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BORZAYA

 

2021 • Short

In the Ukrainian Carpathians, large Western companies threaten to destroy the existence

of the forestry owned by Sylwia’s family. In order to make some urgently needed money,

Sylwia agrees to help to smuggle refugees across the nearby external EU border.

 

Starring: Natalia Lange, Harry Schäfer, Maciek Zera, Linda Ghandour
Director: Simon Schneckenburger

Written by: Mathis van den Berg, Simon Schneckenburger
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Producer: Leon Döhner, Julian Haisch
DOP: Nico Schrenk
Editor: Lukas Wengorz
Sound Design: Daniel Kling
Composer: Timo Klabunde

Production Design: Jonas Golchini, Bartholomäus Kleppek

Casting: Juliane Voigtländer, Jessica Layher

I THINK WE'RE HEADED FOR THE END OF THE WORLD | ICH GLAUBE, ES GEHT ANS ENDE DER WELT

 

2020 • Essay Short

My great uncle Emil is 18 and wants to become a priest when he is conscripted into Reich Labour Service in 1941.
His journey takes him from the Black Forest all the way to Russia.
More than 400 letters to his family and friends have stood the test of time until today. An approach.

 

Starring: Sebastian Zemann
Director / Screenplay: Simon Schneckenburger
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Producer: Fabian Linder & Jamila Wenske
DOP: Nico Schrenk
Editor: Alexander Schröder
Sound Design / Music: Timo Klabunde

BEYOND THE NOISE | IM RAUSCHEN

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2018 • Short

While playing with his toy tape recorder seven-year-old Oskar coverhears a conversation

between two adults that will change his life and worldview forever.

 

Starring: Finn Merk
Director / Screenplay: Simon Schneckenburger
Producer: Fabian Linder
DOP: Marcus Hafner
Editor: Alexander Schröder
Sound Design / Music: Timo Klabunde

STARS AT DAY | AM TAG DIE STERNE
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GERMAN YOUNG FILMMAKERS AWARD 2017 WINNER

 

2017 • Mid Length

After his brother committed a terrible crime, David was forced to leave his hometown with his family.

Four years later, he comes back for the first time and runs into Mira, the love of his youth.

To find himself, he unites with her as they try to win back a slice of their adolescence.

 

Starring: Max Hegewald & Franziska Brandmeier

Director / Screenplay: Simon Schneckenburger
Production: Hochschule Offenburg & Fabian Linder
DOP: Marcus Hafner
Editor: Alexander Schröder
Music: Timo Klabunde

WHAT YOU DON'T SEE | WAS IHR NICHT SEHT

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2018 • Short

Even before an embarrassing video of him goes viral, Jonas is an outsider at his school.
Nevertheless, he finds a way to open up to Anna. Together they turn their backs

on the world for one night - until something unexpected happens.

 

Starring: Sebastian Zemann & Mia Lüscher
Director / Screenplay: Simon Schneckenburger
Production: Fabian Linder
DOP: Marcus Hafner
Editor: Alexander Schröder
Music: Timo Klabunde

HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU, KID

 

2017 • Animation Short

A theater play based on the same name song by the band THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM.

 

Director / Screenplay / Animation: Simon Schneckenburger
DOP: Marcus Hafner
Production Design: Dominik Sackmann
Editor: Alexander Schröder
Production: Hochschule Offenburg & Fabian Linder

WINTER SOLSTICE | WINTERSONNENWENDE

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2017 • Short

The story of a liberation: Two siblings meet in a place of their childhood. The brother has already

turned his back on his father's farm, while the younger sister still lives there.
A portrait of a strong young woman and a family that lost each other.

Starring: Mia Lüscher & Sebastian Zemann
Director / Screenplay: Simon Schneckenburger
Production: Fabian Linder
DOP: Marcus Hafner
Editor: Alexander Schröder
Music: Timo Klabunde

RAINY DAYS | DEN REGEN IM BLICK

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GERMAN YOUTH FILMMAKERS AWARD 2016 WINNER 

 

2015 • Short

Felix is in his early twenties and he lives from day to day. His feelings waver constantly between courage

and being lost. Lethargically he struggles against his mental and emotional blocks.

RAINY DAYS is a short and atmospheric coming of age movie about the ambivalence of not belonging

in a world you know you can't live without. Melancholic, tranquil and deliberately candid.

 

Starring: Sebastian Zemann & Anabel Möbius

Director: Simon Schneckenburger
Screenplay: Tobias Gralke
Production: Hochschule Offenburg & Alexander Golovtchiner
DOP: Marcus Hafner & Lisa Korbel
Sound Design: Maryna Falkovych