#selfie

A Film by David M. Lorenz

Synopsis

A couple on holiday in Berlin. Everything is perfect, but then he wants to take a selfie… The ending of a relationship as seen through a mobile phone.

Director

  • Picture of David M. Lorenz © David M. Lorenz

    David M. Lorenz

    David M. Lorenz is a filmmaker living and working in Berlin. He was born in Freiburg im Breisgau in 1985. After graduating from school, he spent one year in Australia doing voluntary community service. Afterwards, he worked in the film and television industry in Munich and then moved to Austria to study "theatre, film and media" at the University of Vienna. Subsequently he started studying "audiovisual media" (focused on film direction) in Berlin. He finished this with honors in 2013. His fictional and documental short films were successfully screened at more than 500 film festivals or events in over 60 countries worldwide / www.davidmlorenz.de

Awards + Festivals

  • *BEST SHORT*
    20th TALLINN BLACK NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL - SLEEPWALKERS INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Baltic Sea Competition, Estland)November 14, 2016
  • 32nd INTERFILM – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Official Selection, Germany)November 14, 2016
  • 14th INT'L SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)December 3, 2016
  • 14th BOGOSHORTS - BOGOTÁ SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Colombia)December 6, 2016
  • CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • JETZT ODER NIE - FILMTAGE FRIEDRICHSHAFEN 2017 (Official Selection, Konstanz, Germany)January 21, 2017
  • 27th BAMBERG SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)January 23, 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
  • *BEST SHORT*
    9th INTERNATIONALES MEDIENFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany)March 10, 2017
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    21st VIDEONALE (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)March 11, 2017
  • 10th CINÉGLOBE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AT CERN (Official Selection, Meyrin, Switzerland)March 21, 2017
  • *OOTO - OUT OF THE ORDINARY - HONORABLE MENTION*
    10th TAOS SHORTZ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New Mexico, USA)March 30, 2017
  • 29th FILMFEST DRESDEN (Open Air Program, Germany)April 4, 2017
  • 7th NEW VISION INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kiev, Ukraine)April 7, 2017
  • 6th LE COURTS NOUS TIENT (Official Selection, Paris, France)April 11, 2017
  • 18th SCHWEINFURTER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Germany)April 13, 2017
  • 12th ANNUAL MYRTLE BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, South Carolina, USA)April 19, 2017
  • 18th CELLU L’ART SHORT FILM FESTIVAL JENA (Official Selection, Germany)April 25, 2017
  • 15th LA.MEKO KURZFILMFESTIVAL LANDAU (Official Selection, Landau, Germany)May 8, 2017
  • 8th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)May 10, 2017
  • 14th NEIßE FILM FESTIVAL (Open Air Screening, Germany)May 13, 2017
  • 19th BACKUP_FESTIVAL (backup.at.home Competition, Weimar, Germany) May 17, 2017
  • 2nd FICII - INCA IMPERIAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lima, Peru)May 19, 2017
  • 7th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FICAIJ (Official Selection, Mérida, Venezuela)May 29, 2017
  • 1st JIM THORPE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jim Thorpe, PA, USA)June 8, 2017
  • 24th RÜSSELSHEIMER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Germany)June 9, 2017
  • BERLINER KURZFILMROLLE 2017 (Screening, Radioeins Freiluftkino Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany)June 9, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 13. FESTIVAL DES NOUVEAUX CINÉMAS 2017June 14, 2017
  • 4th LITERALLY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Houston, Texas, USA)June 14, 2017
  • *BEST INT'L FICTION FILM*
    10th PORTO7 - OPORTO INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Porto, Portugal)June 14, 2017
  • 3rd SANTA CRUZ INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santa Cruz, Argentina)June 19, 2017
  • 23rd PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST AND FILM MARKET (Film Market, Palm Springs, CA, USA)June 20, 2017
  • 2nd TERMINUS CONFERENCE + FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)June 22, 2017
