film type experimental film Production Country Germany production year 2006 runtime 11'00 colour
screening format 35mm aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Dolby Digital

The film »« combines high resolution satellite images from different parts of the world into one simulated topography. It shows a smooth, animated flight over sublime landscapes, deserted conflict areas (Afghanistan, Iraq) and topical cities (Falludja, Cairo, Los Angeles). But in the midst of Los Angeles things get out of control...

director Martin Heckmann Animation Martin Heckmann Schnitt / Editing Martin Heckmann Bildgestaltung / DOP Martin Heckmann Drehbuch / Script Martin Heckmann Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Yves De Mey Tongestaltung / Sound Design Yves De Mey
25 FPS International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Zagreb, Croatia
Leeds International Film Festival, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Festival Tous Courts d'Aix-en-Provence, France
BFFB - Bolzano Film Festival Bozen, Italy
Tehran International Short Film Festival, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, Germany (Lobende Erwähnung)
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  • Martin Heckmann
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Martin Heckmann

Born 1966 in Hamburg;
1989-1995 film studies at Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts;
he produced films, and video installations

1993 Owo
1997 Gesichte
2000 Verborgenes Land
2001 Kpt. Hedgeman & Mr. George
2004 Pompei
2004 Die Bittermandelhecke