BAGGAGE MAN

A Film by Matthias Gerding
and Dennis Colquhoun

Synopsis

Memories are chasing us throughout our whole life. They shape us and thus make us what we are today.
Baggage Man takes you on a journey through this state of mind in the form of fragmentary snapshots of a rough youth.

Director

  • Picture of Matthias Gerding © Matthias Gerding

    Matthias Gerding

    Matthias Gerding, born 1982 in Herne, Germany. Studies in geography and graphic design at University of Bochum. 2005 studies in animation and experimental 3D (Department of Media Design, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne). Finished his diploma at the KHM with experimental motion-capture-animations in May 2011. Since 2005 working
    experiences as a 3D-artist (design and graphical work) in the field of film, advertising, art and 3D-animation at the bildundtonfabrik (btf) based in cologne.

  • Picture of Dennis Colquhoun © Dennis Colquhoun

    Dennis Colquhoun

    Born 1989 in Siegburg, Germany. After his higher education entrance qualification, he went to the german military and completed the basic training. Six months in Afghanistan as Combat-Infantry. After the Military service, one year traineeship in a German-Turkish Cinema production company, called Filmfabrik in Cologne. Is now studying Creative Production since 2012 at the ifs internationale filmschule köln. Simultaneous Productions for Advertisement, Music Clips and short clips for the “NEO Magazin” published on ZDF. Since late 2014 he is working as production Manager in the „bildundtonfabrik”.

Awards + Festivals

  • 20th VIDEONALE (Competition, Kino Union Berlin, Germany)March 5, 2016
  • 6th CAPITAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL (CCFF) (Official Selection, USA)April 6, 2016
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Visual Music spectator competition program, Minsk, Belarus)April 7, 2016
  • 45th SEHSUECHTE – INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Potsdam, Germany)April 20, 2016
  • 7th FILM SCORE AND SCRUFFY CITY FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Knoxville, TN, USA)April 26, 2016
  • 9th PHILADELPHIA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, PA, USA)May 4, 2016
  • 44th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)May 13, 2016
  • *BACKUP.LIQIUID.SOUND.CLUB:AWARD*
    18th BACKUP KURZFILMFESTIVAL (International Competition clip.award, Weimar, Germany)May 18, 2016
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Visual Music spectator competition program, Bobruysk, Belarus)May 28, 2016
  • 14th KIMERA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Animazione, Termoli, Italy)June 15, 2016
  • SAISONABSCHLUSSPARTY FILMKUNSTKINO CINE K (Screening, Oldenburg, Germany)July 2, 2016
  • FESTIVAL MIDEN 2016 (Official Selection, Greece)July 7, 2016
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Visual Music spectator competition program, Gomel, Belarus)July 8, 2016
  • ART FESTIVAL KINONO (program "In Wonderland" of Festival Miden, Chora, Tinos, Greece)August 16, 2016
  • 1st FARM FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Favara, Italy)September 1, 2016
  • *DIRECTOR'S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA)September 5, 2016
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Visual Music spectator competition program, Gomel, Belarus)September 15, 2016
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Visual Music spectator competition program, Lodz, Poland)September 20, 2016
  • 9th ANIMASIVO, MEXICO CITY CONTEMORARY ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Mexico City, Mexico)September 28, 2016
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Visual Music spectator competition program, Vitebsk, Belarus)October 6, 2016
  • 31st UNABHÄNGIGES FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK (Official Selection, Germany)October 19, 2016
  • 3rd PIGRECOZEN FILMFEST (Official Selection, Ancona, Italy)October 28, 2016
  • 6th KUANDU INT’L ANIMATION FESTIVAL (KDIAF) (Choice Program, Taipei, Taiwan)October 30, 2016
  • 32nd INTERFILM – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Music Videos Section, Germany)November 13, 2016
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN ANTEATERS (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 18, 2016
  • 24th BLICKE – FILMFESTIVAL DES RUHRGEBIETS (Competition, Bochum, Germany)November 23, 2016
  • 14th INTERNATIONAL SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)December 3, 2016
  • 9th SIGGRAPH ASIA 2016 COMPUTER ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theatre Program, Macao, China)December 6, 2016
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Visual Music spectator competition program, Vilnius, Lithuania)December 13, 2016
  • SWEET AS FILM FESTIVAL DECEMBER’S EDITION (Official Selection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)December 22, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • *NOMINEE FOR BEST MUSIC AWARD*
    2nd WOODENGATE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Baia Mare, Romania)February 6, 2017
  • [.BOX] VIDEO ART PROJECT SPACE (Screening Of Festival Miden, Milan, Italy)February 16, 2017
  • FESTIVAL MICRO&FILMS (Out-of-Competition, Centre Le Bournot - Aubenas, France)March 25, 2017
  • 18th ANNUAL CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jackson, Mississippi, USA)April 6, 2017
  • TWISTER ALLEY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Woodward, OK, USA)April 27, 2017
  • 8th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)May 10, 2017
  • 4th INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cyprus)May 11, 2017
  • 7th FESTIVALICO - MUESTRA DE CORTOMETRAJES Y VIDEOARTE (Official Selection, Caravaca de la Cruz (Murcia), Spain)June 16, 2017
  • MELBOURNE INT'L ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Australia)June 18, 2017
  • 1st CALIFORNIA UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Westlake Village, CA, USA)July 12, 2017
  • 10th KALAMATA STREET FESTIVAL (Video Program "E WIDE SHUT", Kalamata, Greece)July 27, 2017

Crew

Director
Matthias Gerding, Dennis Colquhoun
Screenplay
Matthias Gerding
Producer
btf GmbH, Matthias Murmann, Philipp Käßbohrer
Camera Operator
Johannes Rechenbach
Art Direction
Matthias Gerding
Costume Design
Hannah Leiner
Editor
Julian Schleef
Music
Sizarr

Details

Running Time
04:30
Shooting Format
Laser Scanner
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,78 (16:9)
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

btf GmbH, bildundtonfabrik
Sahira Vignali
Leyendeckerstrasse 27
50825 Köln
Germany

+49 (0) 0221 820087-10
info@btf.de