Eye For An Eye

A Film by Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi and Louise Peter

Synopsis

Frederick Baer spent over a decade on death row in Indiana State Prison. He is still waiting for his death penalty to be executed. Hand-drawn animated Documentary about a murderers time on death row and the conflicts about his guilt and destiny.

Director

  • Picture of Steve Bache © Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter

    Steve Bache

    was born 1990 in Pirna. Vocational training as a design assistant after finishing High School. Started studying directing at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in 2014.





  • Mahyar Goudarzi

    was born 1992 in Düsseldorf. Studied Applied Media Science in Cologne after finishing High School, completed internships in film and television industry and did editorial work for various television formats. Started studying directing at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in 2014.

  • Louise Peter

    was born 1982 in Berlin. Internships in theater, film and media industry after finishing High School, studied Philosophy and Theater, Film and Media Science in Vienna, finished her acting degree in Berlin and worked as a freelance actress for film and theater. Started studying screenplay at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in 2014.

Awards + Festivals

  • 7th CHALON TOUT COURT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, France) February 22, 2016
  • **SHORT TIGER 2016**
    SHORT TIGER AWARD PRESENTATION CEREMONY 2016 (Berlin, Germany)March 17, 2016
  • *WINNER IN CATEGORY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION*
    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
  • 6th ANIMATED MOVIES FESTIVAL ANIMOCJE (Main Competition for the Best Animated movie award, Bydgoszcz, Poland)April 18, 2016
  • 4th BIOBIOCINE, FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CONCEPCÍON 2016 (Students Documentary, Chile)April 19, 2016
  • 8th ANNUAL SENE FILM, MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rhode Island, USA)April 19, 2016
  • 17th NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)April 21, 2016
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    8th LEIDEN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM EXPERIENCE (Official Selection, Leiden, The Netherlands)April 29, 2016
  • INT’L FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILMS ANIFILM 2016 (Int'l Competition of Student Films, Trebon, Czech Republic)May 3, 2016
  • 9th PHILADELPHIA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, PA, USA)May 4, 2016
  • 4th CHANGING PERSPECTIVES INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)May 5, 2016
  • 44th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)May 13, 2016
  • 51st WERKSTATT DER JUNGEN FILMSZENE (Competition, Wiesbaden, Germany)May 13, 2016
  • 16 IFF – 16 INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS 2016 (Official Selection, Pink City, Jaipur, India)May 15, 2016
  • 69th FESTIVAL DE CANNES (France, GERMAN FILMS NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER PROGRAM)May 16, 2016
  • *BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY*
    2nd DOCUTIFF – TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Albania)June 1, 2016
  • STUDENT CUTS 2016 (Official Selection, Maribor, Slovenia)June 1, 2016
  • 19th BROOKLYN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, USA)June 3, 2016
  • ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATEDFILM FESTIVAL 2016(Graduation films in competition category, France) June 5, 2016
  • 20th NYC PICTURESTART FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)June 5, 2016
  • 9th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Animation, Porto, Portugal)June 8, 2016
  • *STUDENT DOC AWARD NOMINEE*
    SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST 2016 (Official Selection, UK)June 10, 2016
  • *SILBERNER STORCH FÜR DEN BESTEN KURZDOKUMENTARFILM*
    10th WENDLAND SHORTS (Sektion Doku, Germany)June 17, 2016
  • 16th MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Documentary Section, Australia)June 19, 2016
  • EEFF 2016 – EAST END FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)June 23, 2016
  • 14th GDANSK DOCFILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Gdansk, Poland) June 23, 2016
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    HIGHLIGHTS 2016 FILMAKADEMIE LUDWIGSBURG (Germany)July 18, 2016
  • 19th GUANAJUATO INT’L FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection Short Documentary Category, México)July 22, 2016
  • 18th FESTCURTASBH – BELO HORIZONTE INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Section: Animation Exhibition, Brazil)August 5, 2016
  • 15th DOKUFEST – INT'L DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Prizren, Kosovo)August 5, 2016
