Private Project

FORTUNE COOKIES

Two evidently different people have one thing in common:
They both order their lunch at Dragon-Asia-Takeaway.
Until - it may be fortune, coincidence or simply a question of luck - they reunite on a further common ground...

  • Vera M. Schmidt
    Director
  • Paul Simon Steinbach
    Key Cast
  • Clemens Gutjahr
    Music Composer
  • Ben Nowarra
    DoP
  • Vera M. Schmidt
    Writer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Fortune Cookies
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 13, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    0 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany
  • Language:
    German
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • BERLIN Flash Film Festival
    Berlin
    Germany
    December 30, 2019
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Vera M. Schmidt

Vera M. Schmidt was born in Tübingen and raised in the region of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
After school she decided to continue with her passion for theatre and was accepted at the acting school HfMDK in Stuttgart.
Immediately after finishing her studies, she started working as an actress at the Theater Krefeld and Moenchengladbach.
Already during her studies, Vera began exploring the arts within her own projects, directing and producing films.

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Director Statement

I would like to grant open access to the details and emotions of daily life.
And give the audience space for their phantasy.