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Megaheavy

Fenar Ahmad, Denmark, 2009

19 min.DK/Short fiction

A story about Jolly ¿ a young introvert girl who is in love with her classmate Kenneth. But her world turns up side down when the neighbour's son arrives to the island to bury his father.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Megaheavy
Danish title Megaheavy
Other titles Megaheavy
Keywords Girls, Young people, Drama, Teenagers, Falling in love, Hippies, Denmark
Director Fenar Ahmad
Screenplay Jacob Katz Hansen, Fenar Ahmad
Producer Thomas Yong
Director of Photography Niels A. Hansen
Editor Martin Friis
Sound Rune Bjerre Sand
Composer The Fucking Champs
Production designer Kristine Køster
Casting Gro Metha Therp
Appearances Eva Thompson, Sara Broberg, Nicolei Faber, Jonathan Tulestedt Jarvel
Production country Denmark
Production companies Beofilm, Shouting Cow Productions
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales Shouting Cow Productions, LLC / Essex Street 21 #8 / 10002 New York / producer@shoutingcow.com
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info color
Danish festival release 04.09.2009
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Beofilm, Shouting Cow Productions
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Fenar Ahmad
Casting Gro Metha Therp
Continuity Martin Friis

Script

Script Jacob Katz Hansen
Script Fenar Ahmad
Storyboard Jens Guldberg Haar
Script consultant Rasmus Heisterberg

Production

Producer Thomas Yong
Production manager Thomas Yong
Production coordinator Annika Lund Jensen
Production assistant Lasse Hjort
Production assistant Jakob Katz
Unit manager Kristian Sønderby
Unit manager Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen

Cinematography

Cinematography Niels A. Hansen
First assistant camera Anton Brandt Thykier
VFX cinematographer Micki Vildershøj
VFX cinematographer Adelsteinn Hallgrimsson

Stills

Stills Fenar Ahmad

Electrical dept.

Best boy Astrid Neumann
Best boy Rasmus Bro

Editing

Editing Martin Friis
Editing supervisor Bodil Kjærhauge

Music

Music The Fucking Champs

Production design

Production design Kristine Køster
Set dresser Mathilde Clausen
Assistant production designer Käthe Kofoed Espersen

Wardrobe

Costume assistant Michelle Dalsgaard

Makeup

Makeup artist May Stauber

Sound

Sound Rune Bjerre Sand
Boom operator Daniel M. Jensen
Boom operator Andreas Thybo Christiansen
Boom operator Daniel M. Jensen
Boom operator Andreas Thybo Christiansen

Visual effects

VFX Micki Vildershøj
VFX Adelsteinn Hallgrimsson
Colourist Virgil Kastrup

Appearance

Jolly Eva Thompson
Helle Sara Broberg
Michael Nicolei Faber
Kenneth Jonathan Tulestedt Jarvel
Kim Kasper Birk Pedersen
Præst Peter Birk Jensen

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Honorable Mention 2010 Stockholm International Film Festival 2010
Grand Prix 2010 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010
Best Children & Youth Film 2010 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010
Special Mention 2010 Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Malmö, BUFF 2011-03-15
Stockholm International Film Festival 2010-11-17
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2010-08-23
Guanajuato International Film Festival 2010-07-23
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2010-07-08
Los Angeles Film Festival 2010-06-17
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010-06-16
Seattle International Film Festival 2010-05-20
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2010-04-27
Berlinale 2010-02-11
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