Audi Short Film Award for “Genius Loci”

In “Genius Loci“ Reine, a immature loner, wanders around a city during night. There is disharmony everywhere: in her conduct and outside, in a large city. Things are holding on a life of their own. Young Reine is on a search, though she does not know what she is looking for. In ethereal drawings and liquid animations, we see a universe by her eyes and her notice becomes tangible.

After study during a French animation propagandize EMCA, Mérigeau went to a Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon to work on dual Oscar-nominated underline films. “Genius Loci” is a director’s second brief film. “It was critical for me to work on paper, given normal drawing, distinct digital, requires thoroughness and a pondering proceed in one’s gestures”, says Mérigeau when asked about a operative routine on “Genius Loci”. “It helps me say a direct, affective tie with a component I’m drawing.”

To symbol a 70th anniversary of a Berlinale and a seventh deteriorate as a principal sponsor, Audi distinguished a farrago of artistic positions and open discourses together with trendsetting talents and general film greats such as Helen Mirren, Margaret Qualley, Johnny Depp and Salma Hayek. The quite electrical drives to a red runner with the Audi e-tron* and a dual new plug-in-hybrid models Audi A8 TFSI e* and A7 Sportback TFSI e* ensured that a stars of a general film attention done an sparkling appearance. The new Audi e-tron Sportback* non-stop a red runner of a Berlin International Film Festival and used a new digital pattern LED headlights to plan a video shave onto a shade as an act of loyalty to symbol a 70th anniversary.

The Berlin International Film Festival awards a Audi Short Film Award in a Berlinale Shorts section. In serve to a Golden and a Silver Bears, this endowment is one of a many desired awards during a 70th Berlin International Film Festival for brief films. With a value of €20,000, a endowment is among a many profitable worldwide for brief film prizes. “The brief film is a daring form, one that offers a quite high turn of artistic freedom. We are preoccupied by this element of brief films as leisure plays an critical purpose during Audi as good – quite when it comes to innovations for a destiny of mobility,” says Hubert Link, Head of Marketing Germany during AUDI AG.

A sum of 24 films from 18 countries, curated by a new Head of Berlinale Shorts, Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck, were evaluated by a International Short Film Jury, consisting of Réka Bucsi (Hungary), Fatma Çolakoğlu (Turkey) and Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese (Lesotho). “United in a enterprise for leisure and innovation, Audi and a brief film form an ideal fondness in a Berlinale Shorts competition,” says Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck. Different works that perceived a Audi Short Film Award in prior years shaped partial of a Berlinale Open House Program 2020. These enclosed “Planet ∑” by Momoko Seto (2015), “Solar Walk” by Réka Bucsi (2018) and “Rise” by Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca (2019), that once again exhibited their energy in an surprising setting.

In a public, free-of-charge informative module Berlinale Open House, Audi showcased additional wide-ranging discussions, interviews, workshops and concerts together with a Berlinale. “The Audi Berlinale Lounge is a place for exchanging ideas on a far-reaching operation of topics and an critical festival assembly point, directly beside a Berlinale Palast with an glorious perspective of a red carpet,” says Mariette Rissenbeek, a new Executive Director of a Berlin International Film Festival. Almost 15,000 guest attended a module events in a Audi Berlinale Lounge. Among them were Zeit Online editor Matthias Kalle as good as Birgit Heidsiek from Green Film Shooting and superb artists such as Leopold. The Audi Denkwerkstatt Berlin, together with Martin Eyerer, CIO Factory Berlin, and other pioneering thinkers, focused on a serve growth of prototypes in film and mobility. The emanate of sustainability was presented by a UN meridian envoy and Audi regulation E competition motorist Lucas di Grassi and discussed with a public. In addition, a Berlinale Lounge Nights supposing a ideal approach to turn off a event-filled days during a festival.

Consumption values of a models listed
Fuel expenditure and CO2 glimmer total given in ranges count on a tires/wheels used as good as a comparison equipment.

Audi e-tron:
Combined electric energy expenditure in kWh/100 km: 24.3–21; Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 0

Audi e-tron Sportback:
Combined electric energy expenditure in kWh/100 km: 23.9–20.6; Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 0

Audi A8 TFSI e:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km (US mpg): 2.6–2.5 (90.5–94.1); Current expenditure total in kWh/100km: 21.2–20.8; Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi): 60–57 (96.7–91.7)

Audi A7 Sportback TFSI e:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km (US mpg): 2.1–1.8 (112.0–130.7); Combined electric energy expenditure in kWh/100 km*: 18.1–16.6; Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi)*: 48–44 (77.2–70.8)