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A Film by Renja Schmakeit

Synopsis

INCURABLE.
The 40-year-old Nurse Theresa helps out patients with euthanasia. She is convinced that she’s helping a lot of people with it. When her terminally ill son expresses his wish to die she is to make a painful decision that makes her think.

Director

  • Picture of Renja Schmakeit © Renja Schmakeit

    Renja Schmakeit

    Renja Schmakeit is a filmmaker, producer and composer from Hanover. He has been working in the field for several years now and brings media production to a professional level with various commercials, soundtrack compositions and sound design on his portfolio.
    "INCURABLE" is his debut short film, which was created as a graduation film project in his studies of media design.
    His greatest strengths are production coordination and pre-production, film editing and post-production and original orchestral soundtrack compositions and sound mixing for film, games and theatre.
    With an extraordinary social spot, he was awarded first place in the "Tippen tötet (texting kills)" competition of the German Road Safety Organization.
    In addition to the production of numerous image films, music videos and industrial films, he also composed several soundtracks for animated and real films as well as trailers.

Awards + Festivals

  • 8th HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bemidji, MN, USA)March 27, 2019
  • 1st NORTHEAST MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dillard, Georgia, USA)June 14, 2019

Crew

Director
Renja Schmakeit
Screenplay
Renja Schmakeit & Fabian Fornalski
Producer
Renja Schmakeit
Director of Photography
Daniel M.G. Weiß
Art Direction
Vanessa von Krosigk
Costume Design
Sarah Borchardt
Sound
Clara Wignanek
Editor
Renja Schmakeit
Colour Grading
Vitus Soska
Sound Design
Renja Schmakeit
Music
Renja Schmakeit

Cast

Theresa
Katharina Zapatka
Julia
Claudia Grottke
Thomas
Thorsten Danner
Tim
Benjamin Berger
Maria
Marnie Santkiewitsch
Inge
Anna Haack
Philip
Gero Reinhardt

Details

Running Time
15 minutes
Shooting Format
1:2.40 R3D RAW
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.40
Sound
5.1 Audio

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

Hochschule Hannover
Abt. Design und Medien
Expo Plaza 2
30539 Hannover

DIRECTOR

Renja Schmakeit

renjaschmakeit@gmail.com
www.renja.cc