König
King

film type animated film, documentary film Production Country Germany production year 2021 runtime 5'00 animation technique stop motion, 2D analog animation, 2D computer animation
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo languages Deutsch Subtitles Englisch, Französisch
screening format Blu-Ray aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo languages Deutsch Subtitles Englisch, Französisch
screening format Media File (ProRes, mp4, mov) aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo languages Deutsch Subtitles Englisch, Französisch

While in rehab, a young man recounts his descent into gambling addiction. The animated documentary KING offers an intimate insight into a psychological illness that is often overlooked.

director Emily Ufken, Alexander Conrads Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Simon Conrads Produktion / Production Alexander Conrads Drehbuch / Script Alexander Conrads Schnitt / Editing Alexander Conrads Tongestaltung / Sound Design Alexander Conrads Bildgestaltung / DOP Emily Ufken Animation Emily Ufken
Festivals
2021 interfilm Berlin: Internationales Kurzfilmfestival, Germany
2021 Göttinger Kurzfilmfestival - MACH MAL HALBLANG!, Göttingen, Germany (Sonderpreis für Innovative Ideen)
2021 Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, Germany (Lobende Erwähnung der Jury)
2022 Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, Germany
2022 Grenzland-Filmtage, Selb, Germany
2022 Filmfest Bremen, Germany
2022 International Film Festival ZOOM - ZBLIZENIA, Jelenia Góra, Poland
2022 Mecal Pro - Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival, Spain
2022 Sehsüchte - Internationales Studierendenfilmfestival, Potsdam, Germany
Production
  • Alexander Conrads
Distribution
  • interfilm Berlin Management GmbH
  • Patrick Thülig
  • Straßburger Str. 55
  • 10405 Berlin
  • Deutschland
  • +49 30 25942904
  • http://www.interfilm.de
Sales
  • interfilm Berlin Management GmbH
  • Cord Dueppe
  • Straßburger Str. 55
  • 10405 Berlin
  • Deutschland
  • +49 30 25942903
  • http://www.interfilm.de

Emily Ufken

Emily Ufken, born 1997 in Weilburg, is currently living in Marburg where she is studying psychology for her master's degree. She also works as a freelance artist. While her beginnings were in drawing with pencils and watercolours, her current focus is on digital illustrations and motion graphics.

Alexander Conrads

2011 to 2015 took film studies and audiovisual publishing at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz;
2015 to 2017, freelance commercials filmmaker;
2017 to 2021, studies in creative producing at the ifs internationale filmschule köln school;
winner of the 2018 Youth Film Award and the 2019 German Up-and-Coming Award

Filmography
2017 Sardinien
2018 Happy Birthday
2019 Löwin
2020 #couplegoals