debut indie feature film, Germany 2022

When a young prisoner gets released on parole,

he finds himself confronted by his past.

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When a young prisoner gets released on parole,

he finds himself confronted by his past.

After being sentenced to several years in prison for negligent homicide, Paul is being released on parole. He's given a transitional job as a night watchman at a local university. Paul spends most of his nights alone in the empty hallways and auditoriums. Until one day, he meets Lisa, Ben and their friends. Things seem to turn for the better. But the past catches up with him.


DIRECTOR Joachim Neef
Producer Stefanos dimitriadis

cinematographer Samira oberberg

editor harry baker, Joachim neef

production design Sarah Borchardt

composer Christopher SChlechte-Bond

PRoduction Blue Hour Films Gbr

SCREENPLAY joachim neef & stefanos dimitriadis

STARRING Justus Johanssen

                 ROMAN SCHOMBURG

                 MANOT BÖHM




A traveller gets stranded at an remote Air B&B and becomes

witness of an unfolding tragedy.

DIRECTOR Joachim Neef
Producer FUOCO balduzzi

cinematographer Hamid Reza Ahmadi

editor Nicolas Frost

STARRING Ryan Davies

                Matthew Hebden

                Jo Shirley

WITH SUPPORT FROM The London Film School

short film, 30", United Kingdom, 2017

 Official Selection Max Ophüls Festival | Official Selection Eurasia Int. Film Festival | North Carolina Film Award - Board of Director’s Award Winner | Official Selection Emerge Film Festival | Official Selection Globe India International Film Festival | Official Selection Four Seasons Film Festival | Selection Oficial Felacos Festival de Largos y Cortos de Santiago | Nomination Best Director North Fusion Film Festival | Official Selection Hyperfest | The Buddha International Film Festival | Nomination Best Lead Actor North Fusion Film Festival | Nomination Best Supporting Actor North Fusion Film Festival Official Selection Super Geek Film Festival | Official Selection Doc Sunback Film Festival Official Selection Nahal International Student Film Festival | Official Selection Short To The Point | Official Selection Myrtle Beach International Film Festival | Official Selection Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival


short film, 20", United Kingdom, 2021

After the death of her partner, Amber finds herself

wondering through a world that has become a stranger to her.


DIRECTOR Joachim Neef

Production blue hour films
Producer Harry Baker

cinematographer samira oberberg

editor Asli Demirbilek





 Official Selection braunschweig filmfestival

DIRECTOR Joachim Neef

Production blue hour films
Producer Joachim neef

cinematographer harry baker

editor julien testa

STARRING ryan davies


short film, 20", United Kingdom, 2018

A father's search through London for his son one day

before the start of his own prison sentence.

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