Taktstürmer

A Film by Nico Sommer

Synopsis

The BERLIN BEGINNERS are Anna, Robert and Niko – ambitious unknown Berlin artists driven by their dream to make it in the hard knock world of pop. Their different life phases offer a personal, comical and tragic insight into life’s reality for musicians in Germany, removed from glamour and groupies.

Director

  • Picture of Nico Sommer © Nico Sommer

    Nico Sommer

    Nico Sommer was born in 1983 in Berlin. After numerous internships for film and television, he trained to become an assistant director, followed by studies in Feature and Documentary Film Direction at the Kassel Academy of Art. A selection of his films includes: several shorts (2004-2007) and medium length films. Silent Spring (Stiller Fruehling, 2008), Schäfchen Zählen (2008); Solokind (2010), Germany in Black and White (2011), A German Loves His Fatherland (2011); Berlin Beginners (Die Taktstürmer) (2011). Silvi – Maybe Love (2013) is his first feature feature film.

Awards + Festivals

  • 28th KASSEL DOCUMENTARY AND VIDEO FILM FESTIVAL 2011 (Germany) November 13, 2011
  • UNERHÖRT! MUSIKFILMFESTIVAL HAMBURG 2012 (Germany)May 13, 2012
  • HAYDAUER FILMTAGE 2012 (Germany) October 12, 2012
  • PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (London, UK)September 3, 2013
  • GREAT LAKES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (USA)September 26, 2013
  • 5th ATLANTA PHILOSOPHY FILM FESTIVAL (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)October 18, 2013

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Nico Sommer
Producer
Nico Sommer
Director Of Photography
Nico Sommer
Editor
Simon Binnenmarsch
Sound
Anton Weranow
Music
Robert Voß, Dancible Decibels Cellolitis

Details

Running Time
87:00
Screening Format
BluRay, DVD, .mov
Aspect Ratio
1:1.78 (16:9)
Sound
Stereo

Contact

Film Agency Director

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
M. Kaatsch, J. Hardt & Co. GbR Platz der Vereinten Nationen 28 D-10249 Berlin, Germany
+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de/film

Director & Production

Suesssauerfilm
Nico Sommer
Weserstraße 145
12059 Berlin, Germany

mail@suessauerfilm.de
nico@suesssauerfilm.de
http://www.suesssauerfilm.de
www.taktstuermer.de