Von Faltbooten und Heringen

A Film by Elena Brotschi

Synopsis

SPARROWS AND SNORKELS

Ivan meets Paolo, little Jonas meets Ida, another Jonas meets Sandra and Annina meets Jonas – in july, at a campsite by a river.

Director

  • Picture of Elena Brotschi © Elena Brotschi

    Elena Brotschi

    Elena Brotschi was born in 1984 in Biel, Switzerland. She studied photography at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZhdK) and at HFF Högskolan för Fotografi Göteborg, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2009. Subsequently she took up studies in film at the ZHdK and graduated in 2014. „SPARROWS AND SNORKELS“ is her graduation film.

Awards + Festivals

  • 30th WARSAW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Poland)October 13, 2014
  • 18th INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMTAGE WINTERTHUR (Competition, Switzerland)November 4, 2014
  • *BEST FICTION*
    14th FLENSBURGER KURZFILMTAGE (Competition, Germany)November 12, 2014
  • 8th SWIKOS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Basel, Switzerland)November 21, 2014
  • 37th POITIERS FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, France)November 28, 2014
  • 20th SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LEUVEN (Competition, Belgium)November 28, 2014
  • 36th FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS-PREIS (Competition, Germany)January 19, 2015
  • 50th SOLOTHURNER FILMTAGE (Competition, Switzerland)January 22, 2015
  • 11th FESTIVAL COURTOUJOURS (Competition, Geneva, Switzerland)February 19, 2015
  • *PRIX DE LA VILLE DE VANNES – BEST SHORT FILM*
    14th CINÉCRAN – RENCONTRES DU CINÉMA EUROPÉEN DE VANNES (Competition, France)March 4, 2015
  • 21st REGENSBURGER KURZFILMWOCHE (Competition, Germany)March 18, 2015
  • *1st PLACE STUDENT FILM* *AUDIENCE AWARD STUDENT FILM*
    39th SCHWEIZER JUGENDFILMTAGE (Competition, Switzerland)March 18, 2015
  • CINECLASS – FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM SCOLAIRE ET UNIVERSITAIRE (Competition, France)March 30, 2015
  • 27th FILMFEST DRESDEN (Competition, Germany)April 14, 2015
  • 25th FILMKUNSTFEST MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN (Competition, Schwerin, Germany)May 5, 2015
  • 9th 20MINMAX – KURZFILMFESTIVAL INGOLSTADT (Competition, Germany)June 6, 2015
  • 13th PLEINE DE LA BOBINE (Competition, France) June 13, 2015
  • 15th SOPOT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Poland)July 13, 2015
  • 9th FÜNF SEEN FILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Germany)July 29, 2015
  • *GOLDENES EINHORN – BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM*
    30th ALPINALE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Austria)August 11, 2015
  • *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    7th SHORTYNALE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Austria)August 12, 2015
  • 7th GÄSSL FILM FESTIVAL BASEL (Competition, Switzerland)August 28, 2015
  • 14th FESTIVAL SILHOUETTE (Official Selection, France)August 29, 2015
  • *3rd PLACE LUZERN FILM AWARD*
    12th UPCOMING FILMMAKERS LUZERN (Competition, Switzerland)September 19, 2015
  • KURZFILMNACHT-TOUR ROMANDIE (Screening Tour by Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland)September 18, 2015
  • 11th EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL AT MIT (Competition, Massachusetts, USA)September 26, 2015
  • 20th SCHLINGEL – INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (Competition, Germany)October 7, 2015
  • 3rd FESTIVAL LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES (Competition, Belgium)October 16, 2015
  • 8th NORTHERN WAVE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Iceland)October 17, 2015
  • 45th MOLODIST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Ukraine)October 24, 2015
  • 13th MANLLEU FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Spain)November 3, 2015
  • 5th AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, UK)November 5, 2015
  • 26th KINOFEST LÜNEN (Competition, Germany)November 12, 2015
  • 14th FILMZ – FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Competition, Mainz, Germany)November 25, 2015
  • 29th STUTTGARTER FILMWINTER (Special Program, Germany)January 14, 2016
  • 1st LYON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, France)January 30, 2016
  • 6th FiLUMS’16 INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pakistan)February 12, 2016
  • 4th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, USA)February 26, 2016
  • *BEST SCRIPT*
    5th WATERSPRITE FILM FESTIVAL (Nominee for Screenplay Award, Cambridge, UK)March 4, 2016
  • 11th KINOKI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL 2016(Official Selection, México City, México)April 4, 2016
  • 8th ANNUAL SENE FILM, MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rhode Island, USA)April 19, 2016
  • 18th INDEPENDENT DAYS INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL (Section: ""Low-Budget-Wettbewerb", Karlsruhe, Germany)March 30, 2016
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Children Section, Minsk, Belarus)April 7, 2016
  • 8th ANNUAL SENE FILM, MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rhode Island, USA)April 19, 2016
  • REGIONAL SCREENING FILMFEST CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE (Regional Screening, Belarus) May 14, 2016
  • 11th HOBOKEN INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New Jersey, USA) June 3, 2016
  • 3rd SILOE FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Italy)July 8, 2016
  • 23rd OPENEYES FILMFEST 2016 (Spielfilmblock, Marburg, Germany) July 17, 2016
  • 40th OPEN AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Open Air Programm, Germany)August 14, 2016
  • 2nd ANOTHER INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA)September 8, 2016
  • THE DIRECTOR'S CHOICE AWARD
    1st INDIEFLICKS DÜSSELDORF (Official Selection, Germany)October 5, 2016
  • 1st YOUNG EUROPEAN CINEMA / JEUNE CINÉMA EUROPÉEN (Official Selection, Betton, France)November 28, 2016
  • 18th BUNTER HUND - INTERNATIONALES KURZFILMFEST MÜNCHEN (Official Selection, Munich, Germany)March 18, 2017
  • 2nd FESTIVAL SCÈN ART EN COURT (Official Selection, Rennes, France)March 29, 2017
  • HOLLYWORMS - DER 5. LANGE WORMSER KURZFILMTAG (Official Selection, Worms, Germany)April 15, 2017
  • NORDEN - THE NORDIC ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ostseefjord Schlei, Germany)August 30, 2018

Trailer

Crew

Director
Elena Brotschi
Screenplay
Elena Brotschi, Mario Gysi
Director of Photography
Tom Keller
Producer
ZhdK
Editor
Simon Gutknecht
Sound Design
Gregg Skerman, Benjamin Pogonatos
Music
Heidi Happy, The Teenage Kings, Benjamin Pogonatos, Maria Hänggi

Details

Running Time
15:00
Shooting Format
ARRI Alexa 4444
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD), HDCamSR, Quicktime
Aspect Ratio
16:9 / 1:1.85
Sound
Dolby 5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL, DISTRIBUTION & PRODUCTION

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZhdK
Departement Darstellende Künste und Film
Bachelor of Arts in Film
c/o Laura Zimmermann
Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
8031 Zürich, Switzerland

Tel. +41 (0) 43 446 31 14

laura.zimmermann@zhdk.ch
film.info@zhdk.ch
www.zhdk.ch