Der Schrottmann - Poster


2012 | 10' | live action and animation | HD | color


- best collaboration work between music & sound design -

by Soundtrack Cologne
(Jens Heuler: sound design)


While playing on the scrapman's site, the three friends Marit, Felix and Britta find themselves in a world of old films. A gangster chase ensues, with Felix getting lost in the film. In order to free him and lock the scrapman up in his film forever, Britta and Marit go in search of Felix.


EUROPEAN TALENT AWARD by Soundtrack Cologne - best collaboration work between composer (Dominic Campus) und sound designer (Jens Heuler)


Britta Klinge
Felix Schlüter
Winfried Schwarz
Marit Wierleuker


author & director: Fabian Driehorst
cinematography: Enno Endlicher
animation: Frédéric Schuld & Kaya Erdal
music: Martin Batchelar
sound design: Jens Heuler
mixing: Ingo Baier
production design: Marie-Luise Rogmans
producer: Fabian Driehorst
production: KHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln

Jens Heuler



Jens Heuler is a German composer, pianist and electronic music artist based in Bonn, Germany. His work ranges from orchestral film music such as the original music for the Student Academy Award winning stop motion animation film LAIKA & NEMO, directed by Jan Gadermann and Sebastian Gadwo, and intimate film scores for documentaries such as Melanie Lischker's film BILDER (M)EINER MUTTER // LIFE ON TAPE, a collaboration with FREYA ARDE, to ambient electronic music. His most recent work also includes the retro tropical Jazz scores for Sonja Rohleder's award winning animated short film NEST, premiered at the Berlinale International Film Festival and – as a SHORT TIGER AWARD winning film – screened at the Cannes Film Festival by GERMAN FILMS and on festivals around the world, and her latest animated film SOMNI, also premiered at the Berlinale International Film Festival.

In his musical work Jens Heuler combines acoustic and electronic elements into organic music and soundscapes, fusing classical, generative and experimental compositional approaches. With his first solo EP RISING he focuses on working with analogue and modular synthesizers, where both generative and melody/harmony based approaches meet classical pianistic elements.

In addition to his compositional work, he also works as a lecturer in MUSIC PRODUCTION and PROJECT SUPPORT at the FILM UNIVERSITY BABELSBERG KONRAD WOLF and occasionally as an assistant composer and arranger and so he is involved in the music for the Oscar-nominated documentary OF FATHERS AND SONS, the German TV mini series DIE DASSLERS, the documentaries RABBI WOLFF and THE CORRIDORS OF POWER and many more.



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