  • 8th FREDERICK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Frederick, Maryland, USA)June 23, 2017
  • *BEST SHORT FILM*
    15th ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)June 24, 2017
  • 18th CORTOGENIA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Madrid, Spain)June 28, 2017
  • 18th SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Maremetraggio Section, Trieste, Italy)July 1, 2017
  • 9th QUARANTINE FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Varna, Bulgaria)July 4, 2017
  • 3rd INT'L FILM FESTIVAL IN THE MOUNTAINS (Official Selection, Salento, Quindio, Colombia)July 5, 2017
  • 14th ÓBERA EN CORTOS - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Oberá Misones, Argentina)July 11, 2017
  • 15th SHORTS AT MOONLIGHT (Official Selection, Frankfurt, Germany)July 12, 2017
  • 14th INDY FILM FEST 2017 (Official Selection, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)July 13, 2017
  • *BEST EUROPEAN SHORT FILM*
    40th FESTIVAL INT'L INDEPENDIENTE (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)July 14, 2017
  • 8th KURZFILMNACHT AUGSBURGER LECHFLIMMERN (Official Selection, Germany)July 20, 2017
  • 4th MOOSBURGER KURZFILMNACHT (Official Selection, Germany)July 22, 2017
  • 7th POSTIRA SEASIDE FILM FESTIVAL ("Midnight Shorts", Croatia)July 26, 2017
  • HÖRSAALKINO JENA (Best of Cellu l'art film program, Germany)July 28, 2017
  • 11th FÜNF SEEN FILMFESTIVAL (Short Film Competition "Goldene Glühwürmchen", Gilching, Germany)July 28, 2017
  • 2nd SHOTS: International Independent Short Film Festival August 2, 2017
  • 24 RISAS POR SEGUNDO - FESTIVAL DE CINE Y COMEDIA (Official Selection, Mexico City, Mexico)August 2, 2017
  • 15th MOLISE CINEMA FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Casacalenda, Campobasso, Molise, Italy)August 8, 2017
  • 2nd BLACK SEA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vama Veche, Romania)August 8, 2017
  • MIDDLE COAST FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Bloomington, Indiana, USA)August 10, 2017
  • 2nd REVOLUTION ME FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, USA)August 10, 2017
  • 41th OPEN AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Official Selection, Weiterstadt, Germany)August 10, 2017
  • 2nd FARM FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Favara, Italy)August 17, 2017
  • *BEST SCREENPLAY*
    2nd PANAMA CANAL INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Panamá)August 17, 2017
  • 7th FARCUME - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CURTAS-METRAGENS DE FARO (Official Selection, Faro, Algarve, Portugal)August 21, 2017
  • 3rd INTERNATIONAL MOTIVATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL BRIDGE OF ARTS (Non-Competitive Programme, Rostov-on-Don, Russia)August 23, 2017
  • 5th KRALJEVSKI FILMSKI FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kraljevo, Serbia)August 31, 2017
  • 5th BIMBI A BORDO (Best of Skepto Screening, Guspini, Italy)September 1, 2017
  • 10th CINEMA CITY INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Up to 10 000 bucks program, Novi Sad, Serbia)September 1, 2017
  • 14th JAMESON CINEFEST MISKOLC INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hungary)September 8, 2017
  • 6th VISIONI CORTE INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Minturno, Italy)September 11, 2017
  • 15th AROUCA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Portugal)September 13, 2017
  • 4th CURT'ARRUDA (Official Selection, Lisboa, Portugal)September 15, 2017
  • 3rd GUAYAQUIL INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ecuador)September 16, 2017
  • 18th CALGARY INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)September 20, 2017
  • 3rd ANOTHER INDEPENDENT INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA)September 22, 2017
  • BOGOSHORTS UNDER THE MOON (Best of Bogoshorts program, Colombia)September 21, 2017
  • 10th NAPERVILLE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, IL, USA)September 23, 2017
  • 1st JINZHEN INT'L FILM FESTIVAL IN HANCHENG (Official Selection, China)October 1, 2017
  • 12th SAPPORO INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL & MARKET (Official Selection, Japan)October 5, 2017
  • 12th TACOMA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tacoma, Washington, USA)October 5, 2017
  • 3rd MINIKINO FILM WEEK - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BALI (Official Selection, Denpasar, Bali Indonesia)October 7, 2017
