Colony Collapse Disorder - a life without bees

A man strolls in a desolate, dark world that seems acts abandoned and lifeless. Apparently aimlessly the protagonist wanders through a closed down property and finally dedicates himself to his mysterious work: A research laboratory is centered in this hostile environment.
A possible future is exaggerated in Colony Collapse Disorder within a specially created universe that seems threatening and forceful at the same time.

  • Mario Burbach
    Director
  • Mario Burbach
    Writer
  • David Ullrich
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Colony Collapse Disorder - a life without bees
  • Film Type:
    Animation, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    drama, suspense
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    500 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Canon EOS
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Film in Rheinland-Pfalz
    Landtag Rheinland-Pfalz, Mainz
    Germany
    August 31, 2016
  • Best Shorts Competition
    La Jolla, CA 92039
    United States
    September 19, 2016
    North American Premiere
    Film Short (Student)
  • Berlin Short Film Festival
    Berlin
    Germany
    June 30, 2017
Director Biography - Mario Burbach

Mario Burbach gratuated with Bachelor of Arts in Intermedia Design from the University of Applied Sciences, Trier, Germany in 2016.
Since 2016 he works for the "Albert Schweitzer Foundation" in Berlin, Germany.

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Director Statement

"Colony Collapse Disorder" shows an exaggerated and intense, yet very possible future without bees.