Private Project

Wind Of Changes

Natural landscape and wind power plants - an alpine pasture under electricity, instead of black clouds of coal.
A divided sky in a village, between profit and sustainability.

Since electricity began its triumphal procession into our homes, there have been conflicts over its origin and use.
At the beginning the land was covered by a black cloud of all the coal-fired power plants. When they realized that this harms our environment, new technologies have been developed to generate electricity. In 2020, however, there will be People who are against more environmentally friendly options. - Why?

This documentary offers a comprehensive atmosphere for debate, where young and old get their opinions on.

  • Johannes Rass
  • Johannes Rass
  • Gregor Franz
    Director of Photography
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Im Schatten des Windes
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  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 22, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    400 EUR
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    1080p25 - HDTV 16:9
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  • Ein Tal im Wandel: Themenabend - erneuerbare Energie
    March 20, 2020
    Official Premiere
Director Biography - Johannes Rass

Johannes Rass, born 20.05.02, is an editor and musician, based in Graz (AT).

His interest in art was raised very early. Since the age of 10 he has participated in several music competitions, such as "prima la musica". At group and solo competitions he got a few prices over the years.

Later on also filmmaking got his interest and he started to make his own movies at home. The love in film was quickly discovered.

In 2016, Johannes moved to Graz to follow his childhood dream of filmmaking at the "Ortweinschule Graz for Film and MultimediaArt". He immediately got involved in projects of the students in the classes above.

His biggest project so far is the experimental short "Pressure".

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Director Statement

The different types of protagonists are supposed to show how old, but still up-to-date the subject is. The conflict should be slightly frightening from the first confrontation. It is intended to create the image of the fact that ecological electricity from wind power is good in general.
In our modern society, where we see and hear of the climate change every day, the question "Why does using environmentally friendly technologies pose such a problem?" comes up.