It’s Consuming Me

A Film by Kai Stänicke

Synopsis

I can’t move on, I wish I could. But I’m caught in the thought of what could have been, losing my grip on reality.

Director

  • Picture of Kai Stänicke © Kai Stänicke

    Kai Stänicke

    Born 1986 in North Rine-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 Assistent Set Manager. Next to his work on set of feature films, Kai Stänicke produces and directs short films and music videos. His films were shown in festivals all over the world (Toronto, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Paris, Berlin, Melbourne, Tel Aviv, Mumbai) and received both critical acclaim and awards.

Awards + Festivals

  • FRAMELINE 36 – 36th SAN FRANCISCO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (USA, Int'l Competition)June 4, 2012
  • OUTFEST 2012 – THE LOS ANGELES GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (USA, Int'l Competition)July 12, 2012
  • AUDIENCE AWARD
    22nd OSLO GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Norway, Int'l Competition)September 15, 2012
  • SOUTHWEST GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Albuquerque, New Mexico)September 28, 2012
  • Q! FILM FESTIVAL (Indonesia)September 28, 2012
  • IMAGEOUT - 20th ROCHESTER LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (USA, Int'l Competition)October 5, 2012
  • (NOMINATED for the IRIS PRIZE)
    IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL Festival 2012 (Cardiff, UK)October 13, 2012
  • CLOSE-FESTIVAL NACIONAL DE CINEMA DA DIVERSIDADE SEXUAL 2012 (Porto Alegre, Brazil)October 16, 2012
  • (Bronze Int’l Competition, Bronze German Competition)
    23rd INT'L QUEER FILM FESTIVAL HAMBURG (Germany, Int'l Competition)October 20, 2012
  • PERLEN – QUEER FILM FESTIVAL HANNOVER (Hannover, Germany)October 21, 2012
  • 15th SEATTLE LESBIAN & GAY FILM FESTIVAL (USA)October 21, 2012
  • 2nd HOMOCHROM FILMFEST KÖLN (Köln, Germany)October 21, 2012
  • 31st UPPSALA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Uppsala, Sweden)October 22, 2012
  • 2nd HOMOCHROM FILMFEST DORTMUND (Dortmund, Germany)October 28, 2012
  • 27th MIX COPENHAGEN | LESBIANGAYBITRANS FILM FESTIVALOctober 28, 2012
  • 26th INTERNATIONALES FILMFEST BRAUNSCHWIEG („Leo“ Wettbewerb, Germany)November 6, 2012
  • (NOMINATED AT GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF FLEMISH-BRABANT; Second Prize)
    12th HOLEBI FILMFESTIVAL VLAAMS-BRABANT (Leuven, Belgium)November 6, 2012
  • 11th EDITION OF PINK SCREENS FILM FESTIVAL BRUSSELSNovember 8, 2012
  • 13th QUEER FILM FESTIVAL MEZIPATRA (Czech Republic)November 8, 2012
  • 12th INDIANAPOLIS LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Indianapolis, USA)November 9, 2012
  • FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF 2012 (Germany)November 13, 2012
  • 25th IMAGE NATION (Montreal, Canada)November 22, 2012
  • 18th KOLKATA FILM FESTIVAL (Kolkata, India)November 23, 2012
  • KURZFILMNACHT GREIFSWALD 2012 (Greifswald, Germany)November 29, 2012
  • DER KURZFILMTAG / GERMAN SHORT FILM DAY - FILMARCHE FEIERT DEN KURZFILMTAG (Germany)December 21, 2012
  • OUT IN THE DESER 2013: TUCSON’S 2nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Tucson, USA)January 27, 2013
  • BERLIN FILM NIGHT (Berlin, Germany)February 16, 2013
  • 16th AMSTERDAM GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Amsterdam, Netherlands) March 13, 2013
  • 23rd MELBOURNE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Melbourne, Australia)March 14, 2013
  • 2nd INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL CYPRUS (Cyprus)March 22, 2013
  • 25th FILMFEST DRESDEN – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Germany)April 16, 2013
  • *2nd AWARD IN NO-BUDGET COMPETITION*
    INDEPENDENT DAYS 13|FILMFEST (Karlsruhe, Germany) April 24, 2013
