Dennis Stauffer, Norbert Kottmann | Switzerland 2016 | 21 Min. | OmeU
Tuesday, 09.05.2017, 7:30 pm | tickets
Votiv Kino | Gr. Saal
(Award Ceremony & ISA Short Film Programme)
Wednesday, 10.05.2017, 8 pm | tickets
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This film is nominated for the International Shorts Award (ISA).
1984 – The home computer arrives in our living rooms and overruns a whole generation. Only those who master the new technology have a future. The computer splits society into “Digital Natives” and “Digital Immigrants”.
2016 – A group of senior citizens is trying to adapt to the speed of computerization in order to find their place in the digital age. Their problem is ours: how long can we keep up with the rapid development?
Norbert Kottmann was born in 1979 and raised in the canton of Luzern. In 2006 he finished a masters degree in IT at the University of Berne and worked as a software developer. In 2015 he finished a bachelor´s degree in film, specializing in editing at the Zurich University of the Arts. Since 2015 he has been working as a research assistant for post-production at the Zurich University of the Arts and as a freelance editor.
Dennis Stauffer was born in 1990 in Solothurn. He graduated in the Swiss apprenticeship and A-levels program as electronics engineer. In 2016 he finished a bachelor´s degree in film at the Zurich University of the Arts. He now works as a freelance photographer and cameraman.
- Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, ZKB Audience Award 2016
- Prix du cinéma suisse - Nominees Week 2017, Nomination Best Graduation Film
- Festival del film Locarno 2016
- DOK Leipzig 2016
- Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 2016
- Filmschoolfest Munich 2016
- Vilnius International Shortfilm Festival 2017
- Filmmuseum München 2017
- Solothurner Filmtage 2017
- Filmtage Friedrichshafen 2017
- Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2017
- Schweizer Jugendfilmtage 2017
- Prix du cinéma suisse - Nominees Week 2017
- CineGlobe at CERN 2017
- filmstelle Zürich 2017