Golden

A Film by Kai Stänicke

Synopsis

A tale of being different – and growing up.

Director

  • Picture of Kai Stänicke © Kai Stänicke

    Kai Stänicke

    Born 1986 in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. While studying Film- & TV Production in Dortmund, he directed his first short films. After receiving his Diploma, Kai Stänicke worked for X Filme Creative Pool in Berlin and on set of various productions as Assistant Director and Assistant Set Manager. Since 2011 Kai has been producing and directing short films and music videos.

Awards + Festivals

  • BERLINER KURZFILMROLLE (Screening, Berlin, Germany)May 29, 2015
  • 39th FRAMELINE: THE SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)June 18, 2015
  • *BEST EDITING*
    9th FESTIVAL ALTO VICENTINO – INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)June 21, 2015
  • 12th OUTFEST PERÚ – FESTIVAL DE CINE GAY, LÉSBICO, TRANS, BI (Official Selection, Peru)June 22, 2015
  • 7th FREDERICK FILM FESTIVAL (Evening of LGBT Films, Maryland, USA)June 26, 2015
  • FIRE!! MOSTRA INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA GAI Y LESBIÀ (Official Selection, Spain)July 1, 2015
  • OUTFEST 2015: LOS ANGELES LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)July 9, 2015
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    12th FMK INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Italy)July 14, 2015
  • 36th DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (DIFF) (Official Selection, South Africa)July 16, 2015
  • 2nd INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CROSSCURRENT (Official Selection, Bogotá, Colombia)July 27, 2015
  • FLIMMERZIMMER “365” (Event Screening, Berlin, Germany)July 30, 2015
  • 3rd BILDRAUSCH-KURZFILMABEND (Screening, Berlin, Germany)August 3, 2015
  • 19th FLICKERS: RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Competition, USA)August 9, 2015
  • ODENSE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Main Competition, Denmark)August 24, 2015
  • 5th FARCUME – FARO’S SHORT-FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Faro, Portugal)August 26, 2015
  • 11th BUDAPEST SHORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – BUSHO (Information Section, Hungary)September 1, 2015
  • 20th PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 7, 2015
  • *BEST FILM PUBLIC VOTE*
    13th AROUCA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Portugal)September 11, 2015
  • 26th FRESNO REEL PRIDE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)September 16, 2015
  • 33rd REELING: THE CHICAGO LGBT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)September 17, 2015
  • SEOUL INTERNATIONAL EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE&FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Competition, South Korea)September 17, 2015
  • 26th HONG KONG LESBIAN AND GAY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, China)September 19, 2015
  • *BEST NARRATIVE UTRA SHORT FILM IFAB AWARD*
    INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS BERLIN 2015 (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)September 22, 2015
  • 5th ICKLE FILM FEST (Official Selection, UK)September 24, 2015
  • OUT ON FILM, ATLANTA’S LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)October 1, 2015
  • 4th CMG SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)October 2, 2015
  • 8th FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Competition, Germany)October 7, 2015
  • 20th FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS IN PARIS (Supporting Film, Paris, France)October 7, 2015
  • IMAGEOUT: THE ROCHESTER LGBT FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)October 8, 2015
  • 20th SEATTLE LESBIAN & GAY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)October 8, 2015
  • 13th SOUTHWEST GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New Mexico, USA)October 9, 2015
  • 5th FILMKUNSTTAGE SACHSEN-ANHALT (Short Film Competition, Studiokino Magdeburg, Germany)October 15, 2015
  • 5th FILMKUNSTTAGE SACHSEN-ANHALT (Short Film Competition, Kiezkino Dessau, Germany)October 16, 2015
  • 5th FILMKUNSTTAGE SACHSEN-ANHALT (Short Film Competition, Puschkino Halle, Germany)October 17, 2015
  • 5th FILMKUNSTTAGE SACHSEN-ANHALT (Short Film Competition, Café Central Magdeburg, Germany)October 17, 2015
  • OUTWATCH FILM FESTIVAL (YouthQuake, CA, USA)October 17, 2015
  • 2nd BURG-LICHTSPIELE KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Gustavsburg, Germany)October 17, 2015
  • PERLEN – QUEER FILM FESTIVAL HANNOVER (Competition, Germany)October 18, 2015
  • 26th LESBISCH SCHWULE FILMTAGE HAMBURG - INTERNATIONAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)October 20, 2015
  • 14th REGGIO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)October 21, 2015
  • 24th VINOKINO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Turku, Finland)October 23, 2015
  • COLCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Competition, UK)October 24, 2015
  • 24th ST. LOUIS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Missouri, USA)November 5, 2015
  • 19th QUEERSICHT LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bern, Switzerland)November 6, 2015
  • 24th VINOKINO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Helsinki, Finland)November 6, 2015
  • *OUTtv AUDIENCE AWARD
    15th HOLEBIFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Belgium)November 10, 2015
  • *WINNER VIDEOQUEER 2015*
    13th FLORENCE QUEER FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)November 11, 2015
  • 13th EL LUGAR SIN LIMITES - INTERNATIONAL LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Quito, Ecuador)November 12, 2015
  • 16th IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Off-Competition, Turkey)November 17, 2015
  • *FESTIVAL TEAMS BEST FILM*
    11th FACE à FACE GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (4th Short Film Night of Saint-Etienne, France)November 19, 2015
