received a special jury mention in the category backup.clip.award and won a audience award of 250 euro for
Parasite Single – THE HUNT. The video is about a band that appears at different locations to wake up a drowsy person with their song.
MICHAEL VENUS was born in 1976 in Jena. He produced his first work during his studies of visual communication at the Bauhaus University Weimar. He continued his education at Hamburg Media School, where he graduated with award winning short film ‘roentgen’. Michael Venus works as a freelance director, writer, editor and a producer in various fields, such as television, cinema, theater, advertising, internet and fashion. He is also part-time professor at the Macromedia University for Media and Communication in Berlin. In 2011 he founded the production company Curtisfilm together with Jörg Lassak.