Royal Affairs

Graduation film 2018 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln | Motion | 15:28 min.

Unspeakably powerful beings travel through space and time to fulfill wishes of randomly chosen inhabitants of planets. As their attention turns to Earth, their selection process is disrupted and Greg chooses to have a lousy day at the office. Teleported into the space message by an overly enthusiastic ambassador, Greg has a unique opportunity to save humanity. Will he seize the opportunity?

Crew

Director: Jade Li
Screenplay: Claire Macdonald
Idea: Till Kleinau, Jade Li
Producer: Nikolaas Meinshausen
DoP: Christophe Poulles
Editing: Antonia-Marleen Klein
Sound Design: Jens Müller, Alexandra Praet
Music: Carl-Ludwig Wetzig
VFX: Christoph Willerscheidt, Cem Karayakas, Nils Nißing, Tim Hennig, Mikko Beste, Mick Mahler und Till Kleinau
Production Design: Jessica Blum, Franziska Helmig, Leila Dzidic, Sladjana Efendic, Markus Schütz, Elena Schiff, Anna Dehardt, Fiona Gornik, Angelina Häußer, Salome Christina Jermann, Svenja Matthes, Seraina Rudolf
Mask: Jenny Uhlig, Anne Versin
Costume Design: Dominik Schmitt

Cast

Kris Marshall
Tony Way
Angélique Cavallari
Thomas Bestvater
Viktoria Klimmeck

 

Awards & Festivals

• 17. International Student Film & Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy in China
• filmzeitkaufbeuren in Kaufbeuren
• Little Wing Film Festival in London (GB)
• 42. Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt
• FUSION Festival
• Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Tel Aviv (Israel)
• 39. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis nominated in the competition "Best Short Film" and "Audience Award Short Film".
• Rüsselsheimer Filmtage
• Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Schwerin