A shortfilm by Christoph Rainer | Austria-Chile | 2010 | 12 min. | 35mm | Dolby Digital

A shortfilm by Christoph Rainer | Austria-Chile | 2010 | 12 min. | 35mm | Dolby Digital

Sonntag, 23. Oktober 2011

Back in Chile...

For everyone in Chile who still hasn't seen the 35mm print in the big theater, you got another chance at the 19th Santiago International Shortfilm Festival on Monday, 24th of October at 6:30!
Also the one and only, Diego Breit, our producer Diego will be attending the festival in person. Come by and check it out!

Dienstag, 3. Mai 2011

Coming home…

After more than a year of touring over 50 international film festivals around the world CATAFALQUE is coming back to Austria. It will be screened at the Metro Kino (Johannesg. 4, 1010 Wien) at May 16th at 9 o'clock together with the outstanding shorts: Elefantenhaut, Echos and Die Vereinigung!
CATAFALQUE will also be screened three times on OKTO as part of the 'Film Frei!' series:

14. Mai 2011, 20:00 | 22. Mai 2011, 18:00 | 28. Mai 2011, 22:00

And CATAFALQUE will also be screened at the Espressofilm Sommerkino on July 8th open air in the Gartenpalais Schönborn!

(Watching TV is cozy and nice, but to really experience CATAFALQUE go out and see the 35mm print with Dolby Digital in the theater!!)

Dienstag, 12. April 2011

Special Screening in Chile!

On Friday, the 15th of April at 9 o'clock Catafalque will be screened at the Cinema Rancagua before the French feature film 'Leaving'! For all those Chileans, who haven't seen it yet, go and take the chance to see it on 35mm on the big screen!

The producer Diego Breit Lira will be present at the screening!

Sonntag, 26. Dezember 2010

France, Iceland, Germany and India in 2011!

After a very successful year for CATAFALQUE we're happy to announce more festival invitations this year! CATAFALQUE has now reached over the 50th filmfestivals mark!
We keep our fingers crossed for another few more successful festival circuit months in 2011!

-24th FIPA Intl. Festival of Audiovisual Programs (France)
-3rd Helsinki Short Cuts (Finland)
-24th Stuttgarter Filmwinter (Germany)
-3rd Northern Wave International Film Festival (Iceland)
-11th Independent Karlsruhe Filmfest (Germany)
-3rd Ljubljana International Shortfilm Festival (Slovenia)
-5th International Shortfilm Festival of India (India)
-12th Aubagne International Film Festival (France)

Samstag, 27. November 2010

18.Camerimage Film Festival - Official Selection

The most important Film Festival for Cinematography, the 18th Plus Camerimage Intl. Film Festival in Poland (November 27th - December 4th) has invited Catafalque into the official Student Competition! Our cinematographer Felix Striegel, his gaffer Lukas Gnaiger, his assistant Anselm Hartmann and his electrician Georg Geutebrück will be present at the screenings!

The chairman of the jury will be the director Joel Schumacher (Batman, Falling Down, 8mm...) and we are keeping our fingers crossed that he likes Catafalque!
All information: http://www.pluscamerimage.pl/

Donnerstag, 11. November 2010

"BEST EDITING" in Cologne, Germany!!

Catafalque has been awarded the Avid Award for the Best Editing at the 13th WDR "kurzundschön" film competition for young creatives in Cologne, Germany! We totally pull off our hats and congratulate our editor Fabian Rüdisser who brought this film to life through his editing!
We also want to thank the jury and Judith Ruzicka from the kurzundschön competition for honoring such an invisible artistry and the genius behind it! All infos: www.kurzundschoen.khm.de

Donnerstag, 4. November 2010

"BEST STUDENT FILM" at Kenya Film Festival!

We are deeply honored and extremely grateful: the 5th Kenya International Film Festival in Nairobi awarded CATAFALQUE the 'Best International Student Film'!
We want to thank the jury and also Charles Asiba! Asante sana!!!

Dienstag, 26. Oktober 2010

"BEST FILM" by Youth Jury in Lille, France!!

Catafalque received the "Prix du Jury Jeune" for the Best International Shortfilm at the 10th Lille Shortfilm Festival in France! We are completely amazed and so grateful for this award and the 1500 € Panavision voucher that came with it! Many thanks to the Youth Jury and the Lille Film Festival for awarding Catafalque!!!

Sonntag, 3. Oktober 2010

"AUDIENCE AWARD" in A Coruña, Spain!!

At the 3rd Uframe Academic Film Festival in Spain CATAFALQUE has won the Audience Award in the official Fiction Competition! We are more than honored and want to thank all the people in A Coruña, who voted for CATAFALQUE!!! Thank you so much!!! More infos: www.uframe.org

Dienstag, 28. September 2010

More Festivals coming up!

