Guy

A Film by Lorenz Piehl

Synopsis

Guy is a talented musician who dreams of becoming a rockstar, like many others who joined the club of 27. He has to decide between his existence in the shadow of anonymity and an intense life in the buzz of success or to find happiness in the little things with his young family.

Director

  • Picture of Lorenz Piehl © Lorenz Piehl

    Lorenz Piehl

    Lorenz Piehl was born 1989 in Magdeburg, Germany. He spent his school years in the boarding school Klosterschule Roßleben. From 2009 to 2013 he worked as an sound and media designer in Leipzig. Since 2013 he studies directing of scenic film at the film academy Baden-Württemberg. He screened his first years film „escaping damascus“ at the 48th. Hof International Film Festival. With „Guy" he want to show his metaphorical explanation for the death of the club 27 members.

Awards + Festivals

  • *BEST STUDENT SHORT*
    1st BELLINGHAM MUSIC FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bellingham, Washington, USA)April 1, 2016
  • 11th KINOKI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL 2016(Official Selection, México City, México)April 4, 2016
  • *BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (STUDENT)*
    6th DADA SAHEB PHALKE FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, India) April 30, 2016
  • 1st DOC SUNBACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mulvane, Kansas)June 23, 2016
  • *PRESIDENT’S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA) 
September 5, 2016
  • SHORTS 16 – TRINATIONALES FILMFESTIVAL OBERRHEIN (Official Selection, Offenburg, Germany)November 8, 2016
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN ANTEATERS (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 18, 2016
  • 22nd FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG (Official Selection, Stuttgart, Germany)November 30, 2016
  • 14th INTERNATIONAL SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)December 3, 2016
  • WARSAW SHORT FRAMING (Screening, Cinema KADR, Warsaw, Poland)January 27, 2017

Trailer

Crew

Screenplay
Lorenz Piehl
Producer
Maximilian Becht, Sebastian Johannsen
Director
Lorenz Piehl
Director of Photography
Dominik Moos
Art Direction
Alexander Timoschenko, Alexander Göbel
Costume Design
Dhara Mahajan
Sound
Claudio Demel
Editor
Moritz Poth
Sound Design
Claudio Demel
Music
Valentin Hebel, Robin Hacker, Felix Keltsch

Details

Running Time
21:37
Shooting Format
16mm / 16:9
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
5.1
Website

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILMSCHOOL, DISTRIBUTION & PRODUCTION COMPANY

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Akademiehof 10
D-71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany

+49 (0) 7141 - 969103

festivals@filmakademie.de
www.filmakademie.de

PRODUCER

Maximilian Becht
Stresemannstraße 48
71634 Ludwigsburg, Germany

maximilian.becht@filmakademie.de

PRODUCER

Sebastian Johannsen
Langestraße 45
71726 Benningen am Neckar, Germany

sebastian.johannsen@filmakademie.de