  • 10th LVIV INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL WIZ-ART (Official Selection, Lviv, Ukraine)October 11, 2017
  • 6th FESTIVAL DE COURTS MÉTRAGES DE LA COTE BLEUE (Official Selection, Carry l Rouet, Provence, France)October 12, 2017
  • 15th TALLGRASS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wichita, KS, USA)October 12, 2017
  • 7th INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF CYPRUS (Official Selection, Cyprus)October 14, 2017
  • 15th SHNIT WORLDWIDE SHORTFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bern, Switzerland)October 15, 2017
  • 3rd PARKFLIMMERN - FÜRSTENWALDER FILMTAGE 2017 (Official Selection, Germany)October 21, 2017
  • 1st FESTIVAL INT'L DE CINE INFANTIL Y JUVENIL (Official Selection, Santiago de Cali, Colombia)October 24, 2017
  • MERAKI INT'L FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Palma del Rio, Córdoba, Spain)October 24, 2017
  • 4th SAN FRANCISCO INT'L NEW CONCEPT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Francisco, USA)October 25, 2017
  • BEST SHORT NARRATIVE
    SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS (Narrative Short Film Competition, San José, Costa Rica)October 25, 2017
  • 36th FESTIVAL DU CINÉMA INTERNATIONAL EN ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE (Official Selection, Canada)October 28, 2017
  • 2nd MEDITERRANEAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Syracuse, Italy)October 31, 2017
  • 15th CATACUMBA UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Godella, Valencia, Spain)October 31, 2017
  • 15th CATACUMBA UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Godella, Spain)October 31, 2017
  • 9th JANA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH (Official Selection, Lebanon)November 1, 2017
  • 7th FESTIVAL INT'L DE CINE EDUCATIVO Y ESPIRITUAL CIDUAD RODRIGO (Official Selection, Spain)November 3, 2017
  • 6th CINEPHONE - INT'L SMARTPHONE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)November 5, 2017
  • 5th WAG FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Terranuova Bracciolini, Italy)November 9, 2017
  • 19th INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF THE BAY OF PASAIA - IKUSKA (Official Selection, Trintxerpe, Spain)November 11, 2017
  • 8th INT'L MOBILE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bitola, Macedonia)November 11, 2017
  • 11th ANNUAL RED ROCK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cedar City, Utah, USA)November 11, 2017
  • ARTMOV 2017 (Official Selection, Canovelles, Spain)November 13, 2017
  • 17th FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Germany)November 15, 2017
  • *BEST SHORT*
    22nd ERRENTERIA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Errenteria, Guipúzcoa, Spain)November 16, 2017
  • OPENS2019 DAYS (Cinema City presents: Best of Up to 10,000 Bucks, Novi Sad, Serbia)November 17, 2017
  • 1st ANNUAL CHELLAVISION SHORT FILM FEST (Official Selection, Indio, CA, USA)November 18, 2017
  • 1st TOFIFES - TORRECINOS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Panamá, Panama)November 20, 2017
  • 14th KINOFILM - MANCHESTER INT'L SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)November 20, 2017
  • *BEST INT'L FICTION SHORT*
    2nd FESTIVAL INT'L DE CINE CON MEDIOS ALTERNATIVOS (Official Selection, Mexico City, Mexico)November 22, 2017
  • 35th FESTIVAL TOUS COURTS (Teen's Program, Aix en Provence, France)November 27, 2017
  • 31st SCHWENNINGER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)November 27, 2017
  • GLOBAL GIRL'S FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Chicago, USA)December 1, 2017
  • 13th FESTIVAL DE CINE Y VINO (Official Selection, La Solana, Spain)December 1, 2017
  • 9th PILAS EN CORTO - FESTIVAL INT'L DE CORTOMETRAJES(Official Selection, Spain)December 1, 2017
  • 2nd BUCHAREST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bucharest, Romania)December 2, 2017
  • 1st LIECHTENSTEINER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Schaan, Liechtenstein)December 3, 2017
  • 22nd LINEA D'OMBRA FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Salerno, Italy)December 6, 2017
  • INT'L SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Bethesada, USA)December 14, 2017
  • *BEST FOREIGN FILM*
    CINEPROMO INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Moscow and seven other cities, Russia)December 21, 2017
  • SKEPTO FILM FESTIVAL SCHOOL SCREENING 2017 (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)December 21, 2017
