Lily Baldwin's captivating short film "Sleepover L.A." and its amazing score got us in touch with composer Mark Degli Antoni in the first place. We've met the NYC and Los Angeles based artist in Berlin where we asked him about the making of "Sleepover L.A." and his collaboration with Werner Herzog on "Into the Abyss".
Dustin Guy Defa's "Person to Person" has won the DAAD Short Film Prize at Berlinale 2014 and just recently added a Special Jury Recognition at SXSW 2014. Besides the awards, it also was our personal favorite of this year's Berlinale Shorts.
Marc Jacobs" is not the kind of film you'd come to expect by just reading its title. Director Sam de Jong explains the background of his Berlinale Shorts 2014 competitor.
Mahdi Fleifel at the Berlin Film Festival. After receiving the Peace Film Award for "A World Not Ours" in the Panorama section, this year he followed up with an epilog in the Shorts competition.
Nadine Poulain's short in this year's competition is called Sky Lines. It includes airplanes full of passengers which we never get to see. A mistress of abstract work talks about the fine line of art.
Day two of the Berlinale shorts has confirmed a trend against the trend. Spotlessly produced HD pictures are remarkably under-represented this year; even widescreen formats are no longer the norm.
We are quoting director João Viana during our interview at the last year's Berlinale. The first day of the Shorts Festival had to offer a suitable film, from which some colleagues of the press even fled the theater.