  • 17th LUCANIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Matera, Italy)August 10, 2016
  • 8th SHORTYNALE KURZFILMFESTIVAL (German-Speaking Competition, Klosterneuburg, Austria)August 17, 2016
  • 3rd SAMYAK INT’L SHORT FILM & DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Pune, India)August 19, 2016
  • 27th SAO PAULO INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brasil)August 24, 2016
  • 9th MOSAIC WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rockford, Illinois, USA)August 26, 2016
  • 2nd SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL 2016/BOSA ANIMATION AWARD (Official Selection, Bosa, Sardinia, Italy)September 1, 2016
  • 20th LOS ANGELES INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – LA SHORTS FEST (Official Selection, USA)September 1, 2016
  • *PRESIDENT’S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA)September 5, 2016
  • *BEST SHORT ANIMATION FILM PRIZE*
    13th JAMESON CINEFEST MISKOLC INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Main Competition, Hungary) September 9, 2016
  • 6th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (National Competition, Oderaue, Germany)September 10, 2016
  • 3rd FIRST STEP FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tirana, Albania)September 14, 2016
  • 10th ATHENS INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL PSAROKOKALO (Official Selection, Greece) September 15, 2016
  • 16th FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS BUENOS AIRES (NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER 2016, Buenos Aires, Argentina)September 15, 2016
  • 43rd STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS (Finalist Foreign Animation Category, USA)September 23, 2016
  • 9th ANIMASIVO, MEXICO CITY CONTEMORARY ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Mexico City, Mexico)September 28, 2016
  • 8th SEOUL INT’L EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE & FILM FESTIVAL (SESIFF) (Int’l Extreme-Short Film Competition, South Korea)September 29, 2016
  • 4th SUNSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL WEST (Official Selection, Hermosa Beach, CA, USA)September 29, 2016
  • 5th FINGAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dublin, Ireland)September 30, 2016
  • 10th KINOFEST INT’L DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL (World Panorama, Bucharest, Romania)October 1, 2016
  • 13th FILMFEST EBERSWALDE (Animation Competition, Germany)October 2, 2016
  • 21st FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS IN PARIS (NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER 2016, France)October 5, 2016
  • 10th ANIMATOU – INT'L ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Seleciton, Genf, Schweiz)October 6, 2016
  • 2nd REX ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Stockholm, Sweden)October 13, 2016
  • 3rd STIFF – STUDENT INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rijeka, Croatia)October 13, 2016
  • 11th DOCSDF – THE INT’L DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL OF MEXICO CITY (”INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM” Category, Mexico) October 13, 2016
  • 12th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE DE LA PLATA FESTI-FREAK (Official Selection, La Plata, Argentina) October 14, 2016
  • 33rd BOGOTA FILM FESTIVAL (Animation Category (non competitive section), Colombia)October 18, 2016
  • 17th KERRY FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Competition, Ireland)October 19, 2016
  • 5th PRIMANIMA HUNGARY (Official Selection, Budaörs, Hungary)October 19, 2016
  • 11th ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Orlando, FL, USA)October 19, 2016
  • LVIV INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL SPECIAL SCREENING (Selection of German short films, Lviv, Ukraine)October 20, 2016
  • 9th NORTHERN WAVE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rif, Iceland)October 21, 2016
  • 36th CAMBRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL (Next Generation Short Tiger Selection of 2016, UK)October 26, 2016
  • DUNGOG FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, NSW, Australia)October 27, 2016
  • 3rd PIGRECOZEN FILMFEST (Official Selection, Ancona, Italy)October 28, 2016
  • 8th REANIMANIA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM AND COMICS ART FESTIVAL OF YEREVAN (Official Selection, Armenia)October 28, 2016
  • 6th KUANDU INT’L ANIMATION FESTIVAL (KDIAF) (Choice Program, Taipei, Taiwan)October 30, 2016
  • *BEST ANIMATION AWARD*
    12th EARLY BIRD - INT'L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)November 1, 2016
  • *BEST DOCUMENTARY*
    1st BUCHAREST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Human Rights Section, Bucharest, Romania)November 1, 2016
  • 46th ALCINE – THE ALCALÁ DE HENARES / COMMUNIDAD DE MADRID FILM FESTIVAL (European Competition, Spain)November 4, 2016
