Switzerland 2017, 13 min, Swiss German, Hebrew & English subtitles
Notch it, cut it down, chop it up, send it away. Trees don’t grow in a day, and should not be felled hastily. A cigarette in one hand, a plump sausage topped with a generous spread of butter in the other—this is the logger’s life on the steep, snowy slopes overlooking Lake Ägeri in Switzerland.
Previous Festivals:Clermont- Ferrand, int. Short Film Festival, Sao Paolo, int. Short Film Festival, Leuven, int. Docfilm Festival, DocuTiff Tirana, La Guarimba, int. Short Film Festival Italy, Teheran Short Film Festival, Asiana int. Short Film Festival Korea, Soria, int. Short Film Festival, Bogoshorts, int. Short Film Festival Bogota, Curtas de Cinema, int. Short Film Festival Rio de Janeiro, Makedox Skopije, Macedonia, Beijing int. Short Film Festival, REGARD, Saguenay int. Short Film Festival Canada
Shorts Competition 3 - HabitatSun 20.05 14:45 Cinemateque 2 Filmmaker Present
Shorts Competition 3 - HabitatTue 22.05 15:30 Cinemateque 2 Filmmaker Present
Production & Research: Thomas Horat
Production Company: Mythenfilm
Editing: Corina Schwingruber Ilic
Cinematography: Luzius Wespe
Corina Schwingruber Ilic was born in Switzerland. From 2004-2006 she attended the University of Fine Art in Basel and Academy of Fine Arts, Belgrade. From 2006-2009 she attended University of Art & Design Lucerne, in film department. Since 2010 she works as a freelance filmmaker, film editor and cinematographer.
Thomas Horat was born in 1964 in Schwyz, Switzerland. Since 2010 he's owned the production company Mythenfilm. He works as a soundman, director, producer and distributor.