The Film About The Propellerman

2020 | Comedy, Short Film | 22.5 min | MA Film

Directed by Johannes Bachmann

Collection: Degree Films 2020

„Josef finds a propeller hat and does everything he can to be able to fly with it.“ That's roughly the short film narrative of film student Claudius, who does everything in his power to finally shoot his graduation film. But making films isn't that easy, not to mention flying…


Runtime22.5 min
Year of Production2020
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatDCP, ProRes, H264
Aspect Ratio1.85:1, 2.39:1
Audio FormatStereo, 5.1
Shot onARRI ALEXA, Sony FS5
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageSwiss German, German
Available SubtitlesGerman, English
Director, Screenplay Johannes Bachmann
Cinematography Rafael Kistler
Production Design Friedericke Helmes
Julie Stehen Nielsen
Music Pamplona Grup
Max Mantis
Editor Claudius Andreae
Production Manager Kilian Lilienfeld
Leading ActorsJulian Boine
Roger Bonjour
Johannes Bachmann
Max Rüdlinger
Supporting ActorsBruno Kocher
Lisa Sommer
Tatjana Sebben
Dominic Hartmann
Dominik Wolfinger
Oliver Rogers
Rafael Kistler
Luca Ribler
Esther Bachmann
Fabian Lüscher
Moritz Widrig
Semrawit T. Haile
Dustin Hofmann
Casting Johannes Bachmann
Costume Design Jeanne-Vera Bourguignon
Make Up Linda Gabler
Location Sound Engineer Christian Schäppi
Oliver Rogers
Sound Design Oliver Rogers
Sound Mixing Christian Schäppi
Digital Colorist Ramón Königshausen
Compositing Das Alte Lager
Ennio Ruschetti
Robin Disch
Graphic Artist Johannes Bachmann
Technical Support Equipment Gian Courtin
Andreas Birkle
Valentino Vigniti
Marco Quandt
Technical Support Postproduction Norbert Kottmann
Yasmin Joerg
Project Mentoring Micha Lewinsky
Bernhard Lehner
Co-Production Company
Financial Support Gemeinde Meilen
Schneider Umweltservice
Executive Producer Filippo Bonacci
Programme Director Sabine Boss