Im Schatten Europas

A Film by Florian Schnell

Synopsis

IN EUROPES SHADOW – AT THE BORDERS WITH ELIAS BIERDEL. In 2014 a group of film makers together with Elias Bierdel, much experienced in migration issues, took it upon themselves to tour the external borders of the EU. Elias Bierdel commentates throughout the film and meets refugees from different countries and activists. The film gives them a voice.

Director

  • Picture of Florian Schnell © Florian Schnell

    Florian Schnell

    Born in 1984 in Lörrach Germany. After graduated in school with A-Level Florian Schnell started studying fictional artwork on University of Hildesheim and did various internships for stage and film. From 2008 to 2015 directing student at the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy. Scholarship of the "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes". Participant of the exchange programme “Hollywood-Workshop” at UCLA in LA. Many of his movies were national and international awarded. In 2010 he received the award of the best German young director. His movie „Mia and the Minautor“ recently won the best children`s movie at the well known German Filmfestival Goldener Spatz. His graduation film “OFFLINE” was nominated for the “Max Ophüls Preis”, one of Germanys oldest and most acclaimed Filmfestivals.

Awards + Festivals

  • 5th BLOCK FILM & ART FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Logan, Utah, USA) October 7, 2016
  • 5th EVOLUTION MALLORCA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Palma de Mallorca, Spain)November 3, 2016
  • 18th MADURAI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 6, 2016
  • NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS 2016 (Official Selection, USA)December 19, 2016
  • 17th FILUMS - INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lahore, Pakistan)February 17, 2017
  • 3rd LONG AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF SANTIAGO (Official Selection, Santiago de Chile, Chile)March 9, 2017
  • 6th CARMARTHEN BAY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wales)May 8, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017

Crew

Director
Florian Schnell
Co-Director
Julian Köberer
Producer
Dominik Berg
Director of Photography
Dominik Berg
Sound
Simon Peter
Editor
Jan Bihl
Sound Design
Simon Peter
Music
Sebastian Scheipers & Joscha Arnold

Details

Running Time
63:00
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo

Contact

DISTRIBUTION /FILM AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCER

Dominik Berg

mail@dominikberg.de
www.dominikberg.de

DIRECTOR

Florian Schnell

florian.m.schnell@googlemail.com