FILMMAKER

"I learnt filmmaking from the bottom up.

I worked in almost every department.

I know how to make films.

I just don't know how to make the films I like yet"

     - Adrian Tauss

CREW- 2011-2014

 

What happens when the grip get's promoted to gaffer, the DoP throws a hissy fit, the actor wants a chest hair wig, the sound guy can't find his boom and it's the last day of shooting? Filmed in Germany and finished in the UK. A project, that bridged my move to the UK.

Cast:

IAN T. DICKINSON, ANDREW J. PORTER,

and ED GAIETTO

and ADRIAN TAUSS

Written by: ADRIAN TAUSS & INGO KADDATZ

Directed by: ADRIAN TAUSS 

Director of Photography: SASCHA REINHARDT

Score: SAM THOMPSON

Duration: 24 min

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ANOTHER SLICE OF LIFE- 2007

 

'Another Slice of Life' the Sequal to 'Slice of Life', was the chance to expand on the characters and open up the world. It was the second episode of what essentailly was a sitcom.

Martin, by now a freelance photographer is struggeling to find work. Ben trying to help as always, gets him a job. Then it takes a turn for the weird.

Cast:

BENJAMIN KOSS, HANNO FRIEDRICH

and ADRIAN TAUSS

Written by: ADRIAN TAUSS

Directed by: ADRIAN TAUSS 

Director of Photography: TOBIAS UTZ

Duration: 17 min

SLICE OF LIFE- 2006

This was my first narrative short and  served as my graduation film. It won the Lazi Academy's award for high standard and the Ulrich Schigg Film Prize in 2006. In 2007 it was aired on BR network as part of a short film series.

 

Martin get's dumped. His flatmate Ben takes him on a night out, being a terrible wing man and the troubles begin. ​​

 

Cast:

BENJAMIN KOSS and ADRIAN TAUSS

Written by: ADRIAN TAUSS

Directed by: ADRIAN TAUSS 

Director of Photography: TOBIAS UTZ

Duration: 17 min

TODSICHER- 2006

 

Todsicher' was shot in the same year as 'Slice of Life' and served as a second thesis film. 'Todsicher' won the Lazi Academy Award for high standard and was aired on the BR network in 2007.

 

 

Synopsis:

Victor is a solitary hypochondriac, he meets a suicidal man dressed in a chicken costume.

 

 

Cast:

MIRCO RESEG, HANNO FRIEDRICH

and HERBERT FEUERSTEIN

Written & Directed by: ADRIAN TAUSS 

Director of Photography: MORITZ VIRMOND

Duration: 17 min

NEVER GLADLY BEYOND - 2012

 

Despite the danger, and despite the risks tied to matters of the heart, they fell in love. As forces beyond their control, both known and unknown to them, conspire to tear them apart, they laugh, love, and live, with every second, every kiss, and every breath. Never Gladly Beyond is a film about love, and what it means to be alive, even if only for a moment.

Cast:

SAM MANNERING, MAYTHINEE WASHINGTON

and ADRIAN TAUSS

Written by: ALEX MONTI FOX

Directed by: ADRIAN TAUSS & JESS PERCHARD

Director of Photography: CHRIS CLARKE

Score: SAM FALLE

Duration: 18 min

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THE FINEST RED - 2017

 

Loïc, a novice French accountant, lives an ordinary life. This balance however is quickly disrupted when his flamboyant step-sister Elena suddenly reappears in his life. Loïc's darkest secrets start to resurface.

A psychological thriller to be screened at festivals in 2017

 

 

Cast:

MATTHIEU HAURET, YAIZA FIGUEROA

and JO PRICE

Written by: AURELIE BRIAND & MATTHIEU HAURET

Directed by: ADRIAN TAUSS

Director of Photography: RICHARD WILLIAM PREISNER

Score: MOTHE KEATING

Duration: 18 min

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