  • QueerFilmFest Rostock 2015 (Official Selection, Germany)November 22, 2015
  • SARDINIA QUEER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Non-Competition Section, Italy)November 23, 2015
  • 28th IMAGE + NATION LGBT FILM FESTIVAL MONTREAL (Official Selection, Canada)November 26, 2015
  • 14th INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 'ALMERÍA EN CORTO' (Official Selection, Spain)December 1, 2015
  • *2nd PRIZE*
    26th BIELEFELDER BILDERBEBEN (Short Film Competition, Germany)December 4, 2015
  • 12th HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL OF BARCELONA / NYC / PARIS (Official Selection, Spain)December 9, 2015
  • 12th HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL OF BARCELONA / NYC / PARIS (Screening, Brooklyn’s Public Library, New York, USA)December 9, 2015
  • 16th MOSTRA DE CURTAS VILA DE NOIA (Official Selection, Spain)December 14, 2015
  • LA MIRADA TABÚ FESTIVAL DE CINE (Official Selection, Zaragoza, Spain)December 19, 2015
  • QUEER SHOTS MÜNCHEN (Screening, Munich, Germany)December 21, 2015
  • 8th JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)January 2, 2016
  • 13th BLOOMINGTON PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Indiana, USA)January 28, 2016
  • 6th FiLUMS’16 INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pakistan)February 12, 2016
  • *NOMINATED FOR BEST MUSIC VIDEO*
    5th WINTER FILM AWARDS INDIE FILM FESTIVAL (Music Video Competition, New York, USA)February 18, 2016
  • ENCORE RHODE ISLAND INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Screening, Jamestown Arts Center (JAC), USA)February 18, 2016
  • 32nd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL “SARAJEVO WINTER 2016” (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 21, 2016
  • 17th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST “KONTRAST” (Competition, Germany)February 26, 2016
  • *PRESIDENT’S AWARD WINNER*
    4th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, USA) February 26, 2016
  • 6th GREEN BAY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, WI, USA)March 3, 2016
  • 20th VIDEONALE (Competition, Kino Union Berlin, Germany)March 5, 2016
  • 12th AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Non-competitive section ’Perspective’, Turkey)March 7, 2016
  • 19th AMSTERDAM LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL – ROZE FILMDAGEN (Official Selection, The Netherlands)March 10, 2016
  • FESTIVAL DU CINÉMA EUROPÉEN (Special Program, of Odense Int’ l Film Festival, France) March 11, 2016
  • 6th QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (LGBT Section, NY, USA)March 15, 2016
  • 17th SCHWEINFURTER KURZFILMTAGE (Competition, Germany)March 24, 2016
  • *BEST LGBT SHORT FILM AWARD*
    40th CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cleveland, Ohio, USA)March 30, 2016
  • 8th ANNUAL SENE FILM, MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rhode Island, USA)April 19, 2016
  • HOLLYWORMS – 4th LANGE KURZFILMTAG (Screening, Worms, Germany)April 23, 2016
  • "LES VISITEURS DU SOIR” BY BOTOX(S) (Screening, Retrospective, Nice, France)April 23, 2016
  • 32nd SCHWULE FILMWOCHE FREIBURG (Competition, Germany)April 27, 2016
  • 20th MIX MEXICO - FESTIVAL DE DIVERSIDAD SEXUAL EN CINE (Official Selection, Mexico)May 1, 2016
  • KURZFILMNACHT FILMKUNSTFEST-MV (Screening, Schwerin, Germany) May 5, 2016
  • 2nd A LONG WEEK OF SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL SHANGHAI 2016 (Official Selection, China)May 5, 2016
  • 20th MIX MÉXICO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, México City, México)May 24, 2016
  • 18th BACKUP KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Special Program Fearless, Weimar, Germany)May 27, 2016
  • TLVFEST – TEL AVIV INTERNATIONAL LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (International Shorts Competition, Israel)May 29, 2016
  • 6th DORTMUNDER TRESEN-FILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)May 30, 2016
  • 29th CONNECTICUT LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hartford, CT, USA)June 4, 2016
  • PEEP SHOW DURIG SEATTLE PRIDE (Screening, Seattle, USA)June 26, 2016
  • SAISONABSCHLUSSPARTY FILMKUNSTKINO CINE K (Screening, Oldenburg, Germany)July 2, 2016
  • 22nd QFLIX PHILADELPHIA 2016 (Official Selection, USA)July 5, 2016
  • KINO, MOND UND STERNE (Screening, Short Film Competition, Munich, Germany) July 20, 2016
  • 21st NORTH CAROLINA GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)August 12, 2016
  • 42nd FILMETS BADALONA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Badalona, Spain)October 21, 2016
  • MARAIS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Paris, France)November 8, 2016
  • 5th JAYU'S HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Toronto, Canada)December 9, 2016
  • 17th VUES D'EN FACE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM GAY ET LESBIEN ET GRENOBLE (Official Selection, France)April 5, 2017
  • 32nd SCHWULE FILMWOCHE FREIBURG SOMMERSPEZIAL (Official Selection, Germany)June 19, 2017
  • 17th INDIANAPOLIS LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Indiana, USA)November 10, 2017
  • CAMGAROO AWARD 2018 (Official Selection, Munich, Germany)November 21, 2018
  • 6th MOOSBURGER KURZFILMNACHT (Official Selection, Moosburg, Germany)July 20, 2019

Crew

Producer
Kai Stänicke
Director
Kai Stänicke
Screenplay
Kai Stänicke
Director of Photography
Thomas Schneider
1st A.C.
Katja Holbaum
Executive Producer
Dario Suter
Production Assistant
Johann Shin
1st A.D.
Tatiana Merizale Dobles
2nd A.D.
Victor Pape-Thies
Editing
Zoé Dahmen
Sounddesign
Angela Seserman, Eric Lehmann, Christoph Walter
Music
Derik Listemann

Details

Running Time
03:00
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2,35 (Cinemascope)
Sound
Dolby Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de