Nachtwächter

A Film by Eike Frederik Schulz

Synopsis

The days of Adrian and commissioner Keller in the provincial Oldenburg are numbered. The 18 year old graffiti writer Adrian wants to get out of the small town to go and study art, while the aging commissioner just quit his job in the vandalism department oft he local police. For the second time. When another math exam of Adrian is cluttered with sketches of well known combinations of letters, his teacher Brinkmann warns the police. Keller starts his investigations and things get out of hand. Followed by the police commissioner Adrian decides to paint one last graffiti that is suppose to outclass everything he has done before. And so two loners set out for their last ramble through the night…

Night Guards“ does not only tell a crime story – it´s about all that matters in the end – to be recognized.

Director

  • Picture of Eike Frederik Schulz © Eike Frederik Schulz

    Eike Frederik Schulz

    Eike Schulz, born 1987 in Stuttgart, realized his first short film „Schnitt“ („Cut“) in Co-
    Directorship with Amon Thein from the Schwarzseher film production in 2008. The five
    minute short film was awarded at the „Spontan Getan“ and the „Filmfest Spezial“ competition. During his studies in Arts/Media and Music Eike Schulz was able to refine his artistic abilities with the media film and photography. In 2009 he startet working as an assistant director. Ever since Eike Schulz has been working on national as well as
    international film and commercial sets as assistant director among others with Sebastian
    Schipper and Roman Polanski as well as with Sam Brown and Suzan Sekerci. The work on the script of „Night Guards“ was consulted by director Sebastian Schipper.

Awards + Festivals

  • 62th INTERNATIONALE FILMFESTSPIELE BERLIN 2012 (EUROPEAN FILM MARKET) (Berlin, Germany)February 9, 2012
  • 19th INTERNATIONALES FILMFEST OLDENBURG (Sunday Shorts) (Oldenburg, Germany)September 12, 2012
  • 12th OLDENBURGER KURZFILMTAGE ZWERGWERK (Wettbewerb Regional) (Oldenburg, Germany)November 21, 2012
  • 7th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA 2013 (Int’l Competition)March 9, 2013
  • 2nd INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL CYPRUS (Cyprus)March 22, 2013
  • CELLU L’ART KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Jena, Germany)April 16, 2013
  • 2nd SNAKE ALLEY FESTIVAL OF FILM (USA)June 3, 2013
  • 16th SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - MOBILE SIFF “SPECIAL SCREENING FOR OUTSTANDING SHORTS” (China)June 14, 2013
  • 8th SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)June 24, 2013
  • BERLIN CINEMA SUMMER PARTY (Berlin, Germany)August 25, 2013
  • PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (London, UK)September 1, 2013
  • FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Competition, Germany)October 2, 2013
  • FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF 2013(Competition, Germany)November 27, 2013
  • THE GOLDEN ANTEATERS 2014 (Official Selection, Poland)October 22, 2014

Crew

Director
Eike Frederik Schulz
Screenplay
Eike Frederik Schulz
Producer
Amon Thein
Director Of Photography
Karim Rahmani
Editor
Angel Cano
Sound
Fabian Hinrichs
Sound-Design
Nicolas Mühe

Details

Running Time
30:00
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, DVD, BluRay, .mov (HD), HDcam, DigiBeta, HDV
Aspect Ratio
1:2.39
Sound
Stereo

Contact

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