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Paul is a social media junkie and can’t live without his smartphone. But on his lucky day he’d be better off leaving it at home.

Philipp Scholz was born in 1984 in Salzgitter. In 2009, he founded the production company The Fu King Production in Hamburg. He directs music videos, commercials and viral spots and also works as a storyboard artist. His films include DER UPGRADER (2005), THE DEAD MEAT (2007), CLINT (2008), RONNY (2011), and STEFFI LIKES THIS (STEFFI GEFÄLLT DAS, 2012).
Genre Comedy
Category Short
Year of Production 2012
Director Philipp Scholz
Screenplay Philipp Scholz, Florian Gregor
Cinematography Philipp Scholz
Cast Ole Jacobsen, Christopher Fliether, Rasmus Borowski, Verena Wolfien
Producers Philipp Scholz, Florian Gregor
Production Company The Fu King Production/Hamburg
Length 4 min 35 sec
Format DCP, color, cs
Original Version
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Emden-Norderney 2012, Shorts at Moonlight 2012, Marburg 2012, Giffoni 2012, Weiterstadt 2012, LA Shorts 2012, Berlin & Beyond San Francisco 2012, Schlingel Chemnitz 2012, Valladolid 2012, Biberach 2012, Interfilm Berlin 2012, Capalbio 2012, Flickerfest Sydney 2012, Palm Springs 2013, Warsaw 2013, Curta Cinema Rio de Janeiro 2013, Black Nights Tallinn 2013, Festroia 2014, Shanghai 2014
Awards Short Tiger 2013, Murnau Short Film Prize 2013

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The Fu King Production
Florian Gregor, Philipp Scholz
Stresemannstr. 78
22769 Hamburg/Germany
phone +49-40-83 98 79 52