Die Kunst des Verlierens

A Film by David Voss

Synopsis

Christian Bender is a a young and ambitious boxer who has an upcoming decisive boxing match. At home, he takes care of his father, who, after a second stroke, has become a complete invalid. When Christians older brother Michael returns home, he isn’t the help Christian would have hoped for.

Director

  • Picture of David Voss © David Voss

    David Voss

    Born in 1978 in Bremen/Germany. David Voss started his career as an actor in local TV and theatre. After his graduation from school, he began working in film as a Script Supervisor and 1. AD for several years. In 2007, he started his studies at the famous German Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. He was awarded a scholarship to the filmschool La Fémis in Paris.
    His graduation film “The Art of Losing” was nominated for the German Short Film Award in 2014.

Awards + Festivals

  • 48th HOF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)October 23, 2014
  • NOMINATION FOR GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARD 2014
    GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARDOctober 23, 2014
  • 8th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF BUEU (Official Selection, Spain)September 7, 2015
  • 20th PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 7, 2015
  • 8th NAPERVILLE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Illinois, USA)September 12, 2015
  • *BEST SHORT FILM AWARD*
    GEO SAIZESCU INT’L FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Official Selection, Ramnicu, Valcea, Romania)November 12, 2015
  • 21th FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG (Competition, Germany)December 2, 2015
  • 17th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST “KONTRAST” ( Special Program: "Die langen Kurzen" im Forum Phönix, Germany)February 23, 2016
  • 7th BCN SPORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)May 3, 2016
  • SHORTS AT MOONLIGHT KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Frankfurt a.M., Germany)July 20, 2016
  • LISTED IN THE CATALOGUE „GERMAN SHORT FILMS 2015“
    AG KURZFILM – GERMAN SHORT FILM ASSOCIATION

Crew

Producer
Holger Bergmann
Director
David Voss
Screenplay
David Voss
Director of Photography
Jan Prahl
Editor
Yvonne Tetzlaff
Sound-Design
Riewert Petersen, Thomas Navas
Music
Andreas Hartmann, Nayan Soukie

Details

Running Time
30:00
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.39:1 (Scope)
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

FILM SCHOOL & PRODUCTION

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Akademiehof 10
71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany

+49 (0) 7141 - 969 0

info@filmakademie.de