Athena

A Film by Christian Stahl

Synopsis

What if your smartphone turns against you. What if all your digital informations, thoughts, fears, doubts, little and big secrets are used by an intelligent operating system. Either to serve you or to destroy you. What if … ATHENA.

Director

  • Picture of Christian Stahl © Christian Stahl

    Christian Stahl

    Christian Stahl is a German director, author and journalist, based in Berlin. He studied in Bonn and Oxford. Before he founded his communication consultancy STAHLMEDIEN in 2005, he worked for over 10 years as reporter and radio presenter for ARD. Stahls latest book "In den Gangs von Neukölln" was awarded by FAS a book of the year 2014.

    In 2004, he developed the fictional documentary "Hundeleben" ("Dog's Life") with punks from Berlin's Alexanderplatz, featuring Otto Sander and Maria Simon. In winter 2007, Stahl produced the no budget short film "The future comes to Srebrenica" with young people in Srebrenica. His first 90 min documentary GANGSTERLÄUFER (ARTE/ZDF das kleine Fernsehspiel) premiered at Max Ophüls Festival 2011 and was shown in cinemas from Paris to Novosibirsk. He was also director of various shortfilms such as "20Zwölf" and "Neue Nähe". His films and books are award winning.

Awards + Festivals

  • 7th CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)April 5, 2019
  • *1st PLACE: SHORT FILM*
    42th GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Selb, Germany)April 25, 2019
  • 8th CANTON FILM FESTIVAL 2019 (Official Selection, Canton, OH, USA)April 26, 2019
  • 8th JULIEN DUBUQUE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dubuque, IA, USA)April 28, 2019
  • 4th INCA IMPERIAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lima, Peru)May 16, 2019
  • 2nd HONG KONG FILM ART INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kwai Chung, Hong Kong)July 6, 2019
  • *BEST SHORT FILM* *BEST ACTRESS*
    3rd CANADIAN DIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Toronto, Canada)August 9, 2019
  • 20th SACRAMENTO FILM&MUSIC FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rancho Cordova, USA)September 18, 2019
  • 5th FILMFEST BREMEN (Official Selection, Bremen, Germany)September 19, 2019
  • 4th F3: FRANKLY FILM FEST (Official Selection, Cincinnati, OH, USA)October 11, 2019
  • PHOENIX FEARCON (Official Selection, Phoenix, AZ, USA)October 18, 2019

Crew

Director
Christian Stahl
Screenplay
Christian Stahl
Producer
Christian Stahl / Sergiy Pudich
Director of Photography
Jakob Creutzburg
Art Director
Yasmin Khalifa
Costume Design
Natalie A. Grier
Production Design
Yasmin Khalifa
Sound
Nikolas Mühe
Editor
Johannes Fritsche
Sound Design
Nikolas Mühe
Music
Tilmann Dehnhard
Songs
Leslie Clio

Cast

Sia
Isabel Thierauch
ATHENA (Voice)
Anne Patricia Nilles
Matthew
Christian Natter

Details

Running Time
22:10 min
Shooting Format
Digital HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9 HD
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

Stahlmedien
Christian Stahl
Winsstraße 26
10405 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61204156
+49 (0)176 23234436

cs@stahlmedien.com
www.stahlmedien.com

de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Stahl
www.christian-stahl.com