Driven

A Film by Johannes Bachmann

Synopsis

A woman, in a car, in the woods, at night. She’s driven by something. She’s scared. She hits something with her car. She flees, not knowing from what. She’s driven by fear.

Director

  • Picture of Johannes Bachmann © Johannes Bachmann

    Johannes Bachmann

    Johannes Bachmann (*1992) grew up in Munich in a Swiss musician family and shot his first movies with Lego figures at the age of 9. After his graduation he began to study Theater Studies, dropped out and completed different internships in film companies. Since 2012 he has been studying „Bachelor of Arts in Film“ at the Zurich University of Arts. Besides directing his own movies he also works as a DoP and editor. Occasionally Johannes works as an actor in German television productions.

Awards + Festivals

  • SHNIT INTERNATIONAL SHORTFILMFESTIVAL (National Competition “SWISS MADE 2015”, Switzerland)October 7, 2015
  • 48th SITGES – INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL OF CATALONIA (Official Selection, Spain)October 9, 2015
  • 49th INTERNATIONALE HOFER FILMTAGE (Competition, Germany)October 20, 2015
  • 4th DELHI SHORTS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India) November 1, 2015
  • 6th ZINEMA ZOMBIE FEST 2015 – INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL AND TERRORNovember 6, 2015
  • 16th IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Off-Competition, Turkey)November 17, 2015
  • 1st UNDERGROUND FILMFEST (Official Selection, various locations in Germany, US and UK) November 18, 2015
  • YOUKI – INTERNATIONAL YOUTH MEDIA FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Wels, Austria)November 20, 2015
  • 13th INT’L FESTIVAL SIGNES DE NUIT (Official Selection, Paris, France)November 26, 2015
  • 14th INT’L FESTIVAL “ALMERIÁ EN CORTO” (Non competitive section 'Noche golfa', Spain)December 1, 2015
  • *EDITING PRIZE*
    19th CINEMAIUBIT INT’L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Fiction Competition, Bucharest, Romania)December 2, 2015
  • 18th SPOKANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)January 29, 2016
  • ORIGINAL NARRATIVE: STUDENT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL DUBAI (Fiction Category, Dubai, UAE) February 6, 2016
  • 32nd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL “SARAJEVO WINTER 2016” (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 7, 2016
  • GENRENALE4 FILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Berlin, Germany)February 17, 2016
  • 2nd GÖTTINGER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)February 26, 2016
  • 17th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST “KONTRAST” (Competition, Germany)February 26, 2016
  • *BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S AWARD WINNER*
    4th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, USA) February 26, 2016
  • 2nd INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL KOLKATA (Official Selection, Kolkata, India)March 6, 2017
  • 12th AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Non-competitive section ’Perspective’, Turkey)March 7, 2016
  • 18th MECAL – INT’L SHORT FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL OF BARCELONA (Horror program, Barcelona, Spain) March 9, 2016
  • 17th BUNTER HUND – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL MUNICH (Competition, Germany)March 10, 2016
  • 32nd EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL OF LILLE (Official Selection, France)March 11, 2016
  • SCHWEIZER FILMPREIS – WOCHE DER NOMINIERTEN (Screening, Geneva, Switzerland)March 15, 2016
  • SCHWEIZER FILMPREIS – WOCHE DER NOMINIERTEN (Screening, Zurich, Switzerland)March 17, 2016
  • 5th UTAH FILM AWARDS (Nominated for Best International Short Film, USA)March 21, 2016
  • 34th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Uruguay)March 22, 2016
  • 4th FESTIVAL Y’A UN OS DANS LE POTAGE (Short Film Competition, Bourg-en-Bresse, France)March 24, 2016
  • 17th SCHWEINFURTER KURZFILMTAGE (Competition, Germany)March 24, 2016
  • MAHARASHTRA INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mumbai, India)March 25, 2016
  • 4th HEADWATERS FILM FEST 2016 (Official Selection, Bemidji, Minnesota, USA)April 1, 2016
  • 4th CLUJSHORTS – INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)April 4, 2016
  • 11th KINOKI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL 2016(Official Selection, México City, México)April 4, 2016
  • 6th CAPITAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL (CCFF) (Official Selection, USA)April 6, 2016
  • *PLATINUM REMI AWARD*
    49th ANNUAL WORLDFEST HOUSTON (Official Selection, Texas, USA) April 8, 2016
  • 6th NEW VISION INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition Program, Kiev, Ukraine)April 15, 2016
  • 11th MYRTLE BEACH INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA)April 20, 2016
  • 18th INT’L FILM FESTIVAL OF DETECTIVE FILMS DETECTIVEFEST (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)April 20, 2016
  • HOLLYWORMS – 4th LANGE KURZFILMTAG (Screening, Worms, Germany)April 23, 2016
  • 44th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)May 13, 2016
  • FILM LEBEN FESTIVAL 2016 (Category Crime Film/Thriller, Ilmenau, Germany)May 18, 2016
  • 20MIN|MAX INTERNATIONAL SHORTFILMFESTIVAL (Wettbewerbsrolle 2, Ingolstadt, Germany)June 7, 2016
  • 29th FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL OF VÉBRON (Official Selection, France)June 20, 2016
  • THE CINEMA CITY INT'L FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Novi Sad, Serbia)June 25, 2016
