Familienzuwachs

A Film by Teresa Hoerl

Synopsis

MODERN FAMILY
“Modern Family”, tells the story of Manni and Renate, a middle aged German couple, living in the Hessian countryside. Their life is turned upside down, when a family of refugees from Syria is moving in with them.

Director

  • Picture of Teresa Hoerl © Teresa Hoerl

    Teresa Hoerl

    Born and raised in rural Bavaria, Teresa Hoerl was passionate about theatre, dance, and the fine arts from an early age. In 2004 she started her studies in theatre and drama at Munich and London University. 2006/2007 she showed her first live art projects, stage productions and video installations at Harold Pinter Drama Studio in London. Teresa Hoerl received her Master of Arts in 2009 and started further studies in film directing at the University of Television and Film in Munich. So far, she directed several short films, commercial films and music videos. In 2017 she released her short film "Familienzuwachs" and won the Hessian film award.

Awards + Festivals

  • *WINNER BEST SHORTFILM*
    HESSIAN FILM AWARD (Shortfilm Competition, Frankfurt, Germany)October 13, 2017
  • 51st INTERNATIONALE HOFER FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Hof, Germany)October 25, 2017
  • *WINNER OF THE "ERSTER GANG" COMPETITION*
    28th KINOFEST LÜNEN (Competition "Erster Gang" for mid-length films, Lünen, Germany)November 23, 2017
  • 47th MOLODIST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Kiev, Ukraine)May 27, 2018
  • 1st PORTO FEMME INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Porto, Portugal)May 30, 2018
  • 12th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL PSAROKOKALO (Official Selection, Piraeus, Greece)July 20, 2018
  • 8th POSTIRA SEASIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Postira, Croatia)July 24, 2018
  • 3rd SHORTS: INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia)August 2, 2018
  • 11th FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Official Selection, Irsee, Germany)October 1, 2018

Crew

Director
Teresa Hoerl
Screenplay
Teresa Hoerl
Producer
Markus Mayr, Ingrid Silbernagl
Director of Photography
Johannes Brugger
Art Direction
Susanna Haneder
Costume Design
Franziska Karg
Sound
Edwin Akopomuje
Editor
Teresa Hoerl
Sound Design
Philip Hutter
Sound Mixing
Andreas Goldbrunner
Music
Martin Mayr

Details

Running Time
33min, 24fps
Shooting Format
Digital, Sony F55, 4K
Screening Format
DCP 2K, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9 letterboxed to 1:2.39 (cinemascope)
Sound
5.1 and 2.0

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL/DISTRIBUTION

HFF München
Festivalkoordination, z.H. Tina Janker
Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1
80333 München, Germany

t.janker@hff-muc.de
www.hff-muc.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

MÄKSMY Films UG
Bavariafilmplatz 7
82031 Grünwald, Germany

+49 89 64 98 12 02

info@maeksmy.com

PRODUCER

Markus Mayr

+49 160 68 53 651

markus@maeksmy.com

CO-PRODUCERS

Bayerischer Rundfunk (Claudia Gladziejewski)
Pantaleon Films (Dan Maag)
Kaissar Film (Khaled Kaissar und Tobias M. Huber)

DIRECTOR

Teresa Hoerl

+49 176 31140420

teresahoerl@gmx.de
www.teresahoerl.com