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HomeAwards‘Sad Jokes’ delivers at Munich’s German Cinema New Talent awards

‘Sad Jokes’ delivers at Munich’s German Cinema New Talent awards

Fabian Stumm received the €30,000 finest director prize for Unhappy Jokes at this yr’s version of the German Cinema New Expertise Awards, introduced on the Munich Worldwide Movie Pageant.

Stumm’s second movie is a musing on the inherent comedy of the human situation, and stars Stumm himself, with Haley Louise Jones. 

The jury of Mariko Minoguchi, Denis Moschitto, and Florian Koerner von Gustorf described the movie as: “A targeted have a look at the absurdities and vicissitudes of life, which might be harsh and abrasive, then merely unreal, and finally superbly poetic.”

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Unhappy Jokes will likely be launched in Germany on September 12 by Salzgeber & Co. Medien, which can also be dealing with world gross sales for the movie.

The awards ceremony on the College of Tv and Movie (HFF) in Munich on July 5 additionally noticed Cologne-based producer Semih Korhan Güner obtain the €20,000 award for finest manufacturing for Justine Bauer’s debut function Odor Of Burnt Milk which was shot largely in dialect and set on a dairy farm in southern Germany.

Bauer is now working with Güner on creating his function directorial debut Mein Stück Land which has already acquired script funding from Filmstiftung NRW.

The €10,000 award for finest screenplay went to the HFF graduates Aaron Arens and Lukas Free for his or her debut function Locations In The Solar which will likely be launched in German cinemas by Filmwelt Verleihagentur on Augus 22t and is the primary function movie manufacturing by the Munich-based outfit Maverick Movies.

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Arens and Free’s prize, which additionally contains admission to a mentoring programme organised by Bavaria Fiction and supervised by growth govt Thomas Kren, follows the Metropolis of Munich’s Starter Prize awarded to artistically excellent initiatives by newcomer filmmakers.

The €10,000 award for finest performing efficiency was garnered by the non-professional Ghanian actress Atika Jumaih Bashiru for her function in Jan Hendrik Lübbers’ debut function O Chale , his commencement movie from the ifs worldwide filmschule köln.

The jury declared Bashiru’s efficiency in Lübbers’ docufiction “conveys a sincerity that has moved us. Her means to specific feelings and interior turmoil by way of her mere presence is spectacular and proves that good performing doesn’t all the time need to be loud and expressive”.

The German Cinema New Expertise Award is sponsored by Bavaria Movie, Bayerischer Rundfunk, and DZ Financial institution and recognises excellent achievements by rising expertise in function movies screened within the New German Cinema part of the Munich Worldwide Movie Pageant.

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