  • 5th IN&OUT – FESTIVAL DU FILM GAY & LESBIEN DE NICE (France)April 24, 2013
  • 29th SCHWULE FILMWOCHE FREIBURG (Germany)April 24, 2013
  • 6th NEIßE FILMFESTIVAL (Germany)May 2, 2013
  • 10th INT. LOW & NO BUDGET FILM-SHARING KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Open Screening, Germany) May 3, 2013
  • 10th INT. LOW & NO BUDGET FILM-SHARING KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Open Screening, Germany)May 7, 2013
  • *SHORT FILM AWARD*
    PINK APPLE FILMFESTIVAL (Switzerland)May 8, 2013
  • 48th WERKSTATT DER JUNGEN FILMSZENE (Germany)May 17, 2013
  • 4th KASHISH MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (India)May 23, 2013
  • 23rd TORONTO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)May 23, 2013
  • OUT TAKES FILM FESTIVAL NEW ZEALAND (Auckland, New Zealand)May 23, 2013
  • MALMÖ QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Sweden)May 23, 2013
  • 4th POLAND’S LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Poland)May 23, 2013
  • *OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD*
    15th FILMOUT SAN DIEGO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (USA)May 29, 2013
  • *BEST GERMAN SHORT FILM*
    8th XPOSED INTERNATIONAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Germany)May 30, 2013
  • OGUNQUIT RAINBOW FILM FESTIVAL (USA)May 31, 2013
  • INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL DETMOLD (Germany)May 31, 2013
  • 26th CONNECTICUT GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (USA)June 1, 2013
  • 2nd SNAKE ALLEY FESTIVAL OF FILM (USA)June 6, 2013
  • 8th TEL AVIV INTERNATIONAL LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Gay Short Mix, Israel)June 9, 2013
  • 15th FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN FILMS MADRID (Event-Screening; Spain)June 11, 2013
  • 41st INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF HUESCA (Spain)June 12, 2013
  • BERLINER KURZFILMROLLE FREILUFTKINO FRIEDRICHSHAIN (Berlin, Germany)June 14, 2013
  • 2nd CMG SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Los Angeles, USA)June 15, 2013
  • PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST & FILM MARKET (USA)June 18, 2013
  • PHILADELPHIA QFEST (USA)July 19, 2013
  • 9th INDPANDA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Hong Kong)August 1, 2013
  • FILMFESTIVAL OBERURSEL (Competition, Germany)August 17, 2013
  • SOLANIN FILM FESTIVAL (Nowa Sol, Poland) August 18, 2013
  • DIE LANGE NACHT DES KURZEN FILMS GERA (Germany)August 24, 2013
  • *INTERNATIONAL AND KEY LIGHT AWARD OF THE JUMP CUT COMPETITION*
    JUMP CUT COMPONENT OF THE BAYSIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Australia)August 28, 2013
  • BERLIN CINEMA SUMMER PARTY (Berlin, Germany)August 29, 2013
  • BUDAPEST SHORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Hungary)September 3, 2013
  • PUFF - PORTUGAL UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (New York, USA)September 6, 2013
  • PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (London, UK)September 7, 2013
  • 3rd ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Open Screening, Germany)September 13, 2013
  • LLAMALE H INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Montevideo, Uruguay)September 21, 2013
  • GREAT LAKES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (USA)September 26, 2013
  • 15th FILMFESTIVAL MÜNSTER (Short film Competition, Germany)October 10, 2013
  • THE BARCELONA INTERNATIONAL GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Spain)October 13, 2013
  • 20th GRANADA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Fiction, Spain)October 21, 2013
  • 18th MADRID INTERNATIONAL GAY LESBIAN AND TRANSGENDER FILM FESTIVAL – LESGAICINEMAD 2013 (Spain)October 31, 2013
  • ONLINE SPECIAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL MEZIPATRA (Czech Republic)November 1, 2013
