Sweetheart

A Film by Miguel Angelo Pate

Synopsis

When a mysterious asteroid crashes into the Pacific Ocean, all the adults on earth degenerate into feral creatures. A young girl, Sweetheart, fights for the survival of herself and her infant brother in this brutal new world, where her own parents are no longer who they appear to be, and nowhere is safe.

Director

  • Picture of Miguel Angelo Pate © Miguel Angelo Pate

    Miguel Angelo Pate

    German-born Miguel Angelo Pate began his career in film as an Assistant Director. Over nearly a decade, he has been fortunate enough to follow his passion all over the world studying every aspect of filmmaking from the industry’s most acclaimed, such as Quentin Tarantino, The Wachowskis, Stephen Daldry and Joe Wright, just to name a few.
    Miguel made his directorial debut with BRIDGES – A LIVING GRAPHIC NOVEL, which won awards at several film festivals, including the „Best Action Adventure Film“ at Comic-Con International Film Festival 2012 in San Diego.

Awards + Festivals

  • 3rd GENRENALE FILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Berlin, Germany)February 11, 2015
  • DC INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Washington, DC, USA)February 25, 2015
  • NW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Shortlisted, Canada)March 1, 2015
  • BYRON BAY INT’L FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Official Selection, Australia)March 6, 2015
  • FESTIVAL INT’L DU FILM D’AUBAGNE 2015 (Official Selection, France) March 16, 2015
  • 16th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)March 18, 2015
  • CLUJ SHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)March 23, 2015
  • 9th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA (Official Selection, India)March 25, 2015
  • 7th LJUBJANA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Solvenia)March 30, 2015
  • *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    48th WORLDFEST HOUSTON - HOUSTON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)April 10, 2015
  • 17th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DETECTIVE FILMS „DETECTIVEFEST“ (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)April 15, 2015
  • GENRENALE SCREAMER TOUR 2015 (Germany)May 8, 2015
  • 8th PORTO7 – OPORTO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Portugal)June 10, 2015
  • *DIPLOMA*
    43rd FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)June 12, 2015
  • *NOMINATION*
    25th DEUTSCHER KAMERAPREIS / 25th GERMAN CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD (Cologne, Germany)June 20, 2015
  • 35th FANTAFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Multisala Barberini, Rom, Italy)June 22, 2015
  • 30th ALPINALE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Austria)August 11, 2015
  • ON LOCATION: MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL (Official Selection, TN, USA)September 3, 2015
  • 35th FANTAFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cinema Trevi, Rom, Italy)September 7, 2015
  • 8th NAPERVILLE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Illinois, USA)September 12, 2015
  • FILMFESTIVAL MÜNSTER 2015 (Competition, Germany)September 23, 2015
  • LUND INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Section, Sweden)October 22, 2015
  • 8th MORBIDO FEST 2015 (Official Selection, Mexico)October 28, 2015
  • AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)November 5, 2015
  • IN THE PALACE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)December 8, 2015
  • *BEST F3 SHORT FILM*
    13th BOGOTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – BOGOSHORT (Official Selection, Bogotá Colomia)December 9, 2015
  • 6th GREEN BAY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, WI, USA)March 3, 2016
  • 6th BONEBAT „COMEDY OF HORRORS“ FILM FEST 2016 (Official Selection, Redmond, Washington, USA)April 23, 2016
  • 10th FILM FEST PETALUMA (Official Selection, Petaluma, CA, USA)May 5, 2018

Crew

Director
Miguel Angelo Pate
Screenplay
Shane McGoey
Producer
Coco Francini, Philipp Klausing
Director Of Photography
Jalaludin Trautmann
Editor
Wayan Blue Palmieri
Sound
Eddie Bosnoyan, Sean Higgins
Music
Giuseppe Vasapolli

Details

Running Time
20:00
Shooting Format
Arri Alexa
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov
Aspect Ratio
1:2.35
Sound
Stereo
Website

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

Element Film GmbH
Nassauische Str. 3
10717 Berlin, Germany