In the Nick of Time
In the Nick of Time

In the Nick of Time

Director David M. Lorenz

Production year 2011

Length 13min.

Country Germany


Arne wants to kill himself. But once he's standing on the chair with the rope around his neck, something unexpected happens... A tragicomedy about slumbering urges, hidden yearnings and the forgotten child in all of us.


Gold Medal | Videografika FF, Untermarchtal, Germany, 2011

Best Picture, Audience Award | Prädikat Wertvoll Short FF, Kufstein, Austria, 2011

Audience Award | Landshut Short FF, Germany, 2012

2nd Prize | Independent Film Days, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2012

Special Diploma | New Vision Filmfest, Kiev, Ukraine, 2012

Silver Medal | Bundesfilmfestival Spielfilm, Leipniz, Germany, 2012


David M. Lorenz
David M. Lorenz



Darja Pilz, David M. Lorenz


David M. Lorenz

Director of Photography

Darja Pilz

Production designer

Andrea Augustin

Music by

Florian Erlbeck, Tom Waits


Florian Eisner, Darja Pilz, David M. Lorenz


Klaus Loch, Lionel Lange

David M. Lorenz

Born 1985, Freiburg, Germany. David Marius Lorenz is a Berlin-based filmmaker. He worked in the film and television industry in Munich before moving to Austria to study theatre, film and media at the University of Vienna. He has been studying audiovisual media/Cinematography at the BHT University of Applied Sciences in Berlin since 2008. He recently finished the documentary short film Sorry to Interrupt which will soon have its festival premiere. He is currently shooting a full-length documentary film in Russia.


Des Teufels Griller oder Wie ich zum Käsekrainer wurde (2008), In the Nick of Time (2011), Sorry to Interrupt (2012).

FILMS 2012