Nelly

A Film by Chris Raiber

Synopsis

A car drives through the snow. Behind the wheel is Nelly. She is thirteen years old. Nelly wants to go home. Separating her from her goal are three questions, two keys, a diving tower and a racing heart.

Director

  • Picture of Chris Raiber © Chris Raiber

    Chris Raiber

    Born in Vienna, Austria, he grew up in a small room in a small house with a small garden. He gained his first film experience with Austrian television before deciding to study directing and dramaturgy in Los Angeles.
    Through the creation of commercials, music videos, short films, long and short books he has shaped and moulded his own particular narrative and visual style over the last 15 years.

Awards + Festivals

  • SPECIAL MENTION
    65th BERLINALE – BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Generation 14plus, Germany)February 10, 2015
  • BEST SHORT AGE GROUP 14+
    3rd CINEMA IN SNEAKERS FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (Competition, Warsaw, Poland)June 13, 2015
  • 21st SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Bosnia and Herzegovina)August 14, 2015
  • 14th BUSTER COPENHAGEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (Competition, Denmark)September 14, 2015
  • 23rd RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, London, UK)September 23, 2015
  • 11th INDPANDA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Best Shorts of Berlinale Screening, Hongkong, China)October 17, 2015
  • 9th FILEM'ON INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Brussels, Belgium)November 3, 2015
  • BEST LIVE-ACTION
    31st INTERFILM – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Competition, Germany)November 11, 2015
  • SPECIAL MENTION
    18th KUKI - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH BERLIN (Competition, Germany)November 12, 2015
  • BEST SHORT FILM
    7th KINODISEEA INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN`S FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Bukarest, Romania)November 23, 2015
  • 25th FLICKERFEST – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Sydney, Australia)January 8, 2016
  • 42nd FILMWOCHENENDE WÜRZBURG (Competition, Germany)January 28, 2016
  • 6th FiLUMS’16 INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pakistan)February 12, 2016
  • 2nd DISEASES INT’L SHORT FILM & ART FESTIVAL (#2FICAE) (Fiction Section, Valencia, Spain) March 2, 2016
  • MAHARASHTRA INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mumbai, India)March 25, 2016
  • 40th CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Film Slam Program, Cleveland, Ohio, USA)March 30, 2016
  • 6th CAPITAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL (CCFF) (Official Selection, USA)April 6, 2016
  • *BEST OUT OF THE ORDINARY*
    10th TAOS SHORTZ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Taos, New Mexico, USA)April 7, 2016
  • 25th FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL (International Short Film Showcase, USA)April 8, 2016
  • FESTIVAL CINE TALCA – FICTALCA 2016 (Out of Competition, Chile)April 12, 2016
  • *BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM*
    6th NEW VISION INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition Program, Kiev, Ukraine)April 15, 2016
  • 8th ANNUAL SENE FILM, MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rhode Island, USA)April 19, 2016
  • 17th KURZFILMFESTIVAL CELLU L’ART JENA (Special Youth Program, Germany)April 21, 2016
  • 17th NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)April 21, 2016
  • 9th PHILADELPHIA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, PA, USA)May 4, 2016
  • 4th CHANGING PERSPECTIVES INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)May 5, 2016
  • 44th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)May 13, 2016
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    7th AUSTRIAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vienna, Austria)June 2, 2016
  • 19th BROOKLYN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, USA) June 3, 2016
  • 11th HOBOKEN INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, NY, USA)June 3, 2016
  • *AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY*
    24th KINDER-MEDIEN-FESTIVAL GOLDENER SPATZ (Short Film Competition, Erfurt, Gera, Germany)June 5, 2016
  • *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    20MIN|MAX INTERNATIONAL SHORTFILMFESTIVAL (Wettbewerbsrolle 2, Ingolstadt, Germany)June 7, 2016
  • 5th BANGALORE SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)June 12, 2016
  • *BEST ACTRESS AWARD FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF ANTONELLA LENAUER*
    14th KIMERA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Termoli, Italy)June 15, 2016
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    15th EUGANEA FILM FESTIVAL (Int'l Short Film Competition, Padua, Italy)June 30, 2016
  • *BEST SHORT FILM*
    20th AVANCA 2016 INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Avanca, Portugal)July 27, 2016
  • *BEST ACTRESS* *BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY*
    18th FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE INVENTA UN FILLM LENOLA (Int’l Competition, Italy) August 9, 2016
  • 8th SHORTYNALE KURZFILMFESTIVAL (German-Speaking Competition, Klosterneuburg, Austria)August 17, 2016
  • *BEST SHORT FILM AWARD*
    2nd ESPERANZA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia) August 18, 2016
  • 3rd SAMYAK INT’L SHORT FILM & DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Pune, India)August 19, 2016
  • 16th ODENSE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Denmark)August 29, 2016
  • 1st FARM FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Favara, Italy)September 1, 2016
  • *NOMINATED AS BEST DRAMA*
