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Philip Scheffner

Philip Scheffner

Germany / Website

Biography

Philip Scheffner (born in 1966) has worked as a visual artist since 1985. From 1990 to 1995 he was co-founder and member of the group "Botschaft e.V." together with 10-15 artists, filmmakers, musicians, net activists a.o. Works as an artists group, screenings, exhibitions, concerts a.o. in the association's independent club space "Friseur" (Berlin-Mitte). Participations in national and international art exhibitions and events. From 1991 to 1999 he was member of the authors and producers group "dogfilm" together with the video and filmmakers Bettina Ellerkamp, Jörg Heitmann, Merle Kröger and Ed van Megen. Development and production of videos between the genres documentary, essay and video art, in cooperation with Kanal 4, ZDF/ Das Kleine Fernsehspiel, ARTE and 3Sat. In 2001 he founded the production group “pong”, together with Merle Kröger.

Filmography (selection):

Juristic Bodies (Germany, 1995)
Soap or Life is a Soap Opera (Germany, 1996/97)
Planeta Alemania (Germany, 1998/99)
Workstation (Germany, 1999)
Scattered frequencies (30´, Germany, 2002)
ES Express (4x40´, Germany, 2003)
a/c (42´, Germany, 2003)
From Here To Here – together with Madhusree Dutta (60´, Germany/India, 2005)
India in Mind – together with Merle Kroeger (42´, Germany, 2006)
The Halfmoon Files (87´, Germany, 2007)
Der Tag des Spatzen/ Day of the Sparrow (100´, Germany, 2010)
Revision (106´, Germany, 2012)

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Day of the sparrow

Der Tag des Spatzen (Orig.) / 2010 / Germany / 104 min

DAY OF THE SPARROW is a political wildlife documentary. It tells the story of a country where theborder between war and peace is disappearing...

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