CLOUD STUDY (shortfilm)

A young woman receives a letter from an old relative that makes her pause. Confronted with the meaning of a lifetime she suddenly comes closer to herself again and manages to take a step back from her own reality.

  • Esa-Lu Lorenz
  • Esa-Lu Lorenz
  • Esa-Lu Lorenz
  • Daniel Schua
    Director of Photography
  • Maxi Willmann
  • Philipp Hartinger
  • Laurenz Winklhofer
  • Pelle Parr
  • Antonia Breidenbach
    Key Cast
  • Rufus Beck
    Key Cast
  • Livia Cocco
    Key Cast
    "Olive (young)"
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    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2024
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    English, German
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Alexa Mini LF
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Director Biography - Esa-Lu Lorenz

Growing up in several parts of Germany, Esa ended up finishing high school in Hamburg and started her studies in Digital Media and Philosophy.
Meanwhile she began working as an Assistant Director, counting several film- and TV productions.

Currently she is in post production with her short film CLOUD STUDY, after wrapping the summer shoot in June 2023.

In addition, she is writing one part of ALIEN STORIES, a short film series that is planed as an international co-production project, having teams from all over the world join with their individual approaches to the main theme "discrimination".

Esa also knows that further projects will follow.
Her focus: realness, emotions and topics that often don't get enough space.

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Director Statement

Every story that will have a positive impact on people is worth to be told. We should not hesitate to do the same in life.

I am blessed to work with the most amazing people I could think of on this project. They came together just to make an amazing movie. These are the best filmmakers of tomorrow. You should all work with them!

Full director's statement on "Cloud Study" in files (portfolio)