  • 33rd TEHRAN INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Category “German Short Films”, Iran)November 8, 2016
  • 6th WEYAUWEGA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wisconsin, USA)November 9, 2016
  • 27th KINOFEST LÜNEN (Official Selection, Germany)November 10, 2016
  • 32nd INTERFILM – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Documentary Competition, Germany)November 13, 2016
  • 15th MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Miami, FL, USA)November 14, 2016
  • 32nd INTERFILM – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (“Be A Better Being: Self versus System” Competition, Germany)November 14, 2016
  • MANCHESTER ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Manchester, UK)November 15, 2016
  • 16th FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Germany)November 16, 2016
  • 58th INT’L FESTIVAL OF DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM OF BILBAO ZINEBI (Competition Section, Bilbao, Spain)November 18, 2016
  • 29th EXGROUND FILMFEST (Int’l Short Film Competition, Wiesbaden, Germany)November 18, 2016
  • 37th EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF VILLEURBANNE (Digital Pictures Competition, France)November 18, 2016
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN ANTEATERS (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 18, 2016
  • 39th POITIERS FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Selection, TAP et TAP Castille, Poitiers, France)November 25, 2016
  • 22nd FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG (Official Selection, Stuttgart, Germany)November 30, 2016
  • 57th FESTIVAL DEI POPOLI – INT’L DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Screening, Florence, Italy)November 30, 2016
  • 15th FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS MOSKAU (NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER 2016, Russia)November 30, 2016
  • 13th “KINOPROBA” INT’L FILM SCHOOL FESTIVAL & WORKSHOPS (Official Selection, Jekaterinburg, Russia)December 1, 2016
  • 14th LONDON INT’L ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK) December 2, 2016
  • 14th BOGOTÁ SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - BOGOSHORTS (Official Selection, Colombia)December 6, 2016
  • 16th INT’L FILM FESTIVAL WATCH DOCS. HUMAN RIGHTS IN FILM (Official Selection, Warsaw, Poland)December 9, 2016
  • 6th WINTER FILM AWARDS INDIE FILM FESTIVAL (Animated Film Competition, New York, USA)February 23, 2017
  • RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES PARIS / BERLIN (Video Library Programme, France)March 13, 2017
  • 18th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)March 15, 2017
  • 23th INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMWOCHE REGENSBURG (German Competition, Germany)March 15, 2017
  • 2nd TRANSILVANIA SHORTS (INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL) (Official Selection, Romania)March 15, 2017
  • 29th FILMFEST DRESDEN (Special Program, Germany)April 4, 2017
  • INDEPENDENT DAYS | 17Tth INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)April 5, 2017
  • 19th MAUFLIMMERN KURZFILMFEST (Official Selection, Memmingen, Germany)April 15, 2017
  • 48th NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tennessee, USA)April 20, 2017
  • 20th DOCSBARCELONA - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (ShortDocs Animats, Spain)May 18, 2017
  • 13th INDIE-ANIFEST (Official Selection, Seoul, Republic of Korea)September 21, 2017
  • 7th INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF CYPRUS (Official Selection, Cyprus)October 14, 2017
  • SHNIT WORLDWIDE SHORTFILMFESTIVAL (International Competition, Bern, Switzerland)October 18, 2017
  • QUELLINALE 2017 (Official Selection, Germany)October 27, 2017
  • 1st FIC AUTOR - AUTHOR'S INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México)November 10, 2017
  • FBW (GERMAN FILM AND MEDIA REVIEW): SEAL OF APPROVAL: 'HIGHLY RECOMMENDED'
    FBW (DEUTSCHEN FILMBEWERTUNGSSTELLE): PRÄDIKAT: 'BESONDERS WERTVOLL'

Crew

Director
Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter
Screenplay
Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter
Associative Producer
Markus Kaatsch
Direction/Animation
Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter
Additional Animation
Fynn Große-Bley, Eddy Hohf, Eugen Merher, Andreas Pfeiffer, Dhara Mahajan, Lea Najjar
Editor
Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter
Sound Design
Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter

Details

Running Time
04:25
Shooting Format
Animation – Rotoscopy
Sceening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
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, DISTRIBUTION & PRODUCTION

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Akademiehof 10
71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany

Contact Person: Eva Steegmayer
+49 (0) 7141 - 969 103

festivals@filmakademie.de