schattenboxer / shadowboxer

synopsis

 

Shadow boxing is a training exercise where the boxer trades blows with their reflection. In other words, a shadow boxer is someone who fights themself. After committing a violent felony, passing an anti- violence training is Ahmets last chance to take his personal and occupational future into his own hands. A challenging test that he can withstand only with difficulty.

 

 

awards

(SELECTION)

 

•  BEST SHORT FICTION (Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film)

•  SPECIAL MENTION OF THE JURY (Edinburgh International Film Festival)

•  BEST AUSTRIAN FILM ( Shortynale)

•  AUDIENCE AWARD & REGIONAL FILM AWARD (Frontale International Film Festival)

•  BEST DIRECTING -SILVER REMI AWARD (Worldfest Houston)

•  BEST FICTION ( Unishorts New Zealand)

•  BADEN - WÜRTTEMBERGISCHER FILMPREIS, NOMINIERUNG (Stuttgart, Germany)

 

 

FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS

(SELECTION)

 

•  Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film

•  Edinburgh Int´l Film Festival

•  Helsinki Int´l Film Festival

•  Cinema da Mare

•  2ANNAS Riga Int´l Film Festival

•  Sarajevo International Film Festival Winter

•  Fünf Seen Film Festival

•  Febiofest Bratislava

•  Jameson Cinefest- Miskolc Int´l Film Festival

•  Buffalo Niagara Int´l Film Festival

•  VIS Vienna Short Film Festival

•  UNI Shorts New Zealand

•  Tirana Int´l Film Festival

•  BRNO 16

   etc.

 

Screening at mumok - Museum of Modern Art Vienna ( Austrian Film Academy Special)

Part of Dox and Shorts Tour im Rahmen des Steirischen Herbst

Screening at mumok - Museum of Modern Art Vienna

 

Since 2016 listed in the NEW GENERATION section of the AUSTRIAN FILM COMISSION

 

 

FACTS

 

FICTION, 2015

DIRECTOR & SCREENPLAY: Jannis Lenz

DOP: Jakob Fuhr

EDITING: Alexander Rauscher

PRODUCER: Silvia Winzinger

MAIN ACTOR: Ahmet Simsek

 

RUNNING TIME: 17:30

SHOOTING FORMAT: HD

SCREENING FORMAT: DCP 2k

ASPECT RATIO: 1:1,85

SOUND: Dolby Digital 5.1