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 © 2006 Magdalena Hutter
  
Upstream Battle (2006)
working title Lachsleben
german title Stromaufwärts
movie type Documentary
directed by Benjamin Kempas
writing credits diverse
executive production Preview Production G...
country Germany
genre Adventure, Ethnology, Society, Nature-Environment, ecology, Economy

Cast  production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Cast Part Dubber / Speaker
  Voiceocer  [SR] Gudo Hoegel  (2006)
Stan Blackley  Sprecher  [SR] Thomas Wenke  (2006)

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Departement Credit Name
Camera Department director of photography Benjamin Kempas
eng assistant camera/sound Magdalena Hutter
eng assistant camera/sound Ward Hunt
Director's Department director Benjamin Kempas
Editing editor Raimund Barthelmes Co-Cutter
editor Benjamin Kempas
assistant editor Niklas Goslar
assistant editor Miriam Märk
Music composer Sebastian Fillenberg
Producer producer Joachim Schroeder
Production Mgt. production driver Ward Hunt
production assistant Dominik Beisser
production assistant Bianca Havel
Screenplay co-writer Magdalena Hutter
Idea Benjamin Kempas
script consultant Steffen Schneider
researcher Benjamin Kempas
enquiry assistance Magdalena Hutter
enquiry assistance Lara Celini
Sound Post Production sound re-recording mixer Jürgen Roth

Production Companies production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
company
Arte
BR Bayerischer Rundfunk
Preview Production GbR

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company  

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 department company
 VFX / Post Production Image/Editing expressive tv - Benjamin Kempa...
  Image/Editing msf - Michael Sänger Film

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Recipients Year Award Category  
Benjamin Kempas 2008 Dokufest Kosovo Human Rights Award won
Benjamin Kempas 2008 Dok.Fest München FFF-Förderpreis Dokumentarf... nominated
Benjamin Kempas 2008 Filmfestival Water, Sea and... Best Environmental Film won
Benjamin Kempas 2008 Anchorage Inter. Film Festi... Second Place, Best Document... won
Benjamin Kempas 2009 Santa Cruz Film Festival [u... Grand Jury Prize, Environme... won
Benjamin Kempas 2009 Nashville Film Festival [us... Al Gore Reel Current Award nominated

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Premiere Germany (TV) 01.03.2008 arte

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production info total shooting days
60  
first shooting day
20.03.2006  
last shooting day
06.05.2007  
  locations Kalifornien, Oregon, Nebraska  
  runtime 52, 59, 97  
  film boards FilmFernsehFonds Bayern: 30.000 €  
technical info film negativ format Digital Betacam  
  printed film format Digital Betacam  
  Aspect ratio TV 16:9 (1 : 1,78)  
  sound mix Stereo  
  Colour/B&W colour  

External links production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
   
websites
Englische Synopsis http://upstreambattle.com
trailers
Official Trailer 2008 http://www.expressive.tv/films/upstream_battle/trailer.html
reviews
Kritiken auf der Facebook-Seite http://www.facebook.com/pages/Upstream-Battle/8732137676
Tue Steen Müller / filmkommentaren.dk Blog http://www.filmkommentaren.dk/default.asp?page_id=2&blog_id=...
Film Threat (4 stars) http://www.filmthreat.com/reviews/11250/
Willamette Week (Rating: Buy!) http://blogs.wweek.com/news/2009/02/14/piff-goes-down-to-the...
BlogCritics http://blogcritics.org/video/article/movie-review-upstream-b...
Eye Weekly http://www.eyeweekly.com/realtoreel/article/38259
articles, reports
The Daily Triplicate http://www.triplicate.com/news/story.cfm?story_no=4339
The Hoopa People http://www.hoopapeople.com/issues/Hoopa%20People-v12i37-Sept...
Tired of war, filmmakers turn to everyday heroes http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/FilmFest/article/469496
Toronto Fest Sets Documentaries http://www.variety.com/index.asp?layout=festivals&jump=story...
OSCE-sponsored Human Rights Award http://www.osce.org/item/32567.html