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WACKEN 3D - THE MOVIE

Norbert Heitker
DE 2014    95'
⚬ Music 

Synopsis

WACKEN 3D - THE MOVIE is the ultimate documentary about the biggest Metal festival in the world. Filmed with six camera units and 18 stereoscopic 3D cameras, the movie takes you on stage and behind the curtain with Anthrax, Alice Cooper, Deep Purple, Motorhead, Rammstein and many more. Award winning director Norbert Heitker captures the unique atmosphere and documents four days of music, mud and madness through the eyes of four fans from Asia, Germany and USA.

Credits

Director

Norbert Heitker

Producers

Tomas Erhart, Stefan Schubert

Production Companies

JUMPSEAT 3Dplus, WÜSTE FILM

Cinematography

Tomas Erhart (Supervising DOP)

Unit A: Norbert Heitker / Fabian Hothan (director / DOP)

Unit B: Tom Kimmig / Matthias Bolliger

Unit C: Uli Gaulke / Sebastian Bäumler

Unit D: Marco Wilms / Marcus Winterbauer

Unit E: Jasper Engel 

Unit F: Konstatin Freyer 

Editors

Markus Gerwinat, Georg Petzold

Music

Philipp Hoppen, Jacob Hellner, Eike Freese

Sound

Matthias Schwab

Festivals

DocVille 2015

Krakow Film Festival 2015

Indie Lisboa 2015

Bergen IFF 2015

Athens IFF 2015

In-Edit Festival 2015

Film Details

Runtime 95'
Spoken Languages English, German, Spanish, Chinese
Production Countries Germany

Biography

After studying media technology in Hamburg, Norbert Heitker first worked in Vienna, later in Berlin for Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher’s production company, DoRo, that created numerous music videos of high profile German-speaking and international artists, especially in the 1990s. Since 2000 Norbert Heitker has been a freelance director of music videos and commercials. Today he ranks among the most prolific music video directors in Germany. Among the artists he worked with are Die Ärzte, Rammstein, Tom Novy, and the H-Blockx. He also directed concert documentaries for Die Ärzte, Farin Urlaub, and Sido. Norbert Heitker won many national and international accolades, receiving, among others, Echo awards for the Rammstein video, “Engel,” and the DVD, „Die Ärzte Live.“ Twice he won the audience award of the Oberhausen Short Film Festival for the Best German Music Video, in 2004 for “1.2.3” by Bela B. feat. Charlotte Roche, and in 2011 for “Dinge von denen” by Die Ärzte.

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