The Masterpiece

2015 | Comedy | 16 min | BA Film

Directed by Caroline Feder

Collection: Degree Films 2014

Susie has increasing doubts about her talent as a young artist. Her elderly neighbor Mr. Behrman, on the other hand, is convinced that he is going to produce a masterpiece. After a disagreement, Behrman tries to prove to Susie that she is missing one essential quality of a true artist. Will she listen to him? Based on a short story by the American author O'Henry, this is a quiet, nostalgic film.

Runtime16 min
Year of Production2015
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatDCP, HDCAM SR, HDCAM, Blu-ray, DVD
Aspect Ratio2:1
Audio FormatStereo, 5.1
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageEnglish
Available SubtitlesGerman, French
Director Caroline Feder
Cinematography Nathalie Kamber
Production Design Fabian Lüscher
Music Emily Wells
John Etheridge
Editor Caroline Feder
Screenplay Caroline Feder
Production Manager Moritz Schneider
Leading ActorsLea Whitcher
Klaus-Henner Russius
Supporting ActorsDagna Litzenberger
Casting Caroline Feder
Costume Design Martina Schwarz
Location Sound Engineer Maurizius Staerkle - Drux
Sound Design Remie Blaser
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Compositing Janos Menberg
Nathalie Kamber
Graphic Artist Renato Schneeberger
Martina Schwarz
Project Mentoring Tom Gerber
Stefan Jäger
Prof. Bernhard Lehner
Executive Producer Filippo Bonacci
Head of Programme BA Film Prof. Bernhard Lehner


10. April 2014
Nomination for Basel Film Award

Caroline Feder's BA degree film "The Masterpiece" has been nominated for the 2014 Basel Film Award.