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Motodrom

Motodrom
Scene from "Motodrom" (photo © Olaf Tamm)

The world of the hell-riders in their wooden barrel: men and motorbikes, speed and stunts, gasoline and adrenaline. A dying fairground attraction, portrayed in a thrilling homage with 5000 rounds per minute.


Joerg Wagner was born in 1967 in Stuttgart and studied Audiovisual Media. He has worked as a projectionist and presented various short film events and live comedy shows. From 1996-2002, he was the director of the Short Film Agency Hamburg. He also writes scripts for film and television productions. His films include: the shorts Forklift Driver Klaus - The First Day on the Job (2001), Pop Music (2002), Motodrom (2006), and Terminal (2009).
Genre Art
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 2006
Director Joerg Wagner
Screenplay Joerg Wagner
Cinematography Peter Drittenpreis, Ayhan Salar, Patrick Orth
Andrew Bird
Cast Hugo Dabbert, Jagath Perera, Tomasz Wyszormirski
Producer Dirk Manthey
Production Company HKP 9/Hamburg
Length 9 min
Format 35 mm, b&w
Original Version
 no dialogue
Sound Technology Dolby Digital
Festivals Tampere 2006 (In Competition), IndieLisbo 2006 (In Competition), Oberhausen 2006 (In Competition), Soest 2006 (In Competition), Worldwide Short Film Festival Toronto 2006, Uppsala 2006, IDFA Amsterdam 2006, Hamburg 2006 (In Competition), Los Angeles 2006, Vila do Conde 2006, Dokufest Prizren 2006 (In Competition), Edinburgh 2006, Odense 2006, Sao Paulo 2006, Oldenburg 2006, Magdeburg 2006 (In Competition), Cork 2006 (In Competition), DocFest Sheffield 2006, Interfilm 2006 (In Competition), Winterhur 2006 (In Competition), Alcine 2006 (In Competition), Regensburg 2006 (In Competition), Exground Wiesbaden 2006 (In Competition), Vendome 2006 (In Competition), Flickerfest Sydney 2007, Sundance 2007, Clermont-Ferrand 2007, Seattle 2007, Alcine Festival de Cine de Alcala de Henares 2010
Awards ZDF Dokukanal Award Hamburg 2006, Onda Curta Award Vila do Conde 2006, Jury Award Magdeburg 2006, Special Jury Mention Sundance 2007
With backing from Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, BKM, Kulturelle Filmfoerderung Schleswig-Holstein

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