Substanz
Substance

film type experimental film, documentary film Production Country Germany production year 2014 runtime 14'20
screening format DCP aspect ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) sound format Dolby Surround languages Japanisch
screening format Blu-Ray aspect ratio 2:35:1 (CinemaScope) sound format Dolby Digital languages Japanisch

Consisting of material the filmmaker shot shortly after the devastating catastrophe in Japan in 2011, this filmic composition approaches the limits of perception and tries, by means of overlapping images and sounds, to create a room of disorientation and helplessness.

www.sebastianmez.com

Official Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0cfE1eW0sA

director Sebastian Mez Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Sebastian Mez Schnitt / Editing Sebastian Mez Bildgestaltung / DOP Sebastian Mez Produktion / Production Sebastian Mez Drehbuch / Script Sebastian Mez Tongestaltung / Sound Design Sebastian Mez
Festivals
2014 Visions Du Réel International Film Festival, Nyon, Switzerland
2014 Tehran International Short Film Festival, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
2014 Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema, Salvador de Bahía, Brazil
2014 RIDM - Montreal International Documentary Festival, Canada
2014 ZINEBI - Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films, Spain
2014 Aguilar Film Festival, Aguilar de Campoo, Spain
2014 Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Germany
2014 CPH:DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, Denmark
2014 IDFA International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014 Santiago de Compostela International Short Film Festival, Spain (Explora Award)
2014 IndieLisboa International Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
2014 Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival, Brazil
2014 Festival Silhouette, Paris, France
2014 São Paulo International Short Film Festival (Curta Kinoforum), Brazil
2014 dokufest - International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Prizren, Republic of Kosovo
2014 New Horizons Film Festival, Wroclaw, Poland
2014 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic
2014 DocumentaMadrid, Spain (Second Jury Prize)
2014 Europäisches Kurzfilmfestival Köln UNLIMITED, Germany
Production
  • Levitate Films
  • Sebastian Mez
Distribution
  • Levitate Films
  • Sebastian Mez
Sales
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  • Sebastian Mez

Sebastian Mez

Born 1982;
2007-12 studies at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg;
several festivals and prizes;
his feature film METAMORPHOSEN was introduced at the Berlinale;
lives and works in Berlin

Filmography
2008 CLEAN UP
2010 BRASA
2011 EIN BRIEF AUS DEUTSCHLAND
2013 METAMORPHOSEN (FEATURE FILM)