WOMAN IN THE MIRROR 

Fictional Short Film

DETAILS

In our short film Mata Hari (Katarina Strahinic) is preparing for her first dance performance in a dressing room at the Musée Guimet in Paris.  Her maid Anna Lintjens (Stephanie Lexer) helps her transform from a European lady into an Indian princess.  Monsieur Noir (Nico Birnbaum), a skeptical journalist, interferes with her plans and she soon realizes a lot is at stake, should she actually dance. 

 

Margaretha Geertruida Zelle was a courageous Dutch woman, who neglected the social constraints of her time. After losing nearly everything in her life she created the persona "Mata Hari", an Indian princess who revolutionized the image of the female body as a semi-nude dancer. 

Release date: 2019 

Running Time: 20 min

Language: English

Starring Katarina Strahinic (Mata Hari), Stephanie Lexer (Anna Lintjens), Nico Birnbaum (Monsieur Noir)

Production: Annette Hildebrand

Writers: Annette Hildebrand, Karoline Vielemeyer

Director: Karoline Vielemeyer

Cinematography: Chris Hirschhäuser 

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THE SOUND OF VIOLET

THE SEARCH OF PROFESSOR LEIDEL

Short Documentary

DETAILS

Prof. W.-G. Leidel writes entire orchestra pieces while waiting at the doctor's office. Inspired by

the great romantics, his career as a composer started when he was only 4 years old.

This film gives a glimpse into his work and creation that is anything but ordinary ...

Release Date: 2019

Running Time: 20 min

Language: German

With: W.-G. Leidel, Sabine Leidel, Gabriele Lenhardt

Director: Karoline Vielemeyer

Cinematography: Julian M. Grünthal

Musik: W.-G. Leidel

Sound: Stefan Schmidt

Production Management: Stefan Schmidt, Marcus Schnwenzel

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This film was made in association with Filmfabrik Weimar e.V.

and made possible with the support of Thüringer Staatskanzlei. 



BIG CITY FEVER 

Fictional Short Film, Director & Editor


Valisia, a modern-day prostitute, is catapulted into the impoverished streets of Otto Dix's 1920s triptych Metropolis. Dreaming to belong to the high society club depicted in the center, she sneaks in wearing a stolen designer coat. But that upper-class world is not as rosy as she imagined ... 

 

DETAILS

Running Time: 16 min

Language: German

Starring Katarina Strahinic (full cast on imdb)

Writer & Director: Karoline Vielemeyer

Cinematography: Julian M. Grünthal

Hair & Makeup: Sonia Slansky

Costumes: Marcus Schwenzel

Editing: Karoline Vielemeyer

Music: Stefan Schmidt

Sound Design: Andreas Vorwerk

 

This film was made in association with

Prague Film School and Filmfabrik Weimar e.V.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

  • Winner 'Best Student Film': Long Beach Indie International (LBI) Film Festival, LA 2016
  • BDFA-Bundesfilmfestival Fiction 2018, Second Place 
  • FILMThuer 2017, Winner: 'Beste Bildgestaltung', Erfurt
  • Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival Online 2017
  • Silicon Beach Film Festival, LA 2017 
  • Days of German and Russian Short Films "Vkratze"! Volgograd 2017
  • Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner 2017 
  • Finalist: BLOW-UP International Arthouse Film Fest, Chicago 2016 
  • Finalist: Hollywood Screenings Film Festival, 2016