Neverland Now

A Film by Georg Pelzer

Synopsis

With her reckless behavior art student Kalina (21) provokes her fellow students, her teachers and sometimes even her only friend Ruth (24). Kalina convinces Ruth take a spontaneous trip to Portugal the next day and they euphorically head out to celebrate their plan. After a half-hearted attempt to steal a car they end up on a big student party. When Ruth voices doubts about the planned trip, the night takes an unexpected turn.

Director

  • Picture of Georg Pelzer © Georg Pelzer

    Georg Pelzer

    Georg Pelzer grew up in Bonn. He studied Media Art at Bauhaus-University Weimar and Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University. He has worked as a director, juggler, circus teacher, performer and assistant director in Germany and Europe. In 2011/2012 he worked for several months on Robert Wilsons staging of Via Crucis and visited the International Summer Program at Watermill Center, Long Island. He graduated the qualification program for upcoming filmmakers TP2-Talentpool in 2013/14. Currently he is developing the film project “Fluten”.

Awards + Festivals

  • 27th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM EFSTIVAL DRESDEN (Official Selection, Germany)April 12, 2015
  • 8th DOCUMENTARY & SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF KERALA (Official Selection, Thiruvananthapuram, India)June 26, 2015
  • 11th INTERNATIONALES FILMFEST EBERSWALDE (Competition, Germany)October 3, 2015
  • 5th FILMKUNSTTAGE SACHSEN-ANHALT (Short Film Competition, Germany)October 14, 2015
  • MMC MOVIES FÖRDERPREIS SCHNITT 2015 (Pre-Nomination, Cologne, Germany)October 23, 2015
  • *BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM*
    14th CORNWALL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)November 9, 2015
  • 27th ISTANBUL INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Turkey)February 3, 2016
  • 32nd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL “SARAJEVO WINTER 2016” (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 7, 2016
  • FLIMMERZIMMER FILM SCHOOL BATTLE#1 (Screening, Berlin, Germany)February 18, 2016
  • 17th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Short Film Competition, Germany)March 9, 2016
  • STUDENT MEDIA FESTIVAL OF WALES (International Fiction Category, Cardiff, UK)March 10, 2016
  • 39th GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE SELB (Competition, Germany)March 31, 2016
  • 4th CLUJSHORTS – INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)April 4, 2016
  • 13th MITTELDEUTSCHES KURZFILMFESTIVAL KURZSUECHTIG (Competition, Leipzig, Germany)April 6, 2016
  • 10th SCENECS FESTIVAL – INT’L DEBUT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, The Netherlands) April 15, 2016
  • NEAR NAZARETH FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Afula, Israel)May 18, 2016
  • 3rd SILOE FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Italy)July 8, 2016
  • SHORTS AT MOONLIGHT KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Frankfurt a.M., Germany)July 15, 2016
  • *BEST UNDERGRADUATE FICTION FILM RUNNER UP*
    4th UNI SHORTS INT’L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New Zealand)October 15, 2016
  • 3rd PIGRECOZEN FILMFEST (Official Selection, Ancona, Italy)October 28, 2016
  • 10th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN ANTEATERS (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 18, 2016
  • WARSAW SHORT FRAMING (Screening, Community Centre KADR, Poland)January 4, 2018

Crew

Producer
Georg Pelzer
Director
Georg Pelzer
Screenplay
Georg Pelzer
Director of Photography
Sven Jakob-Engelmann
Production Manager
Henrike Schneider
Art Direction
Lucian Paterman, Claudia Heinze
Editor
Eva-Maria Arndt
Sound Design
Benjamin Voßler
Original Music
Philipp Wartenberg

Details

Running Time
19:00
Shooting Format
4K Redcode RAW
Screening Format
DCP (2K), BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,85
Sound
5.1 / Stereo

Contact

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FILMSCHOOL, DISTRIBUTION & PRODUCTION

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