Film - Program 8 Filmfest 2016


Directed by Steffen Heidenreich


Director: Steffen Heidenreich
Section: Program 8
Country: Germany
Year: 2015
Language: German, English
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Michael Epp, Merle Collet, Christian Cholewa, Karola Bozso
18+ (no age rating)

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Mr. Newman lives in a completely digitized world. He drives to the airport with the help of his digital assistant in his smartphone and a speaking carshare, to catch the last flight to New York. But at the airport, bit by bit, every digital assistant abandons him.

  • Duration: 8 Min.

  • Film School: FUB, Konrad Wolf Babelsberg

Meet the director


Steffen Heidenreich

Steffen Heidenreich was born and raised in Karlsruhe. After graduating from high school, he moved to Hamburg and worked on several movies. Between 2006 and 2011, he realized his own short films in Hamburg. B.F.A in Directing at Babelsberg film school KONRAD WOLF in 2014. Began graduate studies in the Babelsberg M.A. program in 2014.


Screenplay: Steffen Heidenreich, Tobias Ketelhut
Director of Photography: Michael Huber
Film Editor: Bernhard Strubel
Composer: David Schwarz
Production Designer: Valentin Mattka
Costume Design: Elena Gauss
Sound: Kai Unger
Producer: Tobias Ketelhut
Production Company: Tobias Ketelhut Medien, Constantin Film, Filmuniversität Konrad Wolf Babelsberg