Digital Immigrants

2016 | Documentary | 21 min | BA Film

Directed by
Dennis Stauffer
Norbert Kottmann

Collection: Degree Films 2016

1984 – The home computer arrives in our living rooms and overruns a whole generation. Only those who master the new technology have a future. The computer splits society into “Digital Natives” and “Digital Immigrants”.
2016 – A group of senior citizens is trying to adapt to the speed of computerization in order to find their place in the digital age. Their problem is ours: How long can we keep up with the rapid development?

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Trailer

Runtime21 min
Year of Production2016
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Aspect Ratio16:9
Audio Format5.1, Stereo
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageSwiss German
Available SubtitlesGerman, English, French
Director Dennis Stauffer
Norbert Kottmann
Cinematography Dennis Stauffer
Editor Norbert Kottmann
Music Bänz Isler
Digital Colorist Ralph Wetli
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Graphic Artist Esther Jenni
Technical Support Postproduction Norbert Kottmann, Robin Wenger
Project Mentoring Sabine Gisiger, Christian Iseli

News

30. March 2017
Award for Best Documentary at the CineGlobe 2017 | Cycle de vie

At CineGlobe Film Festival in the CERN the public opts "Digital Immigrants" for the Best Documentary.

CineGlobe in the CERN | Geneva | Switzerland


28. March 2017
Schweizer Filmpreis QUARTZ 2017 für "Digital Immigrants"

Der Bachelorabschlussfilm "Digital Immigrants" von Dennis Stauffer und Norbert Kottmann wird in Genf mit dem QUARTZ 2017 als bester Abschlussfilm ausgezeichnet.

Bester Abschlussfilm 2017


26. January 2017
Swiss Film Award QUARTZ 2017 - three films are nominated

"My Life as a Film " by Eva Vitija und "Raving Iran" by Susanne Regina Meures are nominated for the BEST DOCUMENTARY "Digital Immigrants" by Dennis Stauffer & Norbert Kottmann is nominated for the BEST DEGREE FILM

Swiss Film Award QUARTZ 2017


15. November 2016
Publikumspreis der Kurzfilmtagen Winterthur geht an "Digital Immigrants"

Das Publikum der Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 2016 hat seinen Liebling gewählt: Der mit CHF 10'000.– dotierte von der Zürcher Kantonal Bank gestiftete ZKB Publikumspreis geht an:

ZKB Publikumspreis 2016


Screenings

31. May 2018 – 13. June 2018
short shorts film festival & asia 2018
Tokyo | Japan

31. May 2018 – 13. June 2018
Mostra Ecofalante de Cinema Ambiental
Sao Paulo | Brasilien

16. February 2018 – 18. February 2018
Filmgilde Biel
Biel | Schweiz

21. November 2017 – 26. November 2017
IFF International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima
Krakow | Poland
Competition for Film Schools

16. November 2017
SRF 1 - CH Filmszene

15. November 2017 – 18. October 2017
Cinématte
Bern
am 15. November , um 20:30 und am 18. November, um 21:00

7. November 2017 – 12. November 2017
International Izmir Short Film Festival
Izmir | Turkey

3. November 2017 – 11. November 2017
TIFF Tirana International Film Festival
Tirana | Albania
student international

2. November 2017 – 12. November 2017
German Film Festival
Goethe Institut Singapur

22. October 2017 – 29. October 2017
ISFVF Int. Student Film and Video Festival - Beijing Film Academy
Beijing | China

21. October 2017
Burgdorfer Kulturnacht
Kino Krone | Burgdorf | Switzerland

18. October 2017 – 29. October 2017
shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival
Berne | Switzerland
A variation of films in the sections "Swiss Made - Swiss Competition", "Shnit Documents" und "Playful"

4. October 2017 – 8. October 2017
Filmfestival Münster
Münster | Germany

19. May 2017 – 19. May 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Winterthur

18. May 2017 – 23. May 2017
DOKer - Moscow Int. Documentary Film Festival
Moscow | Russia

12. May 2017 – 12. May 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Zürich

12. May 2017 – 13. May 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Uster

7. May 2017 – 14. May 2017
Subversive Film Festival
Zagreb | Croatia
International Competition

5. May 2017 – 5. May 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Basel

4. May 2017 – 14. May 2017
Doxa Vancouver Documentary Film Festival
Vancouver | Canada

3. May 2017 – 13. May 2017
DOK.fest München | DOK.filmschools.forum
Munich | Germany

28. April 2017 – 28. April 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Biel/Bienne

28. April 2017 – 28. April 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Luzern

21. April 2017 – 22. April 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
St. Gallen

21. April 2017 – 21. April 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Schaffhausen

18. April 2017 – 29. April 2017
Festival Internacional de Cine de Lanzarote
Lanzerote | Spain

7. April 2017 – 7. April 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Chur

4. April 2017 – 9. April 2017
Filmfest Dresden - Int. Kurzfilmfestival
Dresden | Germany

1. April 2017 – 1. April 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Aarau

31. March 2017 – 31. March 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Baden-Wettingen

29. March 2017 – 2. April 2017
FEC Cambrils-Reus - European Short Film Festival of Reus
Reus | Spain

24. March 2017 – 24. March 2017
Kurzfilmnacht 2017
Bern

21. March 2017 – 26. March 2017
CineGlobe Cern
CineGlobe Cern
Geneva | Switzerland

20. March 2017 – 26. March 2017
Semaine des Nominés - Prix du Cinéma Suisse Quartz 2017
Cinéma du Grütli / Genf
"Digital Immigrants" Nominination als Bester Anschlussfilm und im Programm Filme der Filmschulen: "Les Heures-Encre" & "Millimeterle"

20. March 2017 – 26. March 2017
Woche der Nominierten - Schweizer Filmpreis Quartz 2017
Filmpodium | Zürich
"Digital Immigrants" Nominination als Bester Anschlussfilm und im Programm Filme der Filmschulen: "Les Heures-Encre" & "Millimeterle"

15. March 2017 – 19. March 2017
Schweizer Jugendfilmtage 2017
Zürich | Schweiz

14. March 2017 – 2. April 2017
MECAL European Short Film Festival
Barcelona | Spain

17. February 2017 – 26. February 2017
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
Missoula | Montana | USA

20. January 2017 – 23. January 2017
Filmtage Friedrichshafen
Friedrichshafen | Germany

19. January 2017 – 28. January 2017
Solothurner Filmtage
Solothurn |Switzerland
"Periphery" is nominated for the Audiance Award 2017

18. January 2017 – 22. January 2017
VISFF - Vilnius Int. Short Film Festival
Vilinius | Lithuania

13. November 2016 – 19. November 2016
Filmschool Fest Munich
Munich | Germany

8. November 2016 – 13. November 2016
int. kurzfilmtage winterthur | The short film festival of Switzerland
Winterthur | Switzerland

31. October 2016 – 6. November 2016
Int. Leipziger Festival für Dok- & Animationsfilme | Int. Competion
Leipzig | Germany

3. August 2016 – 13. August 2016
Festival del film Locarno | pardi di domani I National Competition