    21st PORTOBELLO FIM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 1, 2016
  • *DIRECTOR'S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA) September 5, 2016
  • 2nd ANOTHER INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA)September 8, 2016
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    6th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (National Competition, Oderaue, Germany)September 10, 2016
  • METERS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Screening, Bristol Valley Theater in Naples, NY, USA) September 10, 2016
  • 10. JAHORINA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina)September 14, 2016
  • 6th FESTIVAL DE CINÉMA DE VILLE DE QUÉBEC (Official Selection, Canada)September 14, 2016
  • *SPECIAL AWARD BEST PRODUCTION TV5MONDE*
    22nd INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IN DRAMA (Official Selection, Greece)September 19, 2016
  • CINEMANIA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Screening, Dodge City Dinner Theater, Kansas, USA)October 1, 2016
  • *DIRECTOR'S CHOICE AWARD*
    INDIEFLICKS – SEASON 2. EP 1 (Official Selection, Manchester, UK)October 7, 2016
  • 14th TALLGRASS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wichita, Kansas, USA)October 12, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Obenkino, Cottbus, Germany)October 15, 2016
  • 9th NORTHERN WAVE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rif, Iceland)October 21, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Brotfabrik, Berlin, Germany)October 21, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Brotfabrik, Berlin, Germany)October 22, 2016
  • 3rd PIGRECOZEN FILMFEST (Official Selection, Ancona, Italy)October 28, 2016
  • *BEST FILM* *BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY* *BEST EDIT* *BEST ACTRESS*
    1st BUCHAREST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Narrative Section, Bucharest, Romania)November 1, 2016
  • *SPECIAL MENTION BY INT’L JURY* *SPECIAL MENTION BY THE USAC JURY*
    15th REGGIO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Reggio Emilia, Italy)November 3, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Lichtspieltheater Wundervoll, Rostock, Germany)November 4, 2016
  • *BEST SHORT FILM*
    11th ANNUAL HAMILTON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ontario, Canada)November 5, 2016
  • 10th RED ROCK FILM FESTIVAL (Red Film Market (RFM) section, Cedar City, Utah, USA)November 11, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Platz Da!, Dresden, Germany)November 15, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Platz Da!, Dresden, Germany)November 16, 2016
  • 14th FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF (Official Selection, Germany)November 16, 2016
  • 16th FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Germany)November 16, 2016
  • 1st AARETALER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Münsingen, Germany)November 18, 2016
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN ANTEATERS (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 18, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Kinobar Prager Frühling, Leipzig, Germany)November 18, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, lokal, Buckow, Germany)November 20, 2016
  • 15th FILMZ – FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Official Selection, Mainz, Germany)November 22, 2016
  • 3rd LONGUE VUE SUR LE COURT FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montréal, Canada)November 24, 2016
  • ODERKURZ – WANDERKINO 2016 (Screening, Kinotheater Union, Fürstenwalde, Germany)December 10, 2016
  • 3rd NAVI MUMBAI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Professional Shorts Category, Navi Mumbai, India)December 14, 2016
  • NEWFILMMAKERS LOS ANGELES 2017(German InFocus Program, USA)January 14, 2016
  • *BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY*
    7th LOVE YOUR SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sanford, FL, USA)February 9, 2017
  • 18th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST "KONTRAST" (Official Selection, Germany)March 3, 2017
  • *BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY*
    2nd TRANSILVANIA SHORTS (INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL) (Official Selection, Romania)March 15, 2017
  • 19th MAUFLIMMERN KURZFILMFEST (Official Selection, Memmingen, Germany)April 15, 2017
  • 50th WORLDFEST-HOUSTON (Official Selection, Houston, Texas, USA)April 21, 2017
  • *WINNER IN THE GENRE OF DRAMA*
    INCORTO FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Cineteca Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico) July 8, 2017
  • 14th SEDICICORTO IFFF 2017 (Competitive Section MOVIE, Forlì, Italy)October 6, 2017
  • *NOMINEE BEST SHORT FILM*
    8th AUSTRIAN FILM AWARD (Qualification, Grafenegg, Austria)January 21, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Chris Raiber
Producer
Nikolaus & Nils Klingohr
Director
Chris Raiber
Director of Photography
Mario Minichmayr
Art Direction
Julia Grevenkamp
Costume Design
Anett Jäger
Sound
Richard Kratky
VFX
Stefan Horninger
Editor
Roland Rathmair
Sound Design
Franz Moritz
Music
Karwan Marouf

Details

Running Time
16:30
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.35
Sound
Dolby 5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

interfilm Berlin Management GmbH
Straßburger Str. 55
10405 Berlin
Germany

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Nikolaus Klingohr
INTERSPOT FILM GmbH
Walter-Jurmann-Gasse 4
1230 Vienna, Austria

+43 (0) 1 80120 – 325

nikolaus.klingohr@interspot.com
www.interspot.at

SALES & DISTRIBUTION

interfilm Berlin
Sales & Distribution
Tempelhofer Ufer 1a
10961 Berlin
Germany

+49 (0)30 - 25942902

sales@interfilm.de
www.interfilm.de