Nicht Hier, Nicht Da

A Film by Jan Wagner


Matti is 15. He really wants to make out with his girlfriend Paula or to go to the lake with his mates. But again he has to stay at home. The reason why should be kept secret… A short film about growing older and about love.


  • Picture of Jan Wagner © Michał Stajniak

    Jan Wagner

    Jan Wagner, director and screenwriter, studied theatre-, film theory and psychology at FU Berlin, as well as screenwriting at German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb). He is a graduate of the Directing Department of the Polish National Film School in Lodz/Poland . His short films were shown at numerous international festivals e.g. Clermont- Ferrand, BFI Festival London and Int. Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen. They won several awards. NOT HERE, NOT THERE was developed and shot during the „cast & cut residency scholarship 2015“ in Hanover.

Awards + Festivals

  • 26th FILMKUNSTFEST MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN (Shortfilm Competition, Schwerin, Germany)May 5, 2016
  • 25th DEUTSCHES KINDERMEDIENFESTIVAL GOLDEN SPATZ (Youthfilm Panorama, Erfurt, Gera, Germany)July 6, 2016
  • 2nd FICIT - FESTIVAL DE CINE INDEPENDENT DE TRUJILLO (Official Selection, Peru)September 28, 2017
  • CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMAKER - INTERNATIONAL FILM- AND TV- FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (Shortfilm Competition, Belfast, Northern Ireland)October 15, 2016
  • 29th EXGROUND FILMFEST (Official Selection, Wiesbaden, Germany)November 13, 2016
  • 29th FESTIVAL PREMIERS PLANS (European Shortfilm Competition, Angers, France)January 27, 2017
  • 33rd INT'L FESTIVAL SARAJEVO "SARAJEVO WINTER" (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 14, 2017
  • 17th FILUMS - INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lahore, Pakistan)February 17, 2017
  • NORD SHORTS 2017 - NEUE FILME AUS NIEDERSACHSEN-TOUR (Official Selection, different screenings in different cities, Germany)March 7, 2017
  • NORD SHORTS 2017 - NEUE FILME AUS NIEDERSACHSEN-TOUR (Screening, Schneverdingen, Germany)March 8, 2017
  • 23rd KURZFILMTAGE THALMÄSSING (Official Selection, Germany) May 12, 2017
  • 7th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FICAIJ (Official Selection, Mérida, Venezuela)May 29, 2017
  • 5th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR KIDS AND YOUTH CINEMA IN SNEAKERS (Official Selection, Warsaw, Poland)May 31, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 46th LUBUSKIE FILM SUMMER (Int'l Competition, Lagow, Poland)June 29, 2017
  • 4th MOOSBURGER KURZFILMNACHT (Official Selection, Germany)July 22, 2017
  • 20th MOTOVUN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Zagreb, Croatia)July 25, 2017
  • 6th VISIONI CORTE INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Minturno, Italy)September 11, 2017
  • 7th QUÉBEC CITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)September 13, 2017
  • 15th TALLGRASS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wichita, KS, USA)October 12, 2017
    1st MAKE IT SHORT - LEWES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lewes, U.K.)October 14, 2017
  • 36th UPPSALA INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Children's Film Competition, Uppsala, Sweden)October 23, 2017
  • 16th REGGIO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Reggio Emilia, Italy)October 30, 2017
  • 3rd INKLUSIVES KURZFILMFESTIVAL KLAPPE AUF! (Shortfilm Competition, Hamburg, Germany)November 10, 2017
  • 11th RED ROCK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cedar City, UT, USA)November 11, 2017
  • 10th SCHULKINOWOCHE HAMBURG (Official Selection, Hamburg, Germany)November 20, 2017
  • 12th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL ZUBROFFKA (KIDS contest, Bialystok, Poland)December 6, 2017
  • ARTFOOLS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Larissa, Greece)February 4, 2018
  • 1st BUXTINALE - FILMFEST BUXTEHUDE (Official Selection, Buxtehude, Germany)March 9, 2018


Jan Wagner
Jost Hering, Jan Wagner
Jan Wagner
Director of Photography
Michał Stajniak
Art Direction
Chantal Diaz Gornig, Rike Glandorf
Costume Design
Daria Knorr, Gianna-Sophia Weise
Vensan Mazmanyan
Carolin Haberland
Sound Design
Linus Nickl
Jan Wagner


Running Time
15 mins
Shooting Format
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
Dolby 5.1



aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068


Jost Hering Filme
Jost Hering
Postfach 301804
10746 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 - 21756856


Jan Wagner