Film Block: L Cinema: LAB 2 Date: 02.03.18 Time: 6.30-8.00 PM
Director / Writer: Martijn Winkler
Runtime: 12 min
Genre: Drama, Youth, Thriller, Experimental
A short film about the sweet intimacy and destructive power of social media – told from the point of view of a smartphone.
#tagged is the story of Elise, a 14-year-old girl, and her mobile phone. We watch as the content she posts on different social media gets out of hand, and out of her control. Her phone turns from being her best friend to her worst enemy…
Martijn Winkler is a writer, director and digital creative from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He specializes in fiction with a tragicomic edge, working on several films, teleplays, and TV-series that have garnered international acclaim. His work has been selected at film festivals such as Clermont Ferrand International Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival, and Cannes.
In 2014 he won a prestigious Gold SABRE Award for the viral ‘Rituals: Laughing Buddha’ and in 2016 he won a Silver Dolphin in Cannes for Best Viral, for ‘ANWB: Winter Is Coming’.