Lauren Hilger
Elisabeth S. Charbonneau
Sharany Raigopal
Stian Aleksander Uvaag
Jon D'Arcy
Tim Drabandt
Alice Angeletti
Hanna Seidel
Deborah Uhde
Laura Wilkening

SPRUNGBRETT 2014 – a crossmedia film production

In an international co-production five authors from India, Canada, Northern Ireland, Norway and the USA produce a film together with five young film makers from Lower Saxony as part of a seven-day film workshop.

In teams of two (author / film maker) they will produce a 5-minute film, each.

Each film is based on a poetic text of each author.

The authors

Lauren Hilger (*1985), New York

Lauren Hilger was named the 2012 Nadya Aisenberg Fellow from the MacDowell Colony. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Harvard Review Online, and Sonora Review, among other journals.

Elisabeth Sylvia Charbonneau (*1983), Montréal

Her works comprise photography, graphic arts, interactive art installation, poetry.

Sharanya Rajgopal (*1986), Mumbai

Screenplay writer. Radio presenter.

Stian Aleksander Uvaag (*1990), Oslo


Student in sociology at the University of Oslo. Attended Forfatterstudiet i Bø, school of writing 2012/2013. Short texts published in Filologen 04/2013, Kamilla & Sirkuset and an anthology.

John D’Arcy (*1988), Belfast

Poet, Sound Artist, Composer, Performer, Producer ; studies at the Queen’s University Belfast (Area of Research – Poetry and Sound). Publications a.o. : ‘Laganside – A Mobile Poetry Experience in Belfast’ app launched for iPhone and Android smart phones : designed and created app, including production of film and audio poems.

The film makers

Tim Drabandt (University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Hannover)

Alice Angeletti (Braunschweig University of Art)

Hanna Seidel (University of Hildesheim)

Deborah Uhde (Braunschweig University of Art)

Laura Wilkening (Institute of Media Research of Braunschweig University of Art)


Hannover: Literaturhaus Hannover, Medienwerkstatt Linden, Kino im Künstlerhaus Hannover


Workshop: 03. - 06.June 2014 (Medienwerkstatt Linden)

Public reading: 03.June 2014 (07 pm).

Film première: 06.June 2014 (07:30 pm; open end)

Cooperation partners:

Medienwerkstatt Linden, Kino im Künstlerhaus Hannover, Literaturhaus Hannover

The films:

WHAT SHE KNEW (Elisabeth S. Charbonneau, Alice Angeletti)

BACK ANDE VOR (John D'Arcy, Deborah Uhde)

THE BOX (Sharanya Rajgopal, Laura Wilkening)

LEAVE (Lauren Hilger, Tim Drabandt)

APOCALOVE (Stian Aleksander Uvaag, Hanna Seidel)


MedienWerkstatt Linden / mediacampus, Kino im Künstlerhaus Hannover, Literaturhaus Hannover