We are more than happy to announce that CATAFALQUE has received more Film Festival invitations in the last weeks and will be screened at these following Film Festivals:

-10th Lille Shortfilm Festival (France)
-31st Cinematographers' Film Festival Manaki Brothers (Macedonia)
-3rd Uframe Academic Film Festival (Spain)
-10th Film:riss Festival (Austria)
-1st London FilmLab Festival (England)
-17th Court c'est Court Film Festival (France)
-Brain Wash Shortfilm Showcase (USA)
-5th Kenya International Film Festival (Kenya)

Donnerstag, 19. August 2010

33rd Denver Film Festival - Official Selection

The 33rd Starz Denver Film Festival invited CATAFALQUE for this year's edition, which will be held from November 3rd to the 14th in Denver, Colorado!
The programming director Gloria Campbell, who also invited DRAKE to the Denver Film Festival in 2006, wrote us: "Congratulations on telling a powerful story in such an original way!"
Thank you, Gloria, for selecting it!!!
All infos: www.denverfilm.org

Donnerstag, 12. August 2010

Honoray Mention at Noci Cortin!

Catafalque received "una Speciale Menzione" at the 5th Noci Cortin Film Festival in Italy! Thank you so much, Noci! Too bad we couldn't be there!

Donnerstag, 22. Juli 2010

46th Chicago Film Festival - Official Selection!

We just received the invitation of the 46th Chicago International Film Festival for CATAFALQUE! Catafalque will be part of the Shortfilm Competition that takes place from October 7th to 21st in Chicago, Illinois! All information: www.chicagofilmfestival.com

Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010

"BEST EXPLORA SHORTFILM" at Curtocircuito!!

At the 7. edition of the Curtocircuito International Shortfilm Festival in Santiago de Compostela CATAFALQUE was awarded by the Youth Jury the Best International Shortfilm in its experimental competition, the Explora Section!
We are very happy and want to thank especially the Youth Jury and the Curtocircuito Film Festival!!!

Sonntag, 25. April 2010

"BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY" at the 39th Sehsüchte Film Festival!!

At the biggest Student Film Festival worldwide, the 39th Sehsüchte Film Festival in Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany, CATAFALQUE was awarded for the best cinematography in the international competition! The jury's decision was unanimously and the price (5000 € in technical vouchers) was handed to cinematographer Felix Striegel in person. We are extremely proud and congratulate Felix for this award and his excellent work!

Montag, 12. April 2010

Official Selection at Beijing International Movie Festival in China

Catafalque was invited into the official selection of the Beijing Intl. Movie Film Festival! The festival will take place in Beijing from the  23rd of June until the 1st of July! It will be Catafalque's Asian premiere.

Mittwoch, 10. März 2010

Roma Ind. Film Festival - Official Selection

CATAFALQUE was invited to the 9th Roma Independent Film Festival in Italy! The festival will take place from the 8th to the 16th of April and it will be CATAFALQUE's Italian premiere there.

Sonntag, 28. Februar 2010

Offizieller Wettbewerb bei Diagonale in Graz

CATAFALQUE wird sein erstes österreichisches Festival im März bereisen. In Graz bei der 13.Diagonale wird der Film vor Marvin Krenn's "Rammbock" im offiziellen Kurzfilm Wettbewerb präsentiert. Marvin Krenn (Schautag, Trio...) hat mit seinem Rammbock den Max Ophüls Preis dieses Jahr gewonnen. Wir dürfen uns auf ein gruseliges Screening freuen!

Montag, 22. Februar 2010

33th Norwegian ISFF - Official Selection

Torunn Nyen, the charming director of the Norwegian International Shortfilm Festival, and her highly professional programmers saw CATAFALQUE at the Clermont Ferrand Shortfilm Festival and invited the film right away to their Film Festival, that takes part from 16th to the 21st of June in the beautiful South of Norway. Grimstad, an idyllic small port town, hosts each year this lovely little festival that has also screened FAWN (2008) and WALRUS (2009). FAWN received the Honorary Mention back then...

Mittwoch, 17. Februar 2010

Catafalque in MoMA + Lincoln Center New York!

Catafalque was invited for the New Directors | New Films Showcase (ND/NF 2010) organised by the Film Society of the Lincoln Center in New York! Catafalque will be screened together with the feature film 'Amber' at the Museum of Modern Art and the Lincoln Center!
We are deeply honored and grateful for this once in a lifetime opportunity!!

Freitag, 5. Februar 2010

Exhibition at Tabakalera, San Sebastian - Spain

As my experimental film FAWN now also CATAFALQUE will be exhibited at the Tabakalera Museum in San Sebastian in Spain! It is a great honor to screen the film in this former tobacco factory that now has been established to the International Culture Center, specialized in Visual Art! CATAFALQUE will be screened at the 25th of February; for more information go on: www.tabakalera.eu

Dienstag, 12. Januar 2010

World Premiere at 32nd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France!

We're very glad that our short 'Catafalque' will be world premiered at the 32nd Clermont Ferrand Intl. Shortfilm Festival in Auvergne, France. From over 6000 worldwide shortfilm entries 'Catafalque' was selected for the prestigious Labo section.

Felix (the Cinematographer), Lukas (the Gaffer), Claudia (the Executive Producer), Paul (the Assistant Director) and Christoph (the Director) will be road trippin' to Clermont Ferrand in order to present the brand new 35mm print to the international audience!