We make films with an intrinsic motivation for film festivals. Our 178 works have been selected for approx. 1750 festivals by 2021 and awarded 224 times. We keep collecting awards. Each time we learn something. The homo-ludens philosophy guides us.
Company
APEIRON FILMS
Dave Lojek loves filmmaking and belongs to the most prolific and most often selected directors of his generation with over 1750 invitations for screenings to international film festivals worldwide.
His favorite genres are comedy, parody, fantasy, romance, poetry, and experiment. Dave also directs documentaries, dramas, portraits, commercials, and music videos.
As independent producer, he created 178 movies in 26 cities in 12 European countries by 2021.
Dave Lojek graduated with an MA in English / American and Cultural Studies from Humboldt-University in his hometown Berlin.
Mr. Lojek hosts monthly open cinema screenings in Germany’s oldest cinema and annual film workshops called KinoKabarets with his initiative KinoBerlino. Dave works as film distributor and president of a Film Association. The productions of APEIRON FILMS and KinoBerlino have been broadcast weekly since 2008 (ca. 11.375 times) on German TV and viewed online over 2 million times.
Selected and reduced filmography of Dave Lojek
2021: FUCHS & PINGUIN
2020: OCCURRENCES OF QUESTIONABLE SIGNIFICANCE
2018: I CAME FROM THE FUTURE • SNITCH • THE LAST SUPPER • KEEPER
2017: ARACHNE • ALEX AND SASHA
2016: SAMA SŁODYCZ • DAS SPRICHWÖRTLICHE GLÜCK • REFUGEE POETRY
2015: FRUWAJĄCA FORTUNA • KINSKISCHRAUBE
2014: THE PRINCESS STRIKES BACK • FILM KITCHEN
2013: HEK TICK TACK • PSYCHIC SUE • PARADISE BEACH • FOCUS POCUS
2012: TWO TOO ODD • MADEMOISELLE NIMSI • SICK CITY
2011: TRUST • BELIEVE • METEORITES
2010: DER MIETER • PERSPECTIVE • MARIES STIMME • FLUSSAUFWÄRTS
2009: KIT & SUKA • MUSE • SERENDIPITY • INDECISION
2008: ROFL • ANGELS • PHOBIEN
2007: PROJEKTION • EVERMORE • FUTILITY • PELT PEOPLE
2006: PARLANDO
2005: DYSFUNCTION
1998-2000: SELBST UND FREMDBILDER IN DER WERBUNG Teil 1-3
Official Selection
Fainting Flicker
FilmFest by Rogue Dancer
Raleigh
2020
Bronze Award
HEC TIC TAC
SHORT CUTS Competition
Vienna, Austria
2014
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PARADISE BEACH
Saltburn Film Festival
Saltburn, UK
2014
Special Mention
PARADISE BEACH
Videonale - Short Film Festival
Berlin, Germany
2014
-
PARADISE BEACH
Boddinale - International Film Festival
Berlin, Germany
2014
Bronze Award
PARADISE BEACH
SHORT CUTS Competition
Vienna, Austria
2014
-
PARADISE BEACH
U.F.O. Kurzfilmfestival (Unknown Film Objects)
Leipzig, Germany
2014
Best Comedic Horror Short & Best Soundtrack
PSYCHIC SUE
Tabloid Witch Awards Horror Film Contest
Santa Monica, CA
2014
Silver Medal
PSYCHIC SUE
Federal Fiction Film Festival
Schrobenhausen, Germany
2014
2nd Jury Prize
PSYCHIC SUE
LandesFilmFestival
Berlin, Germany
2014
-
PSYCHIC SUE
International Shortfilm Festival
Palencia, Spain
2014
-
PSYCHIC SUE
Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes "Sueños de Cine"
Madrid, Spain
2014
-
PSYCHIC SUE
British Shorts
Berlin, Germany
2014
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HEC TIC TAC
FINCORTEX - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Experimentales
Tunja, Colombia
2013
3rd Jury Prize
HEC TIC TAC
LandesFilmFestival
Berlin, Germany
2013
"Coub of the Day" - 620.000 clicks
PARADISE BEACH
Coub
online
2013
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PARADISE BEACH
International Film Festival "24 Hours of Nuremberg"
Nuremberg, Germany
2013
-
PARADISE BEACH
Leamington Underground Cinema Festival
UK
2013
Audience Favourite
PARADISE BEACH
International KinoKabaret
Hamburg, Germany
2013
-
PSYCHIC SUE
NOFI World Festival
Glendale, California, USA
2013
-
PSYCHIC SUE
International Film Festival "24 Hours of Nuremberg"
Nuremberg, Germany
2013
Golden Clapperboard Award (Festival Winner)
PSYCHIC SUE
ZZUB Fest
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2013
-
PSYCHIC SUE
KO & DIGITAL - Festival Internacional de Cine Solidario
Barcelona, Spain
2013
-
PSYCHIC SUE
International KinoKabaret
Berlin, Germany
2013
-
PSYCHIC SUE
International KinoKabaret
Graz, Austria
2013
-
PSYCHIC SUE
International KinoKabaret
Prague, Czech Republic
2013
-
PSYCHIC SUE
Zinema Zombie Fest
Bogota, Colombia
2013
-
PSYCHIC SUE
Underground Cinema Film Festival
Dublin, Ireland
2013
-
PSYCHIC SUE
International KinoKabaret
Dublin, Ireland
2013
2 awards
Occurrences of Questionable Significance
30 film festivals
WORLDWIDE
25 in total
ARACHNE
59 film festivals, 25 awards
all over the globe
2 awards
FOCUS POCUS
15 int. Film Festivals
worldwide
7 awards / distinctions
PERSPECTIVE
about 60 film festivals
see: https://vimeo.com/15390060
10 awards
TWO TOO ODD
about 75 film festivals, 10 awards
see details: https://vimeo.com/43471978
many
PSYCHIC SUE
69 festivals in total
https://vimeo.com/70849159
Hometown
Berlin
Watch my films!
We make films with an intrinsic motivation for film festivals. Our 178 works have been selected for approx. 1750 festivals by 2021 and awarded 224 times. We keep collecting awards. Each time we learn something. The homo-ludens philosophy guides us.
Company
APEIRON FILMS