Blue Blue Sky

A Film by Bigna Tomschin

Synopsis

“In summer everyone goes on vacation, to the beach I guess. There they don’t even realize that nothing ever happens at all.” – Before summerbreak Maria quit talking. Far away from vacation activities and swimming pools, she hides in a world where the living visit rarely.

Director

  • Picture of Bigna Tomschin © Bigna Tomschin

    Bigna Tomschin

    Bigna Tomschin was born in Zurich, Switzerland and studied at the Zurich University of the Arts. After having worked as an editor for feature films, she now works on her own projects in Germany and Switzerland. “Blue Blue Sky” is her graduation film.

Awards + Festivals

  • 2nd FRISS HUSS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Budapest, Hungary)March 27, 2014
  • 43rd SEHSÜCHTE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)April 22, 2014
  • *BEST SHORTFILM*
    8th 20MINMAX INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)May 10, 2014
  • 6th FASTNET SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Ireland)May 21, 2014
  • *ADVANCEMENT AWARD OF THE ZÜRCHER HOCHSCHULE DER KÜNSTE*
    ZÜRCHER HOCHSCHULE DER KÜNSTE, DEPARTEMENT FILMJune 1, 2014
  • 49th WERKSTATT DER JUNGEN FILMSZENE (Competition, Germany)June 8, 2014
  • 12th NUFF - NORDIC YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Norway)June 13, 2014
  • *ADVANCEMENT AWARD FOR EDITING*
    24th DEUTSCHER KAMERAPREIS (Competition, Germany)June 22, 2014
  • 10th FEST DER FILME - INTERNATIONAL DETMOLD SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)July 3, 2014
  • 25th SAO PAULO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Brazil)August 21, 2014
  • 19th PORTOBELLO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, London, UK) September 1, 2014
  • 20th ENCOUNTERS SHORT FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Competition, Bristol, UK)September 20, 2014
  • 11th REYKJAVIK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Iceland)September 25, 2014
  • 10th EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL AT MIT (Competition, Cambridge, USA)September 27, 2014
  • 29th FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK (Competition, Germany)October 16, 2014
  • 12th FIKE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Portugal)October 21, 2014
  • 44th MOLODIST – KYIV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Ukraine)October 25, 2014
  • INTO FILM FESTIVAL UK 2014 (Official Selection, UK)November 4, 2014
  • 16th YOUKI – INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Austria)November 18, 2014
  • 15th SLEEPWALKERS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Estonia)November 18, 2014
  • 10th COURTS DEVANT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Paris, France)November 20, 2014
  • *BEST SHORTFILM*
    13th FILMZ – FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Competition, Germany)November 25, 2014
  • 12th SKENA UP INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Kosovo)December 2, 2014
  • 13th INTERNATIONAL SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Bangladesh)December 4, 2014
  • 2nd DIE 24H VON NÜRNBERG, INTERNATIONALES KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)December 5, 2014
  • 6th FICMEC – FESTIVAL INT. DU COURT-MÉTRAGE DES ÉCOLES DE CINÉMA (Competition, Lebanon)December 8, 2014
  • *BEST STUDENT SHORTFILM*
    26th ABGEDREHT – HAMBURGER NACHWUCHS FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)December 10, 2014
  • 21.02.2015 * 11th COURTOUJOURS (Competition, Switzerland)February 21, 2015
  • 4th ASCONA FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Switzerland)February 26, 2015
  • 32nd BUFF – INTERNATIONAL CHILDRENS AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Sweden)March 9, 2015
  • 16th BUNTER HUND KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)March 12, 2015
  • 16th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)March 20, 2015
  • 13th FILMMOR WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Turkey)March 21, 2015
  • 12th RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Riverside CA, USA)April 8, 2015
  • 27th FILMFEST DRESDEN (Official Selection, Germany)April 17, 2015
  • 15th INDEPENDENT DAYS KARLSRUHE (Competition, Germany)April 22, 2015
  • 17th BACKUP – SHORT FILM FESTIVAL WEIMAR (Competition, Germany)May 27, 2015
  • 10th BERKSHIRE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Berkshire, USA)May 29, 2015
  • 15th TEL AVIV STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Israel)May 31, 2015
  • 3rd ALBUQUERQUE FILM & MUSIC EXPERIENCE (Competition, Albuquerque, USA)June 1, 2015
  • 3rd SOUTHSIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Pennsylvania, USA) June 10, 2015
  • 9th ATHENS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL PSAROKOKALO (Competition, Greece)August 5, 2015
  • 30th ODENSE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Denmark)August 24, 2015
  • *GÄSSLI FIRST PRIZE*
    7th GÄSSLI FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Basel, Switzerland)September 2, 2015
  • 5th ODERKURZ FILMSPEKTAKEL – FILMFESTIVAL IM ODERBRUCH (Night Program, Germany)September 11, 2015
  • 15th BUSTER FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (Competition, Denmark)September 14, 2015
  • 12th SCHWEIZER JUGENDFILMFESTIVAL LUZERN - UPCOMING FILM MAKERS (Competition, Switzerland)September 18, 2015
  • INTERNATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Fargo, Portugal)October 8, 2015
  • 8th NORTHERN WAVE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Iceland)October 17, 2015
  • 10th DAS FILMFEST – FESTIVAL DEUTSCHSPRACHIGER FILME PRAG (Short Film Program, Czech Republic)October 21, 2015
  • 16th IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Off-Competition, Turkey)November 17, 2015
  • *NOMINATION GERMAN UP-AND-COMING AWARD*
    13th UP-AND-COMING – INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL HANNOVER (Competition, Germany)November 19, 2015
  • 8th JANA INT’L FILM FETSIVAL FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH 2015 (Official Selection, Beirut, Lebanon)December 10, 2015
  • *BEST FICTION SHORT*
    1st LYON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nominated for the Best Fiction Short, Best Director, France) January 30, 2016
  • 32nd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL “SARAJEVO WINTER 2016” (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 7, 2016
  • *PRESIDENT’S AWARD WINNER*
    4th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, USA) February 26, 2016
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    4th CLUJSHORTS – INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)April 4, 2016
  • 14th THE IVY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rhode Island, USA)April 6, 2016
  • MONSTRONALE FESTIVAL (Children’s Program “Wilde Wesen” (non-competitive section), Halle, Germany)April 8, 2016

Trailer

Crew

Producer
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Director
Bigna Tomschin
Assistant Director
Yasmin Joerg
Screenplay
Bigna Tomschin
Director of Photography
Aurelio Buchwalder
Assistant Camera
Lukas Graf, Pascal Reimann
Editor
Bigna Tomschin
Sound Design
Martin Scheuter
Music
Mario Fuchs

Details

Running Time
09:14
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, HDCam, DigiBeta,.mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
5.1
Website

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