Lacrimosa

A Film by T Mairitsch

Synopsis

The young girl Mila wakes up in an unknown world full of mysteries. On her journey through ever changing surreal landscapes she meets her lover Theo. Mila has to learn that love also means to let go.

Director

  • Picture of T Mairitsch © Liquid Films & JewelLabs Pictures

    T Mairitsch

    Tanja was born in Austria and moved to Los Angeles to study film and TV directing at the American Film Institute (AFI). She was awarded with the prestigious Mary Pickford Scholarship for Outstanding Achievements in film directing and the AFI Richard P. Rogers Spirit of Excellence Award. Her thesis film FUELING THE FIRE won the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Student Film Award. The film went on to win 16 “Best Short Film” or “Best Director” awards and screened at over 30 international film festivals. FUELING THE FIRE received an exclusive broadcast deal with HBO/CINEMAX and was also released on DVD.

Awards + Festivals

  • 32nd SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santa Barbara, CA, USA)February 6, 2017
  • *WINNER BEST ORIGINAL SCORE*
    TOP SHORTS ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL (Online) April 1, 2017
  • *WINNER BEST FILM SCORE*
    9th CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL CULT FESTIVAL (Kalkutta IN) WINNER best film scoreAugust 1, 2017
  • 10th HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)August 12, 2017
  • *BEST AUSTRIAN NEWCOMER*
    5th KITZBÜHEL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kitzbühel, Tirol, Austria)August 24, 2017
  • *BEST SHORT FILM*
    33rd BOSTON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Massachusetts, USA)September 21, 2017
  • 50th SITGES INT'L FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sitges, Catalonia, Spain)October 5, 2017
  • 13th LA FEMME INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beverly Hills, CA, USA)October 19, 2017
  • 18th LES UTOPIALES, FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE SCIENCE FICTION DE NANTES (Official Selection, Nantes, France)November 1, 2017
  • 5th WAG FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Terranuova Bracciolini, Italy)November 9, 2017
  • 11th LANCASTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lancaster, PA, USA)November 9, 2017
  • HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA FESTIVAL (Official Selection Score, CA USA)November 17, 2017
  • *WINNER BEST SCORE*
    1st AMERICAN TRACKS MUSIC AWARDS INTERNATIONAL CONTEST (CA USA) November 19, 2017
  • Nominated best Score
    4th INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKER FESTIVAL WORLD CINEMA MILAN (Milan ITA) December 1, 2017
  • 14th BAHAMAS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nassau, Bahamas)December 10, 2017
  • 6th MUMBAI SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Mumbai, India)December 10, 2017
  • 4th AUSTIN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Austin, USA)December 13, 2017
  • *BEST SHORT FILM 2017*
    11th K3 FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Villach, Austria)December 14, 2017
  • 1st MAMMOTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA)February 9, 2018
  • 5th CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selectionn, Chennai TN, IN)February 18, 2018
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKER FESTIVAL WORLD CINEMA LONDON (Official Selection Score, London UK)February 19, 2018
  • *WINNER BEST ORIGINAL SCORE*
    2nd ANNUAL COPENHAGEN FILM FESTIVAL (Copenhagen DEN) March 5, 2018
  • 5th WORLD OF WOMEN FILM FAIR MIDDLE EAST 2018 (Official Selection, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)March 6, 2018
  • *BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN*
    1st CHAMBAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rajasthan, India)March 10, 2018
  • 2nd MALATESTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Cesena, Italy)March 12, 2018
  • Nominated best short
    7th UTAH FILM FESTIVAL & AWARDS (Orem UT, USA)April 5, 2018
  • ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athens, OH, USA)April 9, 2018
  • 19th CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jackson, MS, USA)April 12, 2018
  • *WINNER SILVER REMI FOR DRAMATIC ORIGINAL*
    51st HOUSTON WORLDFEST 2018 (Houston TX, USA) April 20, 2018
  • 6th CLUJSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca ROM) April 23, 2018
  • *WINNER BEST ART/EXPERIMENTAL*
    14th WEST CHESTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (West Chester PA USA)April 27, 2018
  • 18th NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA USA) May 2, 2018
  • 45th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing OÖ AUT)May 19, 2018
  • 3rd DOC SUNBACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mulvane, Kansas, USA)June 21, 2018
  • 5th BERLIN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin DE)June 28, 2018
  • 4th COLORTAPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brisbane AUS) July 1, 2018
  • 7th MADRID INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Madrid ESP)July 21, 2018
  • 9th ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM INT'L FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Issoire and Apchat, France)July 23, 2018
  • 9th FILM SCORE SCRUFFY CITY FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL (Official Selection Score, Knoxville TE, USA) July 26, 2018
  • 2nd CHAUTAUQUA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection Score, NY USA)July 27, 2018
  • 3rd KLEINKAAP SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa)July 29, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Tanja Mairitsch, Jörg Ihle
Producer
Viktor Perdula, Klaus Schiebel
Director
Tanja Mairitsch
Director of Photography
Petra Korner, Sascha Mieke (under water)
Art Direction
Maria Gruber, Verena Wagner
Costume Design
Ale Elsbacher, Nina Kepplinger
Editor
Claudia Linzer, Michael N. Knue, Steve Ansell
VFX Supervisor
Klaus Krall
Sound Design
Ansgar Frerich, Florian Holzner
Music
Elia Cmiral

Details

Running Time
18:27 min.
Shooting Format
3,3K RAW & 2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, .mov,
Aspect Ratio
2.35 (Scope)
Sound
Dolby Digital 5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

JewelLabs Pictures
Ing. Viktor Perdula
Halsriegelstrasse 77
A-2500 Baden, Austria

+43 (0) 699 13005010

www.jewellabs.com
viktor.perdula@jewellabs.com

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Liquidfilms, Medienproduktions GmbH
Josef-Benc-Gasse 4
A-1230 Wien, Austria

office@liquidfilms.at
www.liquidfilms.at

DIRECTOR

Tanja Mairitsch

tmairitsch1@gmail.com