brookes Production Sound Mixer: Adam Fletcher Boom Operator: Adam Rogers DIT & Vibes: Jim Harrison Casting Director: Ben Cogan 1st Assistant Director: Martin Zenic Production Manager: Ed Smith Production Assistants: Charlotte Chinn & Alice O’Connell Runners: Ayla Mungau & Francesca Drewel Lifeguard: Sam McClure Chaperone: Lance O’Reilly Editor: Will Judge Sound Designer: John Hendicott Composer: Johnny Parry Colourist: Matt Hare VFX: Joe Lawrence Drone Operator: Tom Hodgson Written & Directed by Joseph Roberts Produced by Sarai Carson & Joseph Roberts Story by Joseph Roberts & Steven Camden Executive Producers: Charlie Covell, Nick Crabb & Ricardo Patel Thanks to: 2AM Films, The King-Smith’s at The Hillyfield, Donna Warne at The South Brent Local Shop, Neil Langworthy at South Brent Butchers, Gwen Hardouin at MPC Amsterdam, Nic Harvey at The Television Workshop, Aimee Beamish, Maloney Amsterdam, Emmyland Productions, Iain Weatherby, Huw Williams, Karl Poyzer, Collette Blight, Merlin of Merlin Howse, Chris At The Hound of the Baskervilles, South Hams Gennie hire, The Oak, South Brent, James Mills at Lunch Plymouth and Gordon at Good News Gas. Special Thanks to: Jan Curchin, Luís Barceló Carreiras, John Garman, Danielle Gurguis, Lisa Hogg, Daniel Hope, Mikey Levelle, The O’Connells, Sam O’Mahoney, Beth Preston, Benjamin Putland, Richard Smith, The Roberts Family and the 33 IndieGoGo backers. Filmed on location at The Hillyfield, Totnes and South Brent. Post Production: MPC Amsterdam & Ambassadors