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Welcome to Munich Filmworks

In the news and information section, you find news about our recent projects, videos & tools. You might also want to have a look at our blog with topics around MF and more technical stuff:

FumeFX ModernUI

FumeFX ModernUI can help you to get started with FumeFX or to save time by reducing repetitive tasks. It's a macroscript for 3ds Max and comes with an installer.

News and information

06/05/17 FFX ModernUI 1.2
FumeFX ModernUI 1.2 has been released. Click here to watch the tutorial!
01/23/17 FFX ModernUI
FumeFX ModernUI has been released. It’s a tool for 3ds Max helping you to handle repetitive tasks. Click here for more!
01/17/17 VFX submission
Recent VFX submission by MF to the independent film project “Amber”. It includes a comprehensive breakdown. Just click here!
03/06/14 VFX breakdown
The second VFX breakdown is now available! It shows the collapsing bridge shot from the Extended Trailer "Das Duell". Just click here!
01/15/14 VFX breakdown
The first VFX breakdown is available in our Media section! It shows the car computer from the Extended Trailer "Das Duell". Just click here!
10/20/13 Movie poster breakdown
The movie poster breakdown can now also be found on our website! Just click here!
09/01/13 Trailer release
The Extended Trailer "Das Duell" has been released. Just watch it by clicking here!
01/08/13 New Media
There are a couple of new screenshots and videos on the site. Check it out under "Media"!
03/05/12 New movie poster
The third and also last movie poster has been released. Have a look at it in the section "Das Duell".
10/15/11 MF goes online!
We are proud that Munich Filmworks now has got its own website. Click through our recent work and get additional information.
08/16/11 New movie poster
The second movie poster from "Das Duell" represents the fast and action-packed scenes of the shortfilm.
01/03/11 New movie poster
The first movie poster to the shortfilm idea "Das Duell" shows Roman Hof as Steven.

Munich Filmworks

Since 2010 Munich Filmworks engages in the production of multimedia content. The main focus is on 3D and VFX (esp. dynamics and simulation). MF is also concerned with photography, image editing, tool developement and coding in general (C, Python, Maxscript, .NET).

Background

Munich Filmworks originated from the collaboration of the two students Delano Osterbrauck and Wolfgang Wiedmeyer, who dealt with photography, videography and 3D in their spare time besides their economical and engineering studies. Delano Osterbrauck occupies himself with 3D, VFX (especially dynamics and simulation) and tool developement (C, Maxscript, .NET). Wolfgang Wiedmeyer devotes himself to photography and filming. As a passionate coder he also puts great effort into improving free software and enhancing privacy/security on the internet. We bring these different abilities together to raise Munich Filmworks to a new level and to contribute to other people's work and craft their visions as time allows.

Other work

In this section you will find work references in the field of photography.

Das Duell

"Das Duell" tells the story of Steven, who is chased by mysterious secret agents. He has to make use of all his special skills to protect his and his girlfriend's life. Although he does not know with whom he deals with, the agents seem to be very well informed about him and they do not hesitate to bring their destructive weapons into action.

Basic information

Genre: Action
Budget: ca. 500,00 $
Director: Delano Osterbrauck
Story/Screenplay/Producers: Wolfgang Wiedmeyer, Delano Osterbrauck
Leading role (Steven): Roman Hof
Second leading role: Thomas Wiedmeyer
Supporting roles: Philip Preißinger, W. Wiedmeyer, Nadine Knapp, Melika Shafii
Camera operator: Wolfgang Wiedmeyer
Animation/Compositing/VFX/Editing/Postproduction:
D. Osterbrauck
Music: David Reichelt
Sounddesign: W. Wiedmeyer, D. Osterbrauck
Make-up artist: Ingrid Saal
Cameras: Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Panasonic SD707

Movie posters

Extended Trailer

Movie Poster Breakdown

Contact

If you have any questions or requests and would like to get in touch with us, you may use the following email address:
info@munich-filmworks.com
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We would also be happy if you comment on our blog or leave a remark on our Youtube and Vimeo channels!

FAQ

1. How did you come up with the idea to do this stuff?
A: It originated from the delight in filming, photography and image editing.
2. Which cameras do you use for your shots?
A: We can use a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and a Panasonic SD707 for our film exposures.
3. When is the release of the movie?
A: Last year, there were not enough days of shooting because of several unfavorable circumstances and hence, we decided not to release a full short film, but an extended trailer, which presents the concept of the short film. In this way, the project can come to an end in a foreseeable time.
4. Why do you not number your camera equipment among the budget?
A: Every purchase, which we did not make explicitly for the trailer, is not numbered. Otherwise we would have to add the costs for our PCs and others which would be boundless.