In the woods

Snow sweat testosterone and the noise of chainsaws. Every four years, trees are cut on a steep mountain high above Lake Aegeri and prepared for log rafting. Neither economic change nor technology has replaced sustainable craftmanship.

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Director: Corina Schwingruber Ilic

She studied at the University of Design & Art in Basel, majoring in Fine Arts/New Media where she also took part in an exchange program with the fine art academy in Belgrade (Serbia). From 2006-2009 she completed her studies at the Lucerne University of Art & Design, majoring in Video. She works as a filmmaker in directing, camera, editing, music videos and teaches filmmaking at colleges and universities. Her last short documentary «BAGGERN – Tons of Passion» was nominated for the national Swiss Movie Award and won several festival awards all around the world.

Director: Thomas Horat

Selfteached filmmaker who after a few practical trainings on documentaries he startet in 2003 with his first own feature documentary project "Wätterschmöcker" which has been successfully shown in the cinemas of Switzerland and Austria. The movie has also been shown on several festivals in Austria and USA. His second full feature "Alpsummer" succeeded also in the cinemas in Switzerland and has won several awards in the USA. His shortfilm «in the woods» was nominated for the Swiss Movie Award and has won more than 15 Awards worldwide. Today he works as a filmmaker in directing, sound engineering, but also as distributor and sometimes also as producer.

13 Min.
SUB: German
Director: Corina Schwingruber Ilic, Thomas Horat
Script: Thomas Horat
Cinematography: Luzius Wespe
Editing: Corina Schwingruber Ilic
Producer: Thomas Horat, mythenfilm
Nominations: Audience Award Best Short Film 2019
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