Schnee essen

A Film by Max Hegewald

Synopsis

EAT SNOW

Sarah, Gerda and Leonie know each other from the chat room. They meet in a small village and walk together into the woods to commit suicide in a small tent. Before they can start their last journey they see themselves confronted with their decision to die, their thoughts about life and death and their fears.

Director

  • Picture of Max Hegewald © Max Hegewald

    Max Hegewald

    Max was born 1991 in Berlin, Germany. Since 2005 he was participating in acting lessons and working as an actor. His TV-debut was in 2008. In 2009 he performed as one of the main characters in NO FEAR, together with actresses Carolyn Genzkow and Michelle Barthel. The TV Drama by German director Aelrun Goette won the "Grimme Preis". In February 2011 he won the "Golden Camera Award" as best upcoming actor and the „Günther Strack - TV Award“ for his performance in ARNES NACHLASS. In addition to his acting performance, he is working as a director and author. 2012 he realized the film DIE ANGSTHASEN and a few years later the middle length film SCHNEE ESSEN. Since 2013 he is studying at the „Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf“, where he directed the film SCHUBIDOU and NACHTSCHATTENGEWÄCHSE. Currently he is working on his debut feature BLACKBIRD (2016)

Awards + Festivals

  • 37th FESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS (Medium-Length Film Competition, Saarbrücken, Germany)January 18, 2016
  • 12th ACHTUNG BERLIN – NEW BERLIN FILM AWARD (Competition “Made in Berlin-Brandenburg”, Germany)April 13, 2016
  • 6th DADA SAHEB PHALKE FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, India) April 30, 2016
  • 11th MONACO CHARITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Yacht Club of Monaco Theater, Monaco)May 7, 2016
  • 69th CANNES INT'L FILM FESTIVAL – SHORT FILM CORNER (Market Screening; France)May 16, 2016
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    2nd INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL LANGESUND (Int’l Film Competition, Norway)June 7, 2016
  • 10th WENDLAND SHORTS (Official Selection, Germany)June 17, 2016
  • *DIRECTOR'S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA) September 5, 2016
  • 23th INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMWOCHE REGENSBURG (School & Shortfilm Competition, Germany)March 15, 2017

Crew

Screenplay
Max Hegewald
Producer
Max Hegewald
Director
Max Hegewald
Director of Photography
Juliane Liebers
Costume Design
Jan Koslowski
Sound
Franz Kotte
Editor
Max Hegewald
Sound Design
Roman Pogorzelski
Music
Chris Wolke, Adam Taylor, Songs of Water, Seryn, Brendan James

Details

Running Time
30.00 min.
Shooting Format
2.37:1 (RED 5K WIDE)
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.37:1
Sound
Dolby 5.1
Website

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Max Hegewald
www.max-hegewald.com