The Centrifuge Brain Project

film type mockumentary Production Country Germany production year 2011 runtime 7'00 colour
screening format 35mm aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Digital languages Englisch Subtitles Deutsch
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Digital languages Englisch Subtitles Deutsch

Since the 1970s, scientists are conducting experiments with bizarre amusement rides to study their effects on the human brain. By using the aesthetics of a television documentary the short film takes a winking look at mankind's search for happiness and freedom.

director Till Nowak Animation Till Nowak Schnitt / Editing Till Nowak Produktion / Production Till Nowak Drehbuch / Script Till Nowak Besetzung / Cast Leslie Barany, Nick Benjamin Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Francesco Rivero, Moritz Friedrich, Sergio Garcia Bildgestaltung / DOP Ivan Robles Mendoza Tongestaltung / Sound Design Andreas Radzuweit, Lukas Bonewitz
Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, USA
DOK Leipzig - Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm, Germany
interfilm Berlin: Internationales Kurzfilmfestival, Germany
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France
San Francisco International Film Festival, USA
exground filmfest, Wiesbaden, Germany (Publikumspreis 2. Platz)
Filmfestival Münster, Germany (Publikumspreis)
San Sebastián Horror & Fantasy Film Festival, San Sebastian, Spain (Audience & Jury Award)
24fps International Short Film Festival, Abilene, USA (Kurosawa Award for creative excellence)
  • Till Nowak
  • Kurzfilm Agentur Hamburg
  • Anne Jagemann
  • Bodenstedtstr. 16
  • 22765 Hamburg
  • +49 40 39106318
  • Kurzfilm Agentur Hamburg
  • Stine Wangler
  • Bodenstedtstr. 16
  • 22765 Hamburg
  • +49 40 39106328

Till Nowak

Born 1980 in Bonn;
is a filmmaker and artist;
2005 graduated in media design from the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz and runs his own animation studio frameboX;
is now based in Los Angeles and works on his own art projects besides big studio productions

2005 Delivery
2011 The Centrifuge Brain Project
2015 Dissonance