Freigang

A Film by Martin Winter

Synopsis

DAY RELEASE
Single mother Kathi receives day release from prison and finds her three-year-old son, who is living with her unstable mother, in bad circumstances. She is forced to find a way to enable a better future for him, while time is against her, she has to be back in prison at six pm.

Director

  • Picture of Martin Winter © Victoria Herbig

    Martin Winter

    Martin Winter was born in Leipzig, Germany, in 1983. Until 2019 he studied Directing at Filmcollege Vienna. (Directing class: Michael Kreihsl). There, he realized numerous shortfilms and documentaries. The medium length film „Day Release“ is his graduation film.

Awards + Festivals

  • *NOMINATION BEST MEDIUM LENGTH FILM*
    40th FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS (Official Selection, Medium Length Film Competition, German Premiere) January 15, 2019
  • *NOMINATION BEST SHORTFILM*
    22nd DIAGONALE FESTIVAL OF AUSTRIAN FILM (Official Selection, Shortfilm Competition, Austria Premiere, Graz, Austria) March 21, 2019
  • *NOMINEE HEART OF SARAJEVO AWARD FOR BEST STUDENT FILM*
    25th SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)August 16, 2019
  • 9th SLUM FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nairobi, Kenya)August 23, 2019
  • *NOMINEE MEDIUM LENGTH FILM* *NOMINEE GÖTZ-GEORGE-NACHWUCHSPREIS FOR ANNA SUK*
    20th FIRST STEPS AWARD (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)September 9, 2019
  • *WINNER BEST STUDENT FEATURE FILM*
    4th CIUDAD DEL ESTE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay)September 18, 2019
  • *NOMINATION BEST SHORT FILM DRAMA*
    4th TRUJILLO INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Trujillo, Peru)September 26, 2019
  • *NOMINATION BEST SHORT FILM*
    14th ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Orlando, FL, USA)October 17, 2019
  • *NOMINATION LOUIS LE PRINCE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM AWARD*
    33rd LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Leeds, England)November 6, 2019
  • *NOMINATION LASZLO KOVACS STUDENT AWARD*
    27th EnergaCAMERIMAGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Torun, Poland)November 9, 2019
  • *NOMINATION BEST ACTRESS*
    13th GRAND OFF WORLD INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Warsaw, Poland)November 28, 2019

Crew

Director
Martin Winter
Screenplay
Sebastian Schmidl
Producer
Victoria Herbig, Sebastian Schmidl
Director of Photography
Aram Baroian
Art Direction
Sophia Wöss, Sanja Halb
Costume Design
Marlene Pleyl
Sound
Markus Ortner
Editor
Sebastian Schmidl, Martin Winter
Sound Design
Valentin Königshofer
Music
Valentin Martins

Cast

Kathi
Anna Suk
Eva
Birgit Linauer
Robert
Patrick Schmidl
Sylvia
Daniela Zacherl
Christopher
Christopher Legedza

Details

Running Time
35 min
Shooting Format
RED Dragon 5K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.39:1
Sound
Surround 5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

Die Wiener Volkshochschulen GmbH
Lustkandlgasse 50
1090 Wien, Austria



PRODUCER

Victoria Herbig

+43 660 4095008
herbig@gmx.at
www.victoriaherbig.com/

DIRECTOR

Martin Winter

+43 660 4816828
martin.winter1983@gmail.com