Audi Short Film Award for “Rise”

Posted on 16. Feb, 2019 by in Audi Canada

Once again this year, a Berlinale Open House Program has worried good seductiveness among filmmakers, reporters and festival visitors. Nearly 18,000 guest visited a Audi Berlinale Lounge, situated right subsequent to a Berlinale Palast. Great unrestrained around a Red Carpet greeted a arrivals of stars and guest in a all-electric Audi e-tron (electricity expenditure sum in kWh/100 km: 26.2-22.6* (WLTP), 24.6-23.7 (NEDC); CO2 emissions sum in g/km: 0*).

The Brazilian-German-Irish twin of directors Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca, who live in Recife, won a Audi Short Film Award with their film “Rise”. Wagner and de Burca, who are also represented in a Brazilian pavilion during a Venice Biennale in 2019, gay a International Short Film Jury with their specialist documentary, in that different voices come together in a informative dialog, gaining an assembly and prominence in this way.

At a Berlinale, a Audi Short Film Award is partial of a Berlinale Shorts section. Alongside a Golden and a Silver Bear, this esteem for shorts is one of a desired awards during a 69th Berlin International Film Festival. With esteem income amounting to €20,000, a endowment is among a many profitable worldwide for brief films. “Short films paint a initial and progressive. In their condensation and complexity, they outline what a state of the art now is and enthuse most serve afield than a brief film format,” pronounced Jason Lusty, Head of Marketing Germany during AUDI AG. “The Berlinale Shorts foe brings together a film fashionable and presents visions for tomorrow’s cinema.”

A sum of 24 films from 17 countries, curated by Maike Mia Höhne, Curator of Berlinale Shorts, was assessed by a International Short Film Jury, consisting of Jeffrey Bowers (USA), Vanja Kaludjercic (Croatia) and Koyo Kouoh (Senegal). “Wild, full of delight, and confidant – that’s a Berlinale Shorts in 2019. Audi reflects honesty to new ideas and is a ideal partner for us for a brief form of cinema,” pronounced Höhne.

Audi also done a grant to a module during a Berlinale 2019: from 7 to 16 February, a Berlinale Open House informative events, permitted to all and giveaway of charge, were hold in a Audi Berlinale Lounge right subsequent to a Berlinale Palast, with many discussions, interviews, workshops and concerts. The Berlinale Lounge Nights were a ideal end to prolonged days during a film festival. Nearly 18,000 guest visited a pavilion subsequent to a Red Carpet.

Many film makers from a central festival module and other pioneering thinkers from several disciplines were concerned in a Berlinale Open House program, in partnership with Audi change makers such as Matthias Brendel and Malte Schönfeld from a Audi Denkwerkstatt, Barbara Wege, plan manager of a beyond initiative, Torsten Schön, information scientist of a Audi Electronics Venture, and Dr. Stephan Gsell, sound engineer of a Audi e-tron. They and many others met to plead artistic solutions for a future. The events focused on topics including synthetic intelligence, practical worlds, farrago in festival programming, mobility in a future, new sound worlds by electromobility, and destiny visions in a fields of film and mobility.

The all-electric arrivals of stars and guest in a Audi e-tron during a Red Carpet of a 69th Berlinale met with outrageous open interest. “Audi and a Berlinale have grown together closely in a past 6 years. Thanks to Audi’s impasse we have been means to make a festival even some-more attractive. The Berlinale Open House Program is a ideal height for joining film makers from a stream module and Audi experts who have critical expertise on new technologies with experts from other fields,” pronounced festival executive Dieter Kosslick.

About Bárbara Wagner:
Born in Brasilia, Brazil in 1980, she graduated from a Dutch Art Institute in Arnhem in 2012. Her detailed work focuses on a ‘popular body’ and on how typical people benefaction their bodies to a presumably meddlesome public. Her work has been exhibited around a world, is hold in general collections and has been published in monographs. Since 2011 she has been collaborating with Benjamin de Burca. Their work has featured during festivals and in exhibitions including during VideoBrasil, a Panorama de Arte Brasileira and a Biennale, all in São Paulo, and during a 2017 Skulptur Projekte Münster.

Filmography (short films, co-director B. de Burca):

  • 2013 Cinema Casino
  • 2014 Desenho Canteiro (Plan Plat)
  • 2015 Faz que vai (Set to go)
  • 2017 Estás vendo coisas (You are saying things); Berlinale Shorts: Bye Bye Deutschland! Eine Lebensmelodie (Bye Bye Germany! A Life Melody); Terremoto Santo (Holy Tremor)
  • 2018 Berlinale Shorts: Rise

About Benjamin de Burca:
Born in Munich, Germany in 1975, he complicated excellent art during a Glasgow School of Art and a University of Ulster. Between 2000 and 2006 he worked as an artist with immature people concerned in gangs in Glasgow and Belfast. From 2006 to 2008 he was co-director of a Catalyst Arts centre in Belfast. His artistic use encompasses painting, collage, photography, film, video and installation. Since 2011 he has collaborated with Bárbara Wagner and their work has been frequently exhibited internationally. Now both formed in Recife, Brazil, their collaborative films Estás vendo coisas and Terremoto Santo screened in a 2017 and 2018 Berlinale Shorts.

Filmography (short films, co-director: B. Wagner):

  • 2013 Cinema Casino
  • 2014 Desenho Canteiro (Plan Plat)
  • 2015 Faz que vai (Set to go)
  • 2017 Estás vendo coisas (You are saying things); Berlinale Shorts: Bye Bye Deutschland! Eine Lebensmelodie (Bye Bye Germany! A Life Melody); Terremoto Santo (Holy Tremor)
  • 2018Berlinale Shorts: Rise

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