  • 16th NEUCHÂTEL INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Swiss Shorts Competition, Neuchâtel, Switzerland)July 1, 2016
  • FILMFESTIVAL OBERURSEL (Competition, Germany)August 20, 2016
  • 12th BUDAPEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Information Section, Hungary)August 30, 2016
  • 13th CORTO CREATIVO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mexico)August 31, 2016
  • 8th GÄSSLI FILMFESTIVAL 2016 (Competition, Basel, Switzerland)September 3, 2016
  • 24th FILMFEST MALANS 2016 (Official Selection, Malans, Switzerland)September 3, 2016
  • 3rd FIRST STEP FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tirana, Albania)September 14, 2016
  • 1st INN KURZFILMFESTIVAL BRAUNAU (Short Film Competition, Austria) September 23, 2016
  • 8th SEOUL INT’L EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE & FILM FESTIVAL (SESIFF) (Non-Competition “Bloody Night”, South Korea)September 29, 2016
  • INDIGO-FILMFEST (Competition, Germany)October 14, 2016
  • 15th INT’L STUDENT AND VIDEO FESTIVAL OF BEIJING FILM ACADEMY (Official Selection, China) October 16, 2016
  • 31st UNABHÄNGIGES FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK (Official Selection, Germany)October 19, 2016
  • 15th HYPERFEST INT’L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cinema Europa, Bucharest, Romania)October 26, 2016
  • 9th POST MORTEM INTERNATIONAL HORROR AND BIZARRE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Aguascalientes, Mexico)October 27, 2016
  • 3rd PIGRECOZEN FILMFEST (Official Selection, Ancona, Italy)October 28, 2016
  • TWISTED HORROR PICTURE SHOW 2016 (Official Selection, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA)October 29, 2016
  • 5th MEDELLIN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – FICME (Official Selection, Medellin, Colombia)November 2, 2016
  • 9th RAZOR REEL FLANDERS FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Section, Bruges, Belgium)November 10, 2016
  • 32nd INTERFILM – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Nightmares Section, Germany)November 13, 2016
  • FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 2016 (Competition, Munich, Germany) November 13, 2016
  • *2nd PRIZE IN SHORT DRAMA FILMS COMPETITION*
    8th BAGHDAD FILMFEST (Official Selection, Iraq)December 1, 2016
  • 2nd MUESTRA DE CORTOMETRAJES DE LA CUNA (Official Selection, Elche, Alicante, Spain)December 11, 2016
  • SWEET AS FILM FESTIVAL DECEMBER’S EDITION (Official Selection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)December 22, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 4th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJES DE TERROR Y FANTÁSTICO "LA VIEJA ENCINA" (Official Selection, Sevilla, Spain)January 19, 2017
  • 12th DIECIMINUTI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ceccano, Italy)January 24, 2017
  • IBIZACINEFEST 2017 (Official Selection, Spain)January 26, 2017
  • FILMREIHE “WEIRD WEDNESDAY 0711” (Supporting Fim, Stuttgart, Germany)February 15, 2017
  • 12th AURORA: FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE HORROR DE GUANAJUATO (Official Selection, Guanajuato, Mexico)February 27, 2017
  • 33rd EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL OF LILLE (Special screening "Fright Night", France)March 16, 2017
  • 1st MADEIRA FANTASTIC FILMFEST (Official Selection, Madeira Island, Portugal)March 22, 2017
  • 1st FESTIVAL DE CINE DE SAN LORENZO (Official Selection, Paraguay)April 14, 2017
  • 23rd FANT - FESTIVAL DE CINE FANTÀSTICO DE BILBAO (Official Selection, Spain)May 5, 2017
  • 8th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)May 10, 2017
  • 3rd NASSAU FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Princeton, New Jersey, USA)May 20, 2017
  • 1st SIXTH SENSE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL (Out-of-Competition, Mumbai, India)May 20, 2017
  • 2nd LESS 15 MIN MINIMOVIE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, MovieScreenPro, Online)May 26, 2017
  • 1st INT'L INDEPENDENT PERMANENT MEMORIES FESTIVA 2017 (Official Selection, Italy)June 8, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 12th DER PHANTASTISCHE TRASHFILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kassel, Germany)June 23, 2017
  • *PRIZE OF CRITICS*
    4th FIRENZE FILMCORTI FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Italy)July 1, 2017
  • FESTIVAL PTIT CLAP 2017 (Official Selection, Paris, France)July 3, 2017
  • 3rd MONTEVIDEO WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Uruguay)July 13, 2017
  • 6th FESTIVAL TOURNEZ-COURT (Official Competition, Saint-Etienne, France)September 30, 2017
  • 1st ANATOMY:CRIME-HORROR INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athen, Greece)October 29, 2017
  • 5th COLCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)November 3, 2017
  • 2nd MALTA FILM EXPO 2018 (Official Selection, San Gwann, Malta)September 1, 2018

Trailer

Crew

Producer
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Director
Johannes Bachmann
Screenplay
Johannes Bachmann
Director of Photography
Sarah Jüstrich
Editor
Norbert Kottmann
Sound Design
Remie Blaser
Music
Yukio Elien Lanz

Details

Running Time
9:15
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.35
Sound
Auro 3D 11.1, Dolby 5.1, Stereo
Website

Contact

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FILMSCHOOL & PRODUCTION

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK
Bachelor Of Arts in Film
Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
8031 Zürich, Switzerland

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