• biography

    Daniel Ruczko was born on July 3rd 1982 in Bremen, Germany. At the age of 12 he started experimenting with electronic music and then eventually built a career as professional Producer and DJ as a young man. He started releasing numerous records on labels worldwide and began touring the globe performing his music for live audiences. In 2010 Daniel began studying in Hamburg to become a music composer for film, during this time he also shot his first experimental short film "Evacuation" together with his partner, Florian Kelm. In the same year Daniel won an award for the concept of a short film called "Bipolar - A Narration of Manic Depression" which he then shot in 2011.

    Awards & achievements

    2010 - Schwarze Dose 28 "Halbtagsjob 2010" for the concept of "Bipolar - A Narration of Manic Depression"
    2012 - Accolade Competition "Award of Merit" for the film "Bipolar - A Narration of Manic Depression"
    2012 - Nomination for a 2012 "Voice Award" for the film "Bipolar - A Narration of Manic Depression"
    2013 - Accolade Competition "Award of Merit" for the film "Wake Up!"
    2013 - Best Shorts Competition "Award of Merit" for the film "Wake Up!"
    2013 - Cinerockom International Film Festival "Ruby Award" for the film "Wake Up!"
    2014 - The Indie Fest "Award of Merit" for the film "Let Go"
    2014 - Cinerockom Cannes "Best Short Film" for the film "Wake Up!"
    2014 - Accolade Competition "Award of Merit" for the film "Let Go"

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    Daniel Ruczko

    Teufelsmoorstr. 18
    28719 Bremen
    Germany

    Phone: +49 (0) 421 / 684 56 10
    Mobile: +49 (0) 151 / 628 32 948

    mail (at) danielruczko.com

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  • news

    April 21st 2014 - Daniel will release a 25+ tracks album named "Solitude" with scores he composed by the end of 2014.

    April 19th 2014 - Daniel won an "Award of Merit" at The Indie Fest in California for his short film "Let Go".

    April 3rd 2014 -Daniel got nominated for the "Best Director Award in Cannes, and "Wake Up!" is nominated for "Best Short Film".

    current projects

    2013 - Dispose Of Us - Post Production - Written & Directed by Florian Kelm

    2014 - Opal - Post-Production - Written & Co-Directed by Aaron Alexander, Directed by Daniel Ruczko

    2014 - Project-H (Doctumentary) - Filming - Written, produced & directed by Derek M. Chavez

    2014 - All the Beautiful Things in the World - Pre-Production - Written, produced & directed by Caitlin Stuart

    2014 - Narrow Your Horizon - Pre-Production - Written, produced & directed by Daniel Ruczko

    2014 - Drawn - Pre-Production - Written, produced & directed by Daniel Ruczko

  • Let Go (2013)

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    Drama - 4 Min. - Color

    Written, produced & directed by: Daniel ruczko

    Synopsis: Let Go is the story of changes in a relationship and what people are capable of doing out of love, told in a monologue.

    Cast: Maharani Volmer, Leif Pahl & Franziska Stobbe

    Director of Photography: Daniel Ruczko

    Composer: Daniel Ruczko

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    Wake Up Laurels
  • Wake Up! (2013)

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    Drama - 25 Min. - Color

    Written, produced & directed by: Daniel ruczko

    Synopsis: Wake Up tells the story of Leon, a 29 year old male working a mediocre office job, who lost his focus in life. That's about to change when he finds himself waking up in a train being confronted with his way of "living" by a man sitting across of him.

    Cast: Luis Bordonada, Jesus Mayorga, Mike Miller, Kenneth Miller & John Panzlau

    Composer: Daniel Ruczko

    website | imdb | facebook Wake Up Laurels

  • Bipolar-A Narration of Manic Depression (2012)

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    Drama/Experimental - 35 Min. - Color

    Written, produced & directed by: Daniel ruczko

    Synopsis: An experimental short movie, entirely shot in split screen. It follows a manic-depressive author called Andrew Gony. The movie shows Andrew in both mental stages, to visualize that the split screen is used.

    Cast: Daniel Ruczko

    Composer: Daniel Ruczko

    website | imdb | facebook | watch movie | buy DVD

    Bipolar Laurels
  • Evacuation (2010)

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    Experimental - 3 Min. - Color

    Written, produced & directed by: Daniel ruczko & Florian Kelm

    Synopsis: Evacuation is an experimental short movie about the life and death of a juice box.

    Cast: Florian Kelm

    Director of Photography: Daniel Ruczko

    Editor: Florian Kelm

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