True

A Film by Simon Schneider

Synopsis

Hurt by the betrayal of his girlfriend, the talented progammer Paul is convinced: Nobody should be allowed to keep secrets from each other anymore – and he uploads his groundbreaking text analysis software. From now on every social network profile can be hacked in no time. But Paul’s revenge is doomed from the beginning.

Director

  • Picture of Simon Schneider © Simon Schneider

    Simon Schneider

    Born in 1996 in Bad Neustadt an der Saale, raised in Erfurt. Grown up the youth theatre ‘die SCHOTTE’. There startet the passion for acting and storytelling. With 15 years the first film and television interships at Motion Works, KiKA and at the MDR production „In Aller Freundschaft“. The enthusiasm for directing develops. In 2014 beside finishing the school produced and directed his first short film 'True'. After the graduation from school worked for various students productions as assistant director. Also Member of the ‚TP2 Talentpool’ program. In the middle of 2016 host, editor and author for the children channel 'KiKA' from ARD and ZDF. Since 2017 study directing at the ifs international film school cologne.

Awards + Festivals

  • 5th GENERALE (World Premiere, Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)February 16, 2017
  • NEWBIE AWARD FOR THE BEST FIRST WORK
    19th INDEPENDENT DAYS - INTERNATIONALE FILMFESTSPIELE KARLSRUHE (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)April 5, 2017
  • NOMINATION AUDIENCE PRIZE TEEN SHORTS
    18th CELLU L’ART (Official Selection, Jena, Germany)April 27, 2017
  • BRONZE MEDAL
    5th BBF FICTION (Official Selection, Schrobenhausen, Germany)May 6, 2017
  • 2nd CIUDAD DE MÉXICO INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, México City, México)June 25, 2017
  • NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARD (Competition, North Carolina, USA)November 16, 2017
  • 3rd INDIEFLICKS FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Manchester, England)January 3, 2018
  • *DIRECTOR'S CHOICE AWARD*
    3rd INDIEFLICKS FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Liverpool, England)January 8, 2018
  • 6th FRONT RANGE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Longmont, CO, USA)April 27, 2018

Crew

Director
Simon Schneider
Screenplay
Simon Schneider, Vincent Schober
Producer
Simon Schneider, Flu Popow, Fabian Hagedorn
Director of Photography
Flu Popow
Art Direction
Wilhelm Lindner, Musa Mylko
Costume Design
Vivien Frischkemuth
Sound
Marvin Best
Editor
Constantin Maier
Sound Design
Marko Weichler
Music
Felix Löwy

Details

Running Time
19:48 min.
Shooting Format
Redcode RAW
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2,39
Sound
Stereo 2.0

Contact

FILMFESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Simon Schneider

simon.joshua.schneider@gmail.com
www.daretofail.de
www.facebook.com/truekurzfilm