Experiencing Interruptions?

ESCAPE

Placed in a grey, unthinkably boring room Johann (45) is sitting in front of his computer screen to work on several unimportant documents given to him by his devilish boss. In order to manage, he continuously escapes into another world, a world that is only his…until now.

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  • Dieter Primig
    Director
    Bloody Birthday
  • Dieter Primig
    Writer
  • Paul Wolf
    Producer
  • Gary Marlowe
    Key Cast
  • Sonja Kerskes
    Key Cast
  • Florian Banicki
    Director of Photography
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Poetry, Escapism, Work, Routines
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 12, 2014
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Shorts Premiere
    Santiago, Chile
    November 8, 2014
    South American Premiere
  • The 24 Hours of Nuremberg
    Nuremberg, Germany
    November 15, 2014
  • Rafi Peer International Film Festival
    Lahore, Pakistan
    March 7, 2015
    Asian Premiere
  • Festival International du Film d’Art – “Nos Yeux Grands Ouverts”
    Paris, France
    March 9, 2015
    European Premiere
  • Videonale – Berlin Short Film Festival
    Berlin, Germany
    February 21, 2015
    German Premiere
  • Northam Film and Music Festival
    Columbis, Ohio
    April 21, 2015
    USA premiere
  • River Aire Ten Minute Film Festival
    Leeds, UK
    April 25, 2015
    UK premiere
  • Festival de Cortos y Salud Mental
    Sevilla, Spain
    May 2, 2015
    Spanish premiere
  • Festival de Cine
    Villa María del Triunfo, Peru
    May 16, 2015
    Peruvian premiere
  • Saltburn Film Festival
    Saltburn, UK
    May 9, 2015
  • International Film Festival Under the Moonlight Islantilla Cinefórum
    Huelva, Spain
    June 13, 2015
  • My Projector Lamps Short Film Contest
    Miami, Florida
    July 11, 2015
Director Biography - Dieter Primig

Director * 8. Oct. 1985 in Austria

2005 – 2008 BA Media Produktion: University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, Austria
2008 – 2009 Junior Producer for Commercials: Kandoo Films, Los Angeles
2010 – 2011 VFX Project Manager Roland Emmerich’s „Anonymous“
2011 – 2013 Art Director for Commercials & Ads: United Visions, Berlin
2013 – now Freelance Director

FILMOGRAPHY
2009 • PAINT JOB • 8 min • Drama • Los Angeles • USA
2011 • VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE • Commercial • Berlin • Germany
2011 • SEAT IBL Concept Car • Reveal Film • 1 min • Berlin • Germany
2011 • SEAT Mii • Image Film • 1 min • Berlin • Germany
2011 • SEAT Ibiza Cupra • Reveal Film • 1 min • Berlin • Germany
2012 • KEINE GEWALT GEGEN KINDER • Social Spot • 1 min • Berlin • Germany
2012 • SAG’S DURCH DIE BLUME • Spoof Ad • 1 min • Berlin • Germany (3 Festivals, 1 Award)
2012 • SEAT Leon • Summer Teaser • 1 min • Berlin • Germany
2012 • SCHIMMEL PIANOS • Image Film • 1 min • Berlin • Germany
2013 • TAG DES OFFENEN DENKMALS 2013: TEUFELSBERG • Image Film • 4 min • Berlin
2014 • BLOODY BIRTHDAY • Action Thriller • 4 min • Berlin • Germany (22 Festivals, 5 Awards)
2014 • ESCAPE • Drama / Poetry • 4 min • Berlin • Germany (29 Festivals)
2014 • AUTOSCOUT24 • Commercial • 1 min • Berlin • Germany
2014 • CFMOTO150 – THE NEW FACE ON THE STREET • Image Film • 2min • Berlin • Germany
2015 • SHIT HAPPENS • Fiction, Comedy • 2 min • Germany
2015 • FINAL STAIR “OVER THE TOP” • Music Video • 4 min • Germany
2015 • GUANTANAMO BABY • Fiction, Comedy • 3 min • Germany (74 Festivals, 16 Awards)
2016 • DIE GOLDFEDER – THE GOLDEN NIB • Fiction for Young Audiences • 12 min • Germany (8 Festivals, 4 Awards)

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Director Statement

escape from the oppressive office job

FESTIVALS
1. Shorts Premiere Santiago, Chile 2014
2. The 24 Hours of Nuremberg, Germany 2014
3. Rafi Peer International Film Festival Lahore, Pakistan 2014
4. Festival International du Film d’Art – “Nos Yeux Grands Ouverts” Paris, France 2015
5. Videonale – Berlin Short Film Festival, Germany 2015
6. Northam Film and Music Festival Columbus, Ohio USA 2015
7. River Aire Ten Minute Film Festival Leeds, United Kingdom 2015
8. Festival de Cortos y Salud Mental – Sevilla, Spain 2015
9. Festival de Cine de Villa María del Triunfo, Peru 2015
10. Saltburn Film Festival, United Kingdom 2015
11. International Film Festival Under the Moonlight Islantilla Cinefórum Huelva, Spain 2015
12. My Projector Lamps Short Film Contest Miami, USA 2015
13. Pink City International Short Film Festival Jaipur, India 2015
14. International TV Festival Bar, Montenegro 2015
15. Festival de Cine Alternativo y Comunitario “La Imagen de los Pueblos” Ibarra, Equador 2015
16. Montevideo Fantasico, Uruguay 2015
17. Västerås Filmfestival, Sweden 2015
18. Muestra Internacional de Cortometrajes - San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina 2015
19. Golden Sun Short Film Festival, Malta 2016
20. SeeYouSound International Music Film Festival Torino, Italy 2016
21. Independent Days Karlsruhe, Germany 2016
22. Festival De Cortos Ac Hotel Cuzco by Marriott - Madrid, Spain 2016
23. Sciuridae Film Festival Nampa, Idaho USA 2016 (nominated for Best Picture, Best Sound)
24. IndieCrete Film Festival Archanes, Greece 2016
25. Lima Bean Film Fest St. Louis, USA 2016
26. La Rioja Es De Cine - Festival Internacional De Cortometraje & Cine Independiente Logroño, Spain 2016
27. Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival Worchester MA, USA 2016
28. AFC Kurzfilmwettbewerb Vienna, Austria 2016 (Bronze Medal awarded)
29. GOA SHOTS International Short Film Festival, India 2016