The German Berlinale comepetition fim System Crasher is awarded the Alfred Bauer Award by the International Jury that was chaired by Juliette Binoche. Nora Fingscheidt’s feature film debut that implemented various sustainable measures during production, received a Green Shooting Card by the Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein (FFHSH). Producer Jonas Weydeman who was a speaker at the Green Film Shooting panel Sustainability in Motion during the Berlinale, emphasized the importance of the eco-label.
The drama System Crasher is about an incalculable nine-year old girl that is pushed back and forth between foster families and community homes. During the production of this feature film that was mostly shot in Hamburg, the producers from Kineo, Weydemann Bros. and Oma Inge Film implemeted various sustainable measures. They used renewables and energy from the grid as well as low-emission generators and eletric vehicles. Sets, props and costumes were donated to charitable institutions after the production wrapped. The catering department avoided the use of plastic bottles, while organic waste was composted. The environmental-friendly production is even pointed out in the press kit.
Photo: © Yunus Roy Imer/ kineo Film / Weydemann Bros.