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Brainy

Daniel Joseph Borgman, Denmark, 2011

25 min.DK/Short fiction

Brainy is a short drama about 10 year old Brian, an imaginative boy who deals with the loss of his grandfather by constructing a fantastic world. In Brian's imagination his Grandpa is still alive, living up in space. Brian has a mission to collect up dead animals, and the dead animals can be launched up to the stars to live again. That is until the day Brian meets Denice, 14, his slightly older neighbour, from whom he learns that no matter how much we wish for them, some things just aren't possible.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Library
Danish title Brainy
Keywords , Children, Grief Therapy, Death
Director Daniel Joseph Borgman
Screenplay Daniel Joseph Borgman, Malou Reymann
Producer Katja Adomeit
Director of Photography Niels Buchholzer
Editor Dan Loghin
Sound Frank Mølgaard Knudsen
Composer Jonas Colstrup
Production designer Helle Kirstine Egsgaard, Helle Kirstine Egsgaard
Appearances Jacob August Ottensten, Marie Boda, Lisa Carlehed, Pilou Asbæk
Production country Denmark
Subtitles No
Audio description No
Production companies Zentropa Entertainments5
Technical info 2,35:1 Scope, color, Dolby stereo
Online release 03.05.2012, Filmstriben
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Zentropa Entertainments5

Direction

Direction Daniel Joseph Borgman
1st assistant director Rasmus Christoffersen
Continuity Peter Hagen
Director: children Nikolaj Dencker Schmidt
Casting consultant Jette Termann

Script

Script consultant Rasmus Heisterberg
Story Gregory David King
Script Daniel Joseph Borgman
Script Malou Reymann

Production

Producer Katja Adomeit
Production manager Sille Sterll Jaworski
Production assistant Kristina Maria Madsen

Cinematography

First assistant camera Linda Laage S. Olsen
Camera assistant Jonathan Reim Eskildsen
Key grip Bo "Bowie" Craner
Steadicam operator Anders Holck
Cinematography Niels Buchholzer

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Gabriel Stefan
Best boy William Villadsen

Editing

Avid assistant Lárus Ren Gudbjörnsson
Editing Dan Loghin

Music

Music Jonas Colstrup

Production design

Set dresser Rasmus With
Assistant set dresser Cayetanah Cuyas
Production design Helle Kirstine Egsgaard
Production design Helle Kirstine Egsgaard

Wardrobe

Wardrobe Melanie Soriano
Wardrobe Malene Klitte Jensen

Makeup

Makeup Malene Klitte Jensen

Sound

Foley artist Martin Langenbach
Sound assistant Sigrid D.P.A. Jensen
Sound Frank Mølgaard Knudsen

Visual effects

Art work Sofie Bangsgaard
VFX supervisor Jonas Drehn
Flame artist Jan Tvilling
Flame artist Sofie Friis Borup
Online Mikael Reidar
Grading Daniel Joseph Borgman

Appearance

Brainy Jacob August Ottensten
Denice Marie Boda
Tanja Lisa Carlehed
Bjarne Pilou Asbæk
Mand Nicolei Faber
Kvinden Mia Jexen-Nielsen

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