Goldfische

A Film by Facundo V. Scalerandi

Synopsis

Goldfish. „Gertrud is on vacation“- said August always to his children. Through fake postcards August managed to satisfy his kid´s yearning for her mother for over a decade. But before his 60th birthday, he starts receiving postcards from her. She is planning a return. Better than no one he knows that´s just not possible. Or it is?

Director

  • Picture of Facundo V. Scalerandi © Facundo V. Scalerandi

    Facundo V. Scalerandi

    Facundo was born in a small town in Córdoba and raised in Buenos Aires until his teenage years. In 2010 he received one of the 20 scholarships the Spanish government annually grants for postgraduate studies abroad and entered the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne where he studied film direction. His graduation short film is a dark tragicomedy fairy tale about death written by Álvaro Parrilla and financed by the Film and Media Foundation NRW. Facundo currently lives in Cologne, Germany and works as a freelance commercial director, he is currently writing with Álvaro Parrilla his first feature film "The Coach" with support of the Film and Media Foundation NRW.

Awards + Festivals

  • 37th FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS (Official Selection, Saarbrücken, Germany)January 18, 2016
  • *FOUNDERS AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA)September 5, 2016
  • *BEST FICTION AWARD*
    3rd FIRST STEP FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tirana, Albania)September 14, 2016
  • *SPECIAL AWARD*
    15th HYPERFEST INT’L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cinema Europa, Bucharest, Romania)October 26, 2016
  • 14th IN THE PALACE - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)December 1, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 7th CA' FOSCARI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Venice, Italy)March 15, 2017
  • 18th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)March 15, 2017
  • 14th IN THE PALACE - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Veliko, Bulgaria)April 30, 2017
  • 1st BEST FICTION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, USA)May 19, 2017
  • 14th IN THE PALACE - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Varna, Bulgaria)May 29, 2017
  • *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    SHORT TO THE POINT MARCH 2017 (Official Selection, Bucharest, Romania) June 5, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 3rd DOC SUNBACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mulvane, Kansas, USA)June 22, 2017
  • 14th IN THE PALACE - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Balchik, Bulgaria)June 24, 2017
  • 14th INDY FILM FEST 2017 (World Cinema Shorts, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)July 13, 2017
  • 12th TACOMA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tacoma, Washington, USA)October 5, 2017
  • 15th TALLGRASS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wichita, KS, USA)October 12, 2017

Crew

Director
Facundo V. Scalerandi
Screenplay
Álvaro Parrilla Álvarez
Producer
Matthias Murmann & Philipp Käßbohrer, Dominik Strohbeck, Lea Gamula
Director of Photography
Brendan Uffelmann
Art Direction
Johnny Haußmann
Costume Design
Sonia Bouabsa
Sound
Camillo Colomonares, Ernesto Coba, Jeroen Heymans
Editor
Daniel Scheuch
Sound Design
Pirmin Punke
Music
Michael Haves

Details

Running Time
29:59
Shooting Format
Arri Alexa
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.39:1
Sound
Dolby Surround

Contact

DISTRIBUTION /FILM AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 (0) 176 - 62965299
markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY/ SALES AGENCY

btf GmbH
Sahira Vignali
Leyendeckerstraße 27
50825 Köln, Germany

+49 (0) 0221 820087-10
info@btf.de

FILMSCHOOL

KHM, Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln,
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
50676 Köln, Germany