Valentina

A Film by Max Kidd

Synopsis

Germany 1944 during World War II: The ukrainian forced labor Valentina escapes out of the labor education Camp next to the small german village Langenzenn. Rescued by Martin and his parents she is hidden in their barn. An acid test for Martin, his family and the solidarity of the whole village.

Director

  • Picture of Max Kidd © Claus Morgenstern

    Max Kidd

    Born and raised in Schweinfurt Max Kidd discovered after a year of high school in Cincinnati already with 16 his passion for acting. The secondary school in Würzburg followed three years drama school before having 2009 the leading role in the drama „Hangtime". At the Munich Film Festival, he was awarded for his acting with the "Young German Cinema". After a few episode starring roles in german television, he was casted in 2011 together with Eva-Maria Grein von Friedl and Tobias Oertel in the RTL movie IK1. In Steven Spielbergs thriller "St. James" he played a small part at the side of Tom Hanks. Aside from acting, Kidd writes scripts and directs. So he shoot the short films "A Dreamer's Dream" and "brother love". Together with Tobias Rosen and Tilman Braun he founded 2010 the production company Y-Concepts GbR. They realized numerous commercials.

Awards + Festivals

  • 11th MONACO CHARITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Yacht Club of Monaco Theater, Monaco)May 7, 2016
  • *BEST SCREENPLAY*
    5th KOLKATA SHORTS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)July 24, 2016
  • *DIRECTOR'S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA) September 5, 2016
  • 36th BRECKENRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)September 15, 2016
  • *HONORABLE MENTION IN BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM CATEGORY*
    2nd ALL LIGHTS INDIA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Hyderabad, India)September 24, 2016
  • 11th ANNUAL TACOMA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)October 6, 2016
  • BIRMINGHAM OKTOBERFEST EVENT (Screening, Underground FilmFest, Birmingham, Alabama, USA)October 9, 2016
  • 5th DELHI SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)November 6, 2016
  • SHORTS 16 – TRINATIONALES FILMFESTIVAL OBERRHEIN (Official Selection, Offenburg, Germany)November 8, 2016
  • 10th PENTEDATTILO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Itay)December 7, 2016
  • 22th FILMFESTIVAL TÜRKEI DEUTSCHLAND (Official Selection, Nuremberg, Germany)March 4, 2017
  • 41st CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FILM SLAM Program, Ohio, USA)March 29, 2017
  • UTAH FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, USA)April 7, 2017
  • FLICKERS’ RHODE ISLAND INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Spring Edition, USA)April 17, 2017
  • 4th INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cyprus)May 11, 2017
  • 1st BEST FICTION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, USA)May 19, 2017
  • 7th BENGALURU INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bangalore, India)August 26, 2017
  • 3rd INDIEFLICKS MONTHLY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manchester, UK)September 5, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Tobias Rosen, Max Kidd & Tilman Braun
Producer
Tobias Rosen
Line Producer
Tilman Braun
Associate Producer
Max Kidd
Director
Max Kidd
Co-Director
Tobias Rosen & Tilman Braun
Director of Photography
Johannes Kreuser
Art Direction
Katja Schröder
Costume Design
Christina Halbfas
Sound
Michael Manzke
Editor
Julia Drache
Sound Design
Michael Manzke
Music
Moritz Fischer

Details

Running Time
28:50 Min
Shooting Format
ARRI ALEXA / 2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.35:1
Sound
5.1.
Website

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY / CREATIVE PRODUCER

Tobias Rosen

+49 (0)178 - 55 15 737

t.rosen@hamburgmediaschool.com

Y-Concepts
Tilman Braun, Tobias Rosen & Max Kidd GbR
Knetzbergstr. 18
97422 Schweinfurt, Germany

www.y-concepts.de
http://valentina.catdox.com/