|Schnitzel the Movie|
Schnitzel Movie Poster
|Directed by||Asaf Epstein|
|Written by||Asaf Epstein|
|Music by||Amit Poznansky|
|Edited by||Tal Keller|
Schnitzel (Hebrew: שניצל) is a short, sci-fi, and comedy Israeli film which was written, produced and directed by Asaf Epstein and stars Neveh Tzur, Olga Bardukov, Arik Mishali, Nir Malik and Adi Feldman.
An extraterrestrial visitor from outer space lands in a supermarket and decides to take the form of a schnitzel. Kobi Zucker (Neveh Tzur), a young teenage boy, is challenged by his love interest, Maya Kaplinski (Olga Bardukov), to retrieve something for her from within the supermarket. Craziness ensues when Kobi enters the supermarket and is confronted with "Schnitzel" the alien.
- Kobi Zucker (Neveh Tzur)
- Maya Kaplinski (Olga Bardukov)
- Simon the Butcher (Arik Mishali)
- Shraga the Guard (Nir Malik)
- Cashier Lady (Adi Feldman)
- Rollerblader (Ori Zeira)
- Grandmother (Ana Lebovitz)
- Strutting Screamer (Zarina Canizo)
- Benny (Navon Dassa)
- Bevermann (Yuval Malka)
- Kobi's Mother (voice) (Marina Kagan)
- Radio Announcer (Oded Leopold)
- Cheese Stewardess (Shira Refael)
- CGI - Actor / Singing Worker (Adam Dunhoff)
- Schnitzel (voice) (Yael Shachar)
Schnitzel was produced in Israel across 4 major locations. Interior shots of the supermarket were filmed in Hatzor HaGlilit while exterior shots were shot at Mishmar HaSharon. Other scenes such as that of the country road were shot in Ga'ash. Studio production was rendered in Tel-Aviv.
Original score was written and produced for the film by Amit Poznansky.
The film also made use of CGI to create the character of "Schnitzel" the alien which was then blended in with live-action scenes.
- Best Score (Amit Poznansky) - South Carolina Cultural Film Festival (2015)
- Best International Film - South Carolina Cultural Film Festival (2015)
- Best Science Fiction Film - Hyart Film Festival (2015)
- Best International Coming-of-Age - Manhattan Film Festival (2015)
- Best Producer of a Foreign Language Film - Madrid International Film Festival (2015)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Schnitzel (film).|
- Schnitzel the Movie - Official website
- Schnitzel on IMDb
- Schnitzel - The Trailer on Vimeo
- VOD Indie 03.04 - AsafEpstein - Schnitzel on Vimeo
- Schnitzel the Movie - The Geekie Awards
- Rackely, Elaine (July 17, 2015). "The 10th Annual Macon Film Festival underway". WMGT-TV. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
- Schnitzel on IMDb
- VOSS, KARLIE (June 18, 2015). "Hyart Film Festival this weekend in Lovell". Lovell Chronicle (Wyoming). Retrieved 1 August 2015.
- "Manhattan Film Festival (2015 Award Winners)". Retrieved 1 August 2015.
- "Madrid International Film Festival (Best Producer of a Foreign Language Film 2015)". Madrid International Film Festival. Retrieved 1 August 2015.