The Culture (Kulturen)
Director: Ernst De Geer
Writer: Emanuel Nordrum
Producer: Marte Hansen
When Arvid’s sister hogs the spotlight he craves, his worst sides are revealed and he begins to sabotage both her night and his own.
Nominations and awards
Next Nordic Generation Nominated under the filmfestival in Haugesund, Norway.
Winner of best short film, BIFF Bergen International filmfestival Norway
Winner of FIBRESCI-award (critics award) 24th international short film festival in Drama, Greece
Winner of Best short film Boston Filmfestival
Asiana Int. Short Film Festival Nominated under the filmfestival in South Korea
Stockholm film festival Honorable mention under 1 km film
Leuven Short film festival Nominated European Competition
I wrote the orchestra piece, the piano piece and the score music for this film.
The orchestra music is played by Trondheim Symphony Orchestra with Halldor Krogh as producer and Øystein Halvorsen did the recording/mix.
Piano: Elena Reznikova
Cello: Elisabeth Teigen Høghaug
Percussion: Christian Lotvonen Berg
Violin: Mira Aas.
The director himself played inside the piano and it is used in the film.
The recordings and mixing of the score music was done by Per Christian Berg in Audioskop studio and the Grand piano was recorded by Rune Berg.
You can find pictures from all the recordings under Gallery