Metube: August Sings Carmen Habanera

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Music Video from Austria, 4 minutes

Screens Saturday, February 28, 2015
Screening Block 2: 1:30pm-4:30pm

Directed by Daniel Moshel
Produced by Daniel Moshel, August Schram, Roland Pfannhauser

MeTube, a homage to thousands of ambitious YouTube users and video bloggers, gifted and less gifted self-promoters on the Internet, has attracted international attention. No less than George Bizet’s Habanera from Carmen has been reinterpreted for MeTube and enhanced with electronic sounds. Behind the cross-over of musical styles are director Daniel Moshel as well as opera and oratorio tenor August Schram.

About the Director

Daniel Moshel was born in 1976 in Offenbach/M, Germany. During his multi-media studies, he directed his first fictional short film called komA, which was shown on TV and screened at several film festivals. The recent project Metube ( is his first (classical) music video . He is one of 4 directors creating the 2014 ZDF TV-show named ‘House of Love‘.


2013 Berlin Music Video Award (Germany) – Grand Prix, Best Concept
2013 Openeyes Filmfest (Germany) – 2nd Prize Experimental / Music Video
2013 Oldenburg Queer Film Festival (Germany) – 2nd Prize Audience Award
2013 Los Angeles Music Video Festival (USA) – Kick Off Film
2013 Cinema Next Filmnacht (Austria) – Best MUVI Selection
2013 Deutscher Webvideopreis (Germany) – Winner Category: Epic
2013 VIS – Vienna Independent Shorts (Austria) – Best National MUVI
2013 Blue Whisky Independent Film Festival (USA) – Best Music Video
2013 Circuito Off (Italy) – Audience Award
2013 Budapest Short International Film Festival (Hungary) – Audience Award
2013 ARS Electronica Festival (Austria) – Honorary Mention
2013 Queer Lisboa Film Festival (Portugal) – Audience Award
2013 Animago Award Ceremony Berlin-Babelsberg (Germany) – Special Jury Award
2013 International Music Video Festival Paris (France) – Grand Prix
2013 Madrid International Cinema Week (Spain) – Special Jury Award
2013 Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium) – Audience Award
2013 Nexttv’s Web Series & Indie Film Competition (USA) – Grand Prize Winner
2013 Backup Kurzfilmfestival Weimar (Germany) – Backup Clip Award
2013 Kurzfilmfestival Weimar (Germany) – Best Music Video
2013 Schnongs Studentisches Kurzfilmfestival (Germany) – Daad-Prize
2013 Golden Diana International Film Festival (Austria) – Diana In Bronze
2013 Timishort Film Festival (Romania) – Special Mention Of The Jury In The Videorama Section
2013 Q Cinema, Fort Worth’s Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival (USA) – Best Short Comedy Award
2013 Tessh International Short Film Festival (Greece) – Cinematic Achievement Award Animation/Experimental
2014 Film Leben Festival Ilmenau (Germany) – Best Experimental Film
2014 Festival Internacional De Cortometrajes Fenaco Perú – Best Videoclip
2014 Content Award Night (Austria) – Best Short
2015 Austrian Film Award (Austria) – Nomination For Best Short Film


About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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