IN THE HUT OF MR. VAN DEN BRINK – Björn Renner (Germany, 2019) 15′

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IN THE HUT OF MR. VAN DEN BRINK – Björn Renner (Germany, 2019) 15′

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM –  PORTO 7 – OPORTO INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2019, FILMZEIT KAUFBEUREN 2019, 2ND PLACE – TATORT EIFEL KRIMIFESTIVAL 2019

In this modern fairy tale the two small-time crooks Heiko and Marcello end up in the hut of Mr. van den Brink. Having fled the police they hide in a garden house but then wake up with their hands and feet bound. From now on the owner of their hiding place, Mr. van den Brink, is calling the shots.

Björn Renner was born in 1972 in West Germany as the son of a German father and a Swedish mother. After his civil service, he moved to Sweden and studied Graphic Design at the University of Arts, Crafts & Design, Konstfack, Stockholm. Parallel to his studies, he created a series of experimental filmic works. The goal was to establish an emotional communication with the spectator through highly evocative images. Today, the visual spectrum of his works ranges from analogue as well as digital animation, kinetic installation to real image. In addition, he teaches in visual communication at various schools in Sweden, for example as a guest lecturer at the Blekinge Institute of Technology or as assistant professor at the Academy of Arts and Crafts, HDK, in Gothenburg.

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