Die Lizenz

A Film by Nora Fingscheidt

Synopsis

After two years of waiting, Adam and Ellas first part of the application for a „licence to procreate“ has been successfully reviewed. To complete the process, the request is followed up with an obligatory and final interview in the intimacy of their home. Their fate is now in the hands of the government clerk Gudrun Paschke.

Director

  • Picture of Nora Fingscheidt © Philip Leutert

    Nora Fingscheidt

    Born in 1983, Nora Fingscheidt grew up in Germany and Argentina. She worked for film festivals such as Berlinale and International Short Film Festival interfilm Berlin. Later Nora became board member of the self-organized film school filmArche e.V. with which she organized international youth projects and also directed three shorts. In 2007 she was trained as an acting coach under Sigrid Andersson. The following year she began her studies in film directing at Film Academy Baden-Württemberg. Her film school short film SYNCOPE was nominated for the German Short Film Award 2011. In 2012 she received a scholarship to participate in a film-studies exchange program at UCLA in Los Angeles. BOULEVARD’S END, shot in Venice Beach, has played in more then 40 festivals, its U.S. premiere took place at the 46th New Directors/New Films. WITHOUT THIS WORLD was her diploma film. At the moment she is in pre-production for SYSTEM CRASHER, a project she has spent the past three years researching and developing. The Berlin-based talent agency Homebase has represented her since 2014.

Awards + Festivals

  • 15th SHORTS AT MOONLIGHT (Official Selection, Frankfurt, Germany)July 12, 2017
  • 24th OPENEYES FILMFEST (Official Selection, Marburg, Germany)July 20, 2017
  • 5th KRALJEVSKI FILMSKI FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kraljevo, Serbia)August 31, 2017
  • 22nd PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)August 31, 2017
  • 18th CALGARY INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)September 20, 2017
  • 10th CYBORG FILM FESTIVAL (Not Competitive Section CyBorg OFF, Umbria, Tuscany and Liguria, Italy)September 22, 2017
  • 1st ANATOMY:CRIME-HORROR INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athen, Greece)October 29, 2017
  • 13th EARLY BIRD INT'L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)November 1, 2017
  • 32nd BREST EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, France)November 7, 2017
  • FENÊTRES SUR COURTS SHORT-FILM FESTIVAL (European Competition, Dijon, France)November 11, 2017
  • 17th FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Germany)November 15, 2017
  • 14th MANCHESTER INT'L SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)November 20, 2017
  • LA PELLICULE ENSORCELÈE - JANUARY 2018 (Official Selection, Reims & Charleville-Mezieres, France)January 16, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Lisa Glock
Producer
Filmakademie Baden Württemberg / La Fémis, Franziska Sonder, Tine Verbist
Director
Nora Fingscheidt
Director of Photography
Philip Leutert
Art Direction
Marta Magdalena Jeszke
Costume Design
Ulé Barcelos, Marina Doroschkov
Sound
Thomas De Filippi, Moritz Drath
Editor
Jann Anderegg
Sound Design
Tobias Wilhelmer, Marc Eyrich
Music
Moritz Laux

Details

Running Time
10:27 min.
Shooting Format
Alexa, 1:2,35
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.39:1
Sound
5.1 Surround

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

SALES AGENCY

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
Akademiehof 10
71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany

Anne Christine Knoth
+49 7141 969 82501

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
Akademiehof 10
71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany

Anne Christine Knoth
+49 7141 969 82501

Franziska Sonder:
+41 79 793 32 85

Tine.franziska@gmail.com

DIRECTOR

Nora Fingscheidt
Hospitalstraße 42
71634 Ludwigsburg, Germany

nora.fingscheidt@gmx.de
tine.franziska@gmail.com