2011, AT, 41min, HD 1.78:1, color, dolby stereo
Panasonic AJ-900, Fujion LWZ 19-90mm

Produced at Filmacademy Vienna, MDW

with Murathan Muslu, Magdalena Kronschläger, Kaan Tomek,
 Seyit Tomek, Volkan Tankier & Erdem Türkoglu

Festival Selection

32nd Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis / DE 2011
11st First Steps Berlin / DE 2011
*** Best middle length film
18th Diagonale / AT 2011 
*** Best short film
27th Exground Filmfest Wiesbaden / DE 2011
09th Vienna Independent Shorts / AT 2011
02nd Fest-i-Kult Ankara / TR 2011
12th Rencontres du Moyen Metrage Brive / FR 2012
15th Int. Filmfestival Filmakademie Wien / AT 2013
06th This Human World Int. Filmfestival Wien / AT 2013

A father who is not one. The protagonist, a man in his early 30s, is primarily interested in one thing: rap music. The family always comes second. After his wife leaves him over night, he can no longer ignore his sons. Even though the emotional distance seems irreconcilable, he increasingly gains authority in his paternal role – that is, until mother Conny suddenly returns. Papa is touchingly close to the characters, supported by a camera that reacts instead of directs. (Diagonale)

DirectorUmut Dag
ScreenwriterStefanie Franz
CinematographerGeorg Geutebrueck
Production designerDesiree Salvador
Costume designerPetra Renoth
Production sound mixerSergey Martynyuk & Matthias Ermert
EditorClaudia Linzer
Music composerDimitri Giannikopoulos
ProducerPhilipp Grandits
Assistant directorFlorian Pochlatko
World salesSixpackfilm
B camera operatorAnna Baltl
1st assistant cameraLaszlo Vancsa & Thomas Loacker
GafferAlex Haspel & Jakob Slavicek
BestgirlClara Zeiszl
ElectricianChris Mirea
VFX supervisorsRoland Stöttinger & Markus Kircher
Digital coloristGeorg Geutebrueck
Camera rentalFilmakademie Wien
Lighting rentalsErnst Dangl,
Pani Lichttechnik & Filmakademie Wien