• 2015
  • Germany
  • 3 mins
  • English

Music Video Competition

Kai Stänicke
Kai Stänicke
Christian Tesch, Maik Schrank, Janine Marold

A tale of being different – and growing up.

Kai Stänicke was born in 1986 in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. While studying Film & TV Production in Dortmund, he directed his first short films. After receiving his Diploma, Kai worked for X Filme Creative Pool in Berlin and on set of various productions as Assistant Director and Assistant Set Manager. Since 2011, Kai has been producing and directing short films and music videos.


2015 Bielefelder Bilderbeben (Germany) – 2nd Prize
2015 FMK International Short Film Festival (Italy) – Audience Award
2015 Festival Alto Vicentino – Int’l Short Film Festival (Italy) – Best Editing
2015 Arouca Film Festival (Portugal) – Best Film Public Vote
2015 International Film Awards Berlin (Germany) – Best Narrative Utra Short Film Ifab Award
2015 Face À Face Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (France) – Festival Teams Best Film
2015 Holebifilmfestival (Belgium) – OutTV Audience Award
2015 Florence Queer Festival (Italy) – Winner VideoQueer

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