  • SPIFF - SAINT PETERSBURG INT'L FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Russia)December 28, 2017
  • 2nd SILVER SCREEN FOR SHORT FILMS "SSSF" (Official Selection, FL, USA)January 10, 2018
  • 4th FESTIVAL INT'L CINE EN LA ISLA (Official Selection, Isla Fuerte, Colombia)January 16, 2017
  • INT'L SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Washington, USA)January 18, 2018
  • 5th SUDAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (SIFF) 2018 (Official Selection, Khartoum, Sudan)January 21, 2018
  • 2nd INDIEJUNIOR ALLIANZ - INT'L CHILDREN'S AND YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Porto, Portugal)January 30, 2018
  • 2nd VO(ST): JEUNE CINÉMA D'EUROPE (Official Selection, Betton, France)February 2, 2018
  • FOUR SEASONS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)February 3, 2018
  • 7th FESTIVAL INT’L DE CINE DE PEHUAJO (Official Selection, Argentina)February 5, 2018
  • 18th BRUSSELS INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brussels, Belgium)February 11, 2018
  • *BEST COMEDY SHORT FILM* *BEST SCREENPLAY* *BEST LEAD ACTOR* *BEST LEAD ACTRESS* *1ST AUDIENCE AWARD*
    THE SOUTH FILM AND ARTS ACADEMY FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Chile)February 16, 2018
  • I FILMMAKER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Malaga, Spain)February 20, 2018
  • 3rd FINDECOIN - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Anzoátegui, Venezuela)February 23, 2018
  • 1st BUXTINALE - FILMFEST BUXTEHUDE (Official Selection, Buxtehude, Germany)March 8, 2018
  • 1st CHAMBAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rajasthan, India)March 10, 2018
  • 2nd MALATESTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Cesena, Italy)March 12, 2018
  • 2nd MICROFEST (Official Selection, Moscow & St. Petersburg, Russia)March 15, 2018
  • 13th ATHENS ANIMFEST (Official Selection, Athens, Greece)March 15, 2018
  • 4th LYONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lyons, CO, USA)March 23, 2018
  • 5th SHORTY WEEK FILM FEST (Official Selection, Cádiz, Spain)April 5, 2018
  • 10th FILM FEST PETALUMA (Official Selection, Petaluma, CA, USA)May 5, 2018
  • 2nd FESTIVAL INTERACTIF DE CINÉMA DE LÉVIS (Official Selection, Lévis, Quebec, Canada)May 7, 2018
  • 15th MOSTRA CINEMA TARANTO (Official Selection, Taranto, Italy)May 21, 2018
  • 10th ROLLE VORWÄRTS - FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Germany)May 24, 2018
  • 13th BERKSHIRE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Great Barrington, MA, USA)May 31, 2018
  • 2nd FESCISA - SAN ANTONIO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ecuador)April 3, 2018
  • 4th BANJARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)April 6, 2018
  • 1st BERLIN INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)April 19, 2018
  • 5th CENSURADOS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lima, Peru)April 21, 2018
  • 4th SYDNEY WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sydney, Australia)April 23, 2018
  • 6th FRONT RANGE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Longmont, CO, USA)April 27, 2018
  • 4th ANNUAL NASSAU FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Princeton, NJ, USA)May 17, 2018
  • ZEITIMPULS KURZFILMWETTBEWERB (Official Selection, Vienna, Austria)June 18, 2018
  • *NOMINATION for BEST PICTURE & BEST SCREENPLAY*
    1st REACT FILM FEST (Official Selection, Catanzaro, Italy)June 28, 2018
  • 19th SHORTS - INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Best of Shorts IFF, Trieste, Italy)June 30, 2018
  • GERNIALE - KINO OPEN AIR 2018 (Official Selection, Gern, Eggenfelden, Germany)July 19, 2018
  • 10th MALTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Malta)August 1, 2018
  • 2nd MALTA FILM EXPO 2018 (Official Selection, San Gwann, Malta)September 1, 2018

Trailer

Crew

Director
David M. Lorenz
1st AD
Paul Weiss
Screenplay
David M. Lorenz
Producer
FILMMENSCHEN Filmproduktionen, David M. Lorenz & Paul Weiss
Director of Photography
Martin Gasch
Sound
Inge Naning
Maske
Sarah Huzel
Editor
David M. Lorenz
Music
The Turtles
Sound Design
Hans Morricone
Animation
Paul Weiss
Farbkorrektur
Fabienne Bayer

Details

Running Time
7' minutes / 5' minutes
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
5.1. DS

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

FILMMENSCHEN Filmproduktion
David M. Lorenz & Paul Weiss

DIRECTOR

David M. Lorenz

kontakt@davidmlorenz.de
www.davidmlorenz.de