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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: STUDENT

SHIFT

Directed by Nico Zingelmann
SHORT NARRATIVE 18 Minutes North American Premiere
FILM GUIDE SHIFT
Fifty-year-old George Komann and his colleagues face the possibility of being laid off by their company without even receiving decent compensation. Knowing that no one will rehire people their age, Komann risks everything by asking his boss for 15 minutes to discuss a delicate matter, the outcome of which will be either the making or the undoing of each man.
Drama
About the Director(s)
Nico Zingelmann (b. 1977) worked as a director and first assistant director on music videos, commercials, and films. Zingelmann graduated from the Hollywood Masterclass at UCLA and the Filmakademie Baden- Württemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Films include Season Greetings (2005) and Storm (2002). Shift has already won several awards at film festivals throughout Germany.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Student
  • Year:
    2007
  • Length:
    18 minutes
  • Language:
    German
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    North American
Cast & Credits
  • Principal Cast:
    Herbert Knaup, Christoph Bach
  • Screenwriter:
    Nico Zingelmann
  • Producers:
    Jean-Young Kwak, Birke Birkner
  • Director of Photography:
    Felix Poplawsky
  • Production Designer:
    Tina Andric
  • Composer:
    Christopher Bremus
  • Editor:
    Marco Baumhof

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