PORTRAIT

PORTRAIT
photo © dffb/Gaëtan Innocent Varone

An elevator, floating somewhere in the underground of a vast subway station. As passengers are entering and leaving, nothing seems to happen. In the reflection of the elevator mirror, their existence seems to reveal itself, only to disappear all over again.


Cyril Amon Schäublin was born in 1984 in Zurich/Switzerland. He studied Sinology (Mandarin) and Ethnology at the University of Zurich and for a year at the Beijing Film Academy in China. Since 2006, he has been studying Directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb). His films include LENNY (2009), PORTRAIT (2011) and his graduation film STAMPEDE (2012).
Genre Experimental
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 2011
Director Cyril Amon Schäublin
Screenplay Cyril Amon Schäublin
Cinematography Gaëtan Innocent Varone
Cast Nell Pietrzyk, Birgit Stauber, Saskia Rutner, Gina-Lisa Maiwald, Olivia Cholette, Wendy Hsiao Wang, Anton Ambrosino, Paul Davis, Khaled Abdullah Alsubai, Bertan Candeldek, Seren Ohur, Gizem Öztürk
Producer Silvan Zürcher
Production Company Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB), in co-production with ARTE
Length 6 min 42 sec
Format DCP, HDCAM SR, color, 1:1.85
Original Version
 no dialogue
Festivals Message to Man St. Petersburg 2012, Warsaw 2012

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