Chuchotage

A Film by Barnabás Tóth

Synopsis

*** SHORTLISTED FOR ACADEMY AWARD 2019 ***

SUSOTÁZS.
During a professional conference in Prague, two simultanous interpreters in the Hungarian booth realize that only one person is listening to them.

Director

  • Picture of Barnabás Tóth © Barnabás Tóth

    Barnabás Tóth

    Independent writer, director and producer since his diploma from Budapest Film School in 2003. Often works in international productions as assistant director. Owns his production company Tadam Film. In his filmography there are shorts (On a train, My Guide etc), animation (Grimm Café), feature (Camembert Rose) and a short documentary film (Hors Pairs). He played in major Hungarian movies in the 80s and 90s.

Awards + Festivals

  • 40th MOSCOW INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)April 19, 2018
  • 23rd PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST AND FILM MARKET (Official Selection, Palm Springs, USA)June 19, 2018
  • *FIRST PRIZE BEST COMEDY SHORT*
    36th FLICKERS' RHODE ISLAND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Providence, USA)August 7, 2018
  • 10th GÄSSLI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Basel, Switzerland)August 20, 2018
  • 1st THE BOULDER FILM AND BREW FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Longmont, CO, USA)September 15, 2018
  • *BEST SHORT FILM*
    1st ROFL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Madrid, Spain)September 15, 2018
  • 8th EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, UK)September 26, 2018
  • *BEST NARRATIVE SHORT*
    4th FOOTCANDLE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hickory, NC, USA)September 28, 2018
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    4th PARKFLIMMERN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Fürstenwalde, Germany)October 3, 2018
  • 8th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE FINE ARTS (Official Selection, Miramar, Puerto Rico)October 4, 2018
  • *BEST ACTOR*
    1st RUSSIAN INDIE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Saint-Petersburg, Russia)October 6, 2018
  • *SILVER MEDAL*
    21th MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, worldwide screenings)October 8, 2018
  • 1st LINZ INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Linz, Austria)October 11, 2018
  • *BEST SHORT FILM ON FUTURE ENERGY*
    18th INNSBRUCK NATURE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Innsbruck, Austria)October 12, 2018
  • *BEST SHORT FILM* *BEST ACTOR* *BEST EDITING* *BEST HAIR & MAKE UP* *BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN* *BEST SCREENPLAY*
    3rd FISHEYE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, High Wycombe, UK)October 11, 2018
  • 15th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Official Selection, Konstanz, Germany)October 20, 2018
  • 16th TOFIFEST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Torun, Poland)October 20, 2018
  • *BEST SHORT FILM*
    3rd CORTOCIRCUITO - SAVIGLIANO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Savigliano, CN, Italy)October 22, 2018
  • 3rd IFF KINENOVA SKOPJE 2018 (International Short Film Competition Program, Skopje, Macedonia)November 3, 2018
  • *WINNER: GRAND AWARD*
    26th ALTER-NATIVE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mures, Romania)November 7, 2018
  • 2nd PITTSBURGH SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pittsburgh, PA, USA)November 14, 2018
  • 2nd COURT EN SCÈNE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Troyes, France)November 16, 2018
  • INTERFILM 34th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)November 20, 2018
  • 2nd BLUE DANUBE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vienna, Austria)November 24, 2018
  • *BEST EURO CINE SHORT*
    KINOFILM - MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manchester, United Kingdom)November 26, 2018
  • 24th LEUVEN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Leuven, Belgium)December 1, 2018
  • 1st KAARYAT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jaipur, India)December 28, 2018
  • 8th GREEN BAY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Green Bay, USA)January 16, 2019
  • VICTORIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Victoria, BC, Canada)February 1, 2019
  • 7th SILK ROAD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dublin, Ireland)February 5, 2019
  • 4th INDIE-LINCS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincolnshire, UK)February 14, 2019
  • 91st ACADEMY AWARDS (Shortlisted for Live Action Short Film, Hollywood, CA, USA)February 25, 2019
  • 8th SHORT. SWEET. FILM FEST (Official Selection, Cleveland, OH, USA)March 1, 2019
  • 14th ANNUAL OMAHA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Omaha, NE, USA)March 5, 2019
  • 43rd CLEVELAND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cleveland, Ohio, USA)March 27, 2019
  • 21st MECAL PRO - BARCELONA INT'L SHORT AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)March 28, 2019
  • 21st INDEPENDENT DAYS - INT'L FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)April 3, 2019
  • 3rd JAIPUR FILM WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, PinkCity, Jaipur, India)April 5, 2019
  • 19th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LANDAU LA.MEKO (Official Selection, Landau, Germany)April 7, 2019
  • 20th CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Madison, Mississippi, USA)April 11, 2019
  • *BEST COMEDY FILM*
    15th WEST CHESTER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wets Chester, PA, USA)April 16, 2019
  • 21st MAUFLIMMERN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Memmingen , Germany)April 20, 2019
  • *BEST SCRIPT*
    5th HUNGARIAN FILMWEEK (Official Selection, Budapest, Hungary)April 22, 2019
  • 22nd BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brussels, Belgium)April 26, 2019
  • 5th INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nicosia, Cyprus)May 6, 2019
  • 9th POSTIRA SEASIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Postira, Croatia)July 23, 2019
  • 4th SHOTS INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia)August 1, 2019
  • 2nd TEGENSTROOM INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Oostburg, The Netherlands)October 17, 2019

Crew

Director
Barnabás Tóth
Screenplay
Barnabás Tóth
Producer
Lajos Tóth, Andrea Kuczkó, Gábor Rajna
Director of Photography
András Szőke Másik
Costume Design
Viki Kazal
Sound
Bálint Zándoki
Editor
Gyula Hegedűs
Music
László Pirisi

Details

Running Time
16:10 min
Shooting Format
Arri Mini, Scope
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
Cinemascope
Sound
Stereo, 5.1 (DCP)

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANIES

Csokonai Art Center & Laokoon Filmgroup

DIRECTOR

Barnabás Tóth
1039 Budapest, Hungary
barnabeka@gmail.com
www.barnabastoth.com