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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2009 - 12.25 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2009


A passionate amateur auditions for the leading part in a costume drama.



Un appassionato attore di teatro amatoriale partecipa a un’audizione, per il ruolo principale, in un dramma in costume.


Original Title SCREEN TEST
Category Out of competition
Section Taboo in Shorts
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 3' 46''
Production Year 2009
Nationality Germany
Directed by Steffen Schäffler
Screenplay Annette Schäffler, Steffen Schäffler, Robert Stevenhagen
Script Annette Schäffler, Steffen Schäffler, Robert Stevenhagen
Editor Steffen Schäffler, Robert Stevenhagen
Animation Robert Stevenhagen
Music Leroy Anderson
Original Voices Ulrike Arnold
Josef Hader
Mark Solomon
Produced by Annette Schäffler

screen test regSteffen Schäffler
Born in 1968, in Trier. Director and author Steffen started out studying photography then went on to work as an assistant and animator for 2D animation studios in Munich and London. Studies continued at the Filmakademie Baden Württemberg where he produced several live-action short films and a documentary. With his sister and producer Annette Schaeffler he founded the production company Ideal Standard Film and he directed the international award-winning 3D model animation THE PERIWIG-MAKER, which was nominated for an Oscar in 2001. Since then he has been directing commercials, wrote a book on German filmmakers and held various lectures.


Steffen Schäffler
È nato nel 1968, a Trier. Regista e sceneggiatore, Steffen studia fotografia e lavora come assistente e animatore per studi di animazione 2D a Monaco e Londra, prima di iscriversi all’Accademia Cinematografica Baden Württemberg. All’Accademia produce numerosi cortometraggi live-action e documentari. Con la sorella, la produttrice Annette Schaeffler, ha fondato la società di produzione Ideal Standard Film e ha diretto il cortometraggio d’animazione in 3D THE PERIWIG-MAKER, candidato agli Oscar nel 2001. Steffen dirige anche spot, ha scritto un libro sui registi tedeschi e tiene lezioni di cinema.


Festival contact
Ideal Standard Film
Raumerstrasse 34, 10437 Berlin - Germany
phone +44 208442748
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