5 min


Twenty-year-old El tries to make sense of masculinities. His struggling will be expressed in a dance.


Protagonist: Shaked Heller

Voice over artist: Dimitri Abold

Directed + written by: Leve Kuehl, Vera M. Schmidt, Marie Scholjegerdes

Director of photography: Marie Scholjegerdes

Screenplay advisor: Annchristin Valerie Boehm

Music: Peter Albrecht

Drums: Christian Scheible

Dialog + foley editor: Clemens Gutjahr

Colorist: Benedict Uphoff

Visual effect artist: Philipp Doerrer


Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg

we all live in

5 min


Arne's world looks different. His boss sees problems about that. The collegue tries to find a way dealing with it. And in the end all of them are living in their own little world somehow.


Cast: Jannik Muehlenweg, Simon Mazouri, Juergen Lingmann

Director + writer: Vera M. Schmidt

Audio: Clemens Gutjahr

DoP: Tilo Schmidt, Vera M. Schmidt

Assistant: Saskia Kreutter

Editor: Vera M. Schmidt



7 min


Reni should be too old to live at home with her mum. In a live with addiction and few words.

One day Qais, who's new in the village, asks here for the way.

She has never learned to make towards somebody and now tries to get in touch with him her way.


Cast: Franziska Maria Poessl, Esther Keil, Raafat Daboul

Director + writer: Vera M. Schmidt

Sound: Clemens Gutjahr

DoP: Ben Nowarra, Vera M. Schmidt

Makeup Designer: Melanie Mueller

Assistant: Martina Schroeder, Marco Bayer

Editor: Vera M. Schmidt

fortune cookies

15 min


Two evidently different people have one thing in common:

They both order their lunch at Dragon-Asia-Takeaway.

Until - it may be fortune, coincidence or simply a question of luck - they reunite on a further common ground...



Cast: Paul Steinbach, Vera Maria Schmidt, Marireau Muehlen, Philipp Sommer, Henning Kallweit, Ronny + Lea Tomiska

Director + writer: Vera M. Schmidt

Sound + music: Clemens Gutjahr

DoP: Ben Nowarra

Assistants: Florian Frenster, Martina Schroeder, Marco Bayer

Editors: Vera M. Schmidt, Ben Nowarra