Der alte Mann und die Katze

A Film by Damian Schipporeit

Synopsis

THE OLD MAN AND THE CAT

Out of a profound longing for company and social contacts, an old, lonely man fantasises about a perfect world. Together with his imaginary cat he celebrates his 80th birthday. Suddenly the doorbell rings. His young, pretty neighbour is standing at the door.

Director

  • Picture of Damian Schipporeit © Damian Schipporeit

    Damian Schipporeit

    Damian Schipporeit, born 1978 in Soest (Germany), started out as a media designer in Hamburg, and moved to Hannover due to the cast&cut scholarship in 2007. He founded FILMBLICK Hannover in 2009. Director, editor, producer in the field of feature films, documentaries and format development.

Awards + Festivals

  • *BEST FILM* *BEST SCREENPLAY*
    4th KOLKATA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)August 2, 2015
  • 35th CAMBRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)September 3, 2015
  • 20th PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 9, 2015
  • 11th KURZFILMFESTIVAL „FILMSALAT“ (Competition, Bremen, Germany)September 11, 2015
  • SEOUL INTERNATIONAL EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE&FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Competition, South Korea)September 17, 2015
  • 30th UNABHÄNGIGES FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK (Short Film Competition, Germany)October 7, 2015
  • 16th KERRY FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Competition, Ireland)October 21, 2015
  • 12th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Competition, Germany)October 24, 2015
  • COLCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Competition, UK)October 24, 2015
  • 10th SCENECS - THE INTERNATIONAL DEBUT FILM FESTIVAL (Sneak Peak Screening, Netherlands)November 8, 2015
  • 9th NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (NDUIFF) (Official Selection, Lebanon) November 15, 2015
  • REFLECTA FILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Frankfurt, Germany)November 27, 2015
  • *GOLD AWARD IN FOREIGN FILM COMPETITION*
    CALIFORNIA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, San Diego, CA, USA) December 30, 2015
  • 26th BAMBERGER KURZFILMTAGE (Feature Competition, Germany)January 25, 2016
  • NOMINIERUNG BLAUE BLUME PREIS / NOMINATION BLAUE BLUME AWARD (Berlin, Germany)February 10, 2016
  • 6th FiLUMS’16 INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pakistan)February 12, 2016
  • 2nd GÖTTINGER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)February 26, 2016
  • *BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S AWARD WINNER*
    4th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, USA) February 26, 2016
  • 17th SCHWEINFURTER KURZFILMTAGE (Competition, Germany)March 24, 2016
  • 18th INDEPENDENT DAYS INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL (Section: ""Low-Budget-Wettbewerb", Karlsruhe, Germany)March 30, 2016
  • 17th CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jackson, Mississippi)March 30, 2016
  • 10th BUFFALO NIAGARA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, NY, USA)April 1, 2016
  • 4th CLUJSHORTS – INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)April 4, 2016
  • 21st PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, FL, USA)April 6, 2016
  • 10th TAOS SHORTZ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Taos, New Mexico, USA)April 7, 2016
  • 15th TIBURON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)April 8, 2016
  • 17th NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)April 21, 2016
  • HOLLYWORMS – 4th LANGE KURZFILMTAG (Screening, Worms, Germany)April 23, 2016
  • 8th LEIDEN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM EXPERIENCE (Official Selection, Leiden, The Netherlands)April 29, 2016
  • 4th CHANGING PERSPECTIVES INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)May 5, 2016
  • 8th FILM FEST PETALUMA (Official Selection, CA, USA)May 7, 2016
  • 16 IFF – 16 INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS 2016 (Official Selection, Pink City, Jaipur, India)May 15, 2016
  • NEAR NAZARETH FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Afula, Israel)May 18, 2016
  • FASTNET FILM FESTIVAL (Main Venues, Distributed Cinema programme, Ireland)May 25, 2016
  • 10th HIGH DESERT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nevada, USA)May 27, 2016
  • 10th FESTIVAL ALTO VICENTINO – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santorso, Italy)June 14, 2016
  • 23th RÜSSELSHEIMER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Germany)June 18, 2016
  • 20th BUCHEON INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Korea)July 21, 2016
  • 13th FILM SHARING LOW & NO BUDGET SHORT FILM FESTIVAL TOUR 2016 (Official Selection, several locations, Germany)July 30, 2016
  • *NOMINATED FOR BEST SHORT*
    9th NAPERVILLE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Naperville, Illinois, USA)September 10, 2016
  • 9th FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Official Selection, Germany)October 3, 2016
  • 3rd NAVI MUMBAI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Professional Shorts Category, Navi Mumbai, India)December 14, 2016
  • 2nd BOYNTON BEACH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Best of Palm Beach Int'l FF 2016, Boynton Beach, Florida, USA)April 17, 2018

Crew

Producer
Damian Schipporeit, Christian Kelm, Kyra Hartig
Director
Damian Schipporeit
Screenplay
Uli Klingenschmitt
Director of Photography
Andrés Marder
Editor
Stefan Weiß
Sound-Design
Henrik Cordes
Music
André Feldhaus

Details

Running Time
10:00
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.35
Sound
Stereo / Dolby 5.1

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

FILMBLICK Produktion Hannover GbR
Damian Schipporeit
Eleonorenstraße 18 | Aufgang 2
30449 Hannover

+49 (0) 05 11 - 99998402

schipporeit@filmblick-hannover.de
www.filmblick-hannover.de