  • QUEERFILMFESTIVAL ESSLINGEN (Competition, Germany)November 2, 2013
  • HOLEBIKORT 2013 LGBT THEMED SHORT FILM CONTEST (Special Selection, Belgium)November 6, 2013
  • 21st FESTIVAL MIXBRASIL DE CULTURA DA DIVERSIDADE (Brasil)November 7, 2013
  • 2nd QUEER-STREIFEN FESTIVAL REGENSBURG (Competition, Germany)November 7, 2013
  • 6th INTERNATIONAL RIGHT FILM FESTIVAL “STEPS” (Competition, Ukraine)November 8, 2013
  • DAS SCHWULE FILMFESTIVAL IM ALLGÄU (Bad Wörishofen, Germany)November 9, 2013
  • 13th HOLEBI FILMFESTIVAL VLAANS-BRABANT (Special Program, Leuven, Belgium)November 12, 2013
  • 11th WORLD FILM FESTIVAL IN BANGKOK (Int’l Competition, Thailand)November 15, 2013
  • 14th DU GRAIN A DEMOUDRE (category “Labomatic Films”, France)November 19, 2013
  • 11th FESTIVAL DE CINE LGBT EL LUGAR SIN LÍMITES (Official Selection, Ecuador)November 21, 2013
  • DIALOGUES 2013 (Calcutta, India)November 22, 2013
  • 29th GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL IN LJUBLJANA (Slovenia)November 23, 2013
  • FILMZ – FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Supporting film Mainz, Germany)November 28, 2013
  • FACE A FACE FESTIVAL – FESTIVAL DU FILM GAY ET LESBIEN (Official Competition, France)November 29, 2013
  • 8th QUICKIES EROTIC SHORTSCOMPETETION (San Francisco, USA)December 6, 2013
  • TWO SHORT NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 2013 (Int’l Competition, UK)December 12, 2013
  • BUNDESWEITE KURZFILMNACHT (Metropolis Hamburg, Germany)December 21, 2013
  • *DANIELLE MCCLELLAND EMERGING FILMMAKER AWARD*
    11th PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL OF BLOOMINGTON (Int’l Competition, USA)January 21, 2014
  • 15th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST “KONTRAST 2014” (Competition, Germany)February 7, 2014
  • 14th VUES D’EN FACE – FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM GAY ET LESBIEN DE GRENOBLE (France)April 11, 2014
  • 6th SENE FILM, MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rhode Island, USA)April 22, 2014
  • JAHRESTAGUNG BUNDESVERBAND JUGEND UND FILM e.V. (Best-of Werkstatt der Jungen Filmszene, Germany)May 9, 2014
  • MONGAY! INAUGURAZIONE DELLA SECONDA SETTIMANA REGGIANA CONTRO L’OMOFIBIA (Eventscreening, Reggio Emilia, Italy)May 12, 2014
  • 16th KURZFILMFESTIVAL WEIMAR - BACKUP (Official Selection, Germany) May 22, 2014
  • *LENZING AWARD IN GOLD* *SPECIAL PRIZE OF JURY*
    FESTIVAL OF NATIONS 2014 (Official Selection, Austria)June 6, 2014
  • 11th GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL TRANS OF LIMA – OUTFESTPERU 2014 (Official Selection, Peru)June 17, 2014
  • VIDEO ART FESTIVAL MIDEN (Official Selection, Greece)July 3, 2014
  • NORTH LOUISIANA GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)September 5, 2014
  • 6th FARGO-MOORHEAD LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)September 12, 2014
  • 1st GOA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)September 17, 2014
  • 3rd EVERYBODY’S PERFECT – INTERNATIONAL LGBTIQ FILM BIENNALE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Geneva, Switzerland)September 19, 2014
  • PROUD! FILMFESTIVAL (Aarhus, Denmark)October 5, 2014
  • 18th QUEERSICHT FILMFESTIVAL BERN (Official Selection, Switzerland)November 6, 2014
  • "LES VISITEURS DU SOIR” BY BOTOX(S) (Screening, Retrospective, Nice, France)April 23, 2016

Crew

Director
Kai Stänicke
Screenplay
Kai Stänicke
Director Of Photography
Kevin Nerlich
Producer
Kai Stänicke
Editor
Kai Stänicke, Kevin Nerlich
Sound
Florian Tippe
Music
Florian Tippe

Details

Running Time
03:09
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
BluRay, HDCam, DigiBeta, .mov, BetaSP, DVD, miniDV
Aspect Ratio
1:1,78 (16:9)
Sound
Dolby Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de