1. ***NOTE BEFORE VIEWING: INTRICATE SOUND DESIGN - FOR BEST EXPERIENCE VIEW WITH HEADPHONES.***

    IN SHORT ABOUT fortabt:
    experimental in process, merging documentary & fiction, “fortabt” was born as visual representation of an actual heartbreak in copenhagen. giving life to that place we go when we know it is over. where we reset, find ourselves. take a deep breath & do it all over again.

    SHORT FACTS ABOUT fortabt:
    - in danish this is a word meaning specifically the loss of love…the loss of nothing else.
    - fortabt was created in 3 days as part of SHNIT Realtime...a day to shoot...a day to edit...a day to master.
    - no script was written...the voice comes from an hour documentary interview done with Richard Hendrickse...a 78year old bachelor whom admittedly has never been in love...within his real life stories around the sense of loss, love, cold & storms the soul was found to tell the story of "fortabt".
    - the cinematographer & actress fell in love...they are still in love.

    TALENT OF fortabt:
    CAST:
    real life story - richard hendrickse
    embodiment - chloe williams
    mouth - misha teasdale
    warmth - benitha vlok
    CREW:
    director - benitha vlok
    creative director - michael mathews
    director of photography - michael mathews
    editor - benitha vlok
    sound designer - morné marais
    producer - alasdair mcculloch
    production manager - hisham samie
    camera assistant - barrett de kock
    grip - paul guyeu
    wire rigging - ian freemantle
    makeup artist - anja rechholtz
    online editor - grant aerts
    colourist - jenine lindeque
    visual effects - grant aerts

    THE ETERNAL GRATEFUL LIST FOR fortabt:
    SHNIT REALTIME:
    head of realtime - alasdair mcculloch
    realtime coordinator - hisham samie
    realtime media victoria-rose gough
    FACILITATORS:
    zootee studios for camera gear
    sound surgeon for sound studio
    action safety for wire rigging
    priest post for edit facilities
    the monk for online editing
    fugitive for vfx
    getaway magazine
    la vie restaurant

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  4. A character story of a tow truck driver, Vulture was made in 72 hours by the Motion City team of Helen Raine and Kim Hinrichs.

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  5. Documenting the emotional melström of an unfortunate woman. Onrusbarend is an unsettling story filled with Lovecraftian, South African and biblical references, hinting at the process of inception, birth and finally propagation of a meme. Onrusbarend starts with a narration by Esté Kira and won the South African Shnit Realtime festival 2011. It was filmed and edited over three consecutive days.

    http://www.blackmilkproductions.com
    http://facebook.com/blackmilkproductions/

    http://shnitrealtime.co.za/
    https://www.facebook.com/shnitrealtime

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Shnit Realtime

Shnit Realtime

The Shnit Realtime short film competition consists of three independent local - up and coming - filmmakers, who are selected by a committee in the weeks prior to the festival. They compete over the course of the week building up to Shnit Short Film Festival.…


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The Shnit Realtime short film competition consists of three independent local - up and coming - filmmakers, who are selected by a committee in the weeks prior to the festival. They compete over the course of the week building up to Shnit Short Film Festival. This is made up of the shooting, editing and scoring of their short film within their allocated 72 hour time slot.

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