Sparrows and Snorkels

2014 | Fiction | 15 min | BA Film

Directed by Elena Brotschi

Collection: Degree Films 2014

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

Runtime15 min
Year of Production2014
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatDCP, HDCAM SR, HDCAM
Aspect Ratio1:1.85
Audio FormatStereo, 5.1
Shot onARRI ALEXA
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageGerman, English, French
Available SubtitlesGerman, English, French
Director Elena Brotschi
Cinematography Tom Keller
Production Design Pia Meier
Mirjam Aggeler
Caroline Feder
Jimena Cugat
Melanie Imfeld
Mirco Petrilli
Music Heidi Happy
The Teenage Kings
Benjamin Pogonatos
Maria Hänggi
Editor Simon Gutknecht
Screenplay Elena Brotschi
Mario Gysi
Production Manager
Leading ActorsAminta Iseppi
Vinzent Lehmann
Philippe Heule
Jonas Gygax
Jara Bihler
Thomas Butteweg
Maria-Valentina Brotschi
Janina Kutschan
Casting Elena Brotschi
Costume Design Laura Stocker
Irene Schweizer
Location Sound Engineer Benoit Barraud
Rebekka Friedli
Sound Design Gregg Skerman
Benjamin Pogonatos
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Compositing Tom Keller
Graphic Artist Elena Brotschi
Project Supervision Christian Iseli
Project Mentoring Bernhard Lehner
Jasmine Hoch, Stefan Jäger (Drehbuch)
Executive Producer Filippo Bonacci
Head of Programme BA Film Bernhard Lehner

News

2. April 2015
1st Prize at the Swiss Youth Film Days

On 22 March 2015, Elena Brotschi was awarded 1st prize in the Category E ("Film School Students up to the age of 30") for her film "Von Faltbooten und Heringen".

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4. March 2015
Prix del la Ville de Vannes 2015

"Von Faltbooten und Heringen" wins at Rencontres du Cinéma Européen à Vannes in France the Prix de la Ville

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Screenings

28. November 2016 – 29. November 2016
Young European Cinema - Jeune Cinéma Européen
Betton | France

16. November 2016 – 20. November 2016
Flensburger Kurzfilmtage
Flensburg | Germany
Best of the reel VORWÄRTS

4. November 2016 – 6. November 2016
Filmfestivals Film|Neu
Goethe Institut | Washington

14. August 2016
Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt
Weiterstadt | Germany

29. July 2016
High Coast International Film Festival
Nordingrå | Schweden

14. July 2016 – 17. July 2016
Openeyes Filmfest
Marburg | Deutschland

8. July 2016 – 9. July 2016
Siloe Film Festival
Siloe | Italien

24. June 2016 – 26. June 2016
KINO LIKBEZ - International Festival of Independent Cinema
St. Petersburg | Russland

3. June 2016 – 9. June 2016
Hoboken - Int. Film Festival |
Middletown, USA

1. June 2016 – 5. June 2016
Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, Rolle Vorwärts - Schulvorstellungen
Flensburg

4. April 2016 – 8. April 2016
Kinoki - Int. Film Festival
Mexico Stadt

30. March 2016 – 3. April 2016
Independent Days Filmfest
Karlsruhe

15. March 2016 – 20. March 2016
Short Waves Festival
Poznań | Polen

5. March 2016 – 6. March 2016
Igludorf Stockhorn

2. December 2015 – 6. December 2015
Zubroffka - Int. Short Film Festival
Bialystok, Polen

24. November 2015 – 29. November 2015
FILMZ - Das Festival des deutschen Kinos
Mainz

17. November 2015 – 21. November 2015
Sleepwalkers Int. Film Festival
Tallin, Estland

3. November 2015 – 8. November 2015
Festival de Curtmetratges de Manlleu
Manlleu, Spanien

24. October 2015 – 1. November 2015
Molodist Int. Film Festival
Kiew

16. October 2015 – 18. October 2015
The Northern Wave IFF
Reykjavík

15. October 2015 – 18. October 2015
FIDEC - Festival Les Enfants terribles
Huy | Belgien

18. September 2015 – 19. September 2015
upcoming film makers
Luzern

28. August 2015 – 5. September 2015
Silhouette Festival
Paris

13. August 2015 – 15. August 2015
Shortynale Kurzfilmfestival Klosterneuburg
Österreich

18. March 2015 – 25. March 2015
Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg

18. March 2015 – 22. March 2015
Schweizer Jugendfilmtage
Zürich

4. March 2015 – 10. March 2015
Rencontres du Cinéma Européen à Vannes
Vannes, Frankreich

19. February 2015 – 21. February 2015
Courtoujours - Intern. short film festival of Geneva

22. January 2015 – 29. January 2015
Solothurner Filmtage

20. January 2015 – 25. January 2015
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis
Saarbrücken

28. November 2014 – 6. December 2014
International Short Film Festival Leuven
Belgien

5. November 2014 – 9. November 2014
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
Filmschulentag

10. October 2014 – 19. October 2014
Warsaw Film Festival
Warschau

10. December 2016 – ca. 22:45
SRF 2 Schweizer Fernsehen | Kurzfilmnacht