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I am an actor (film, television, theater)
and also a writer, director, producer
currently living in Berlin/Germany
Photographs: Alex Lipp, Sebastian Faust
In September 2011 my shortfilmdebut "evolution" partizipated on its first filmfestival:
The "Harlem International Film Festival" in New York City - and - won its first award ! :-)
For a short video-impression from the festival click here
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Festival de Curtmetratges de Manlleu
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Festival Trailer 1 +++ Festival Trailer 2 +++ Festival Trailer 3
City of Newport Beach - then and now +++ Festival Homepage
..for more pics from Newport Beach click here
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In cooperation with Goethe Institute Athens
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..so this is "evolution"s first festival in this category (copied from Wikipedia):
"The annual Athens International Film and Video Festival is one of the few festivals that are
on the official list of Academy Award-qualifying festivals."(short and animated short film category)
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"evolution" selected as 1 of 5 "Best Foreign Project"
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Festival Homepage +++ Featured Films +++ Schedule
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"evolution" as Opening Night Screener
Report about Opening Night on German TV Station
Pictures from Opening Night +++ Festival Homepage
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Festival Homepage +++ Audience Award Competition Programme
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Museum of Glass (Tacoma) --> where "evolution" will be screened
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.. and evolution did it again:
The annual Heartland Film Festival is one of the few festivals that are
on the official list of Academy Award-qualifying festivals. ("Oscar Feeder")
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Festival Homepage +++ 'evolution's Heartland page
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"evolution" is one of the 10 Official Finalists (from all over the world)
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"evolution" is one of the 10 Official Finalists
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Today "evolution" celebrates a jubilee: Its 25th Official Selection!
Furthermore with this one it closes a circle: It began in New York City
(Harlem Int. Film Festival) and is just there again --> let's go to the Bronx!
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"evolution" will open the film festival as Opening Night Film
Setup of a whole movie theater in Heinrich-Heine-University:
They designed it so well (shot before the crowd rushed in)
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Audience in Closing Ceremony (Jaipur "Pink City", India)
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Festival Homepage +++ VIFF! 2013 Official Call For Entries Video
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Festival Homepage +++ Festival Trailer +++ 2013 Reelheart Winners
Request from India - they heard about my 'nice short film evolution' -
if it would be possible to screen it at CAMEO Short Film Club.
So - lets go - to Mumbai! :-)
CAMEO Short Film Club (Mumbai/India)
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Entrance of zeise cinemas Hamburg - Location of Shortfilm Slam Hamburg
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Festival Homepage +++ Newspaper Article
The GOLDEN AMIDORO - the Golden Ant
Idea and art casting (unique copy): Andreas Laugesen (artist)
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I just love those great invitations!! --> got an email from American Online Film Awards -
I did not even submit it but they made a research on my short "evolution"
and would like to show it in spring 2014 plus have it for competition -
thus "evolution" returns to New York City (where it all began:)
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"evolution" ---> Duration: 12 min, FullHD-quality
My part (debut): Writer, Director, Producer, et cetera
The film is a romantic comedy with suspense elements, so that there are several genres in the mix (horror is yet another
feeling what many of the viewers experienced in their emotional disposition;). Besides the story offers a very surprising
twist ending which up to now led the audience in every screening (film festivals, movie theaters) to intense reactions.
The plot is timeless, offers fine humor, it is intelligently composed, and it's new - I’ve never seen it on screen before.
Overall the film is about a very characteristic part of human nature which turned out to be virtually indelible,
very powerful and with far-reaching consequences (the film title is based on this considerations).
All in all its a ROMANTIC COMEDY but also at home in genre SUSPENSE, THRILLER and HORROR
5 Awards (New York City, Las Vegas, Toronto, Hamburg, Steinfurt) and 38 Official Selections by now
(USA, Canada, UK, Germany, India, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Greece, Romania, Cyprus)
MOVIE THEATERS and TV
Up to now
the short film is or will be screened in 40 movie theaters (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, India),
from big chain cinema to little and cozy arthouse movie theaters, several of them
with the filmmaker and director himself beeing present, including Q&A.
And it is or will be broadcasted by 30 TV stations (Germany).
List of movie theaters and TV stations (plus
information for future customers)
Watch Trailer and Film
A nice summary of information about
filmmaker and film on the website of rok-tv
Comments from the audience (Tennessee, USA)
Trailer for "evolution" on Youtube
Comment from director
"evolution" on IMDb
Film review by Richard D. Propes in "The Independent Critic":
Evolution (12 Mins., Narrative Short)
Starring: Elisabeth Muller, Georg Jungermann; Written and Directed by: Georg Jungermann;
This solid German entry into the 2012 Heartland Film Festival centers around a woman named Lena
(Elisabeth Muller) who finds a message from her boyfriend (Georg Jungermann) that he will be arriving home
late. He informs her that there's a present for her in the wardrobe, but asks her to please wait until his return to open it.
Can she do it?
Nominated for Best Foreign Project at the Central Florida Film Festival, Evolution has been enjoying a
solid run on the film festival that began in September of last year at the Harlem International Film Festival and is a
delightful mixture of romance and comedy that works largely on the strength of the chemistry between Muller and Jungermann.
Film review by William Palmer (United States):
Evolution (12 Mins., Narrative Short)
In reviewing Melville's masterwork "Le Samourai," the late film critic Roger Ebert wrote that "action is the enemy of suspense."
Based on a simple yet effective premise, "Evolution" proves his point, carefully blending and exploiting film genres
and their cliches to marvelous effect. This polished, self assured debut from filmmaker Georg Jungermann
will leave other filmmakers asking themselves "Gee, why didn't I think of that?"
--> My first citation in a major German Newspaper - they asked my opinion as filmmaker <--
(its about Lee Hirschs and Harvey Weinsteins documentary "Bully" and its controversial discussion in the US)
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And if you are interested in even more or have a request -
I would be very happy if you'd contact me via email.
Thank you! :-)
Link to my agency:
Schümann-Struck Schauspielerberatung (Hamburg/Germany)
And here you'll find the "evoluton"site with picture galleries etc.