• About

    Daniel Ruczko was born on July 3rd 1982 in Bremen, Germany.
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    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"
    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"
    2014 - Best Shorts Competition "Award of Merit" for the film "Let Go"
    2015 - Accolade Global Film Competition "Award of Excellence" for the film "Duality"
    2015 - Screenwriter Of The Month at The Monthly Film Festival for "Duality"
    2015 - Best Shorts Competition "Award of Excellence" for the film "Duality"
    2015 - "Best Director" at the Digitalmation Awards for the film "Duality"

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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 9th 2015 - Jodi Lynn Thomas won "Best Actress" and Daniel won "Best Director" at the Digitalmation Awards for Duality.

    April 6th 2015 - "Duality" won an "Award Of Excellence" at the Best Shorts Competition in San Diego

    April 4th 2015 - "Duality" will have it's Germany Premiere on the 3rd of May in Daniel's hometown, Bremen.

    April 3rd 2015 - "Duality" is nominated for six awards at DIGITALMATION AWARDS. (Best Actress - Jodi Lynn Thomas, Best Editing, Best Director, Best Horror, Best Cinematography & Best Sound Design)

    March 31st 2015 - Daniel won the "Screenwriter Of the Month" award at "The Monthly Film Festival" for "Duality".

    March 21st 2015 - "Duality" won an "Award Of Excellence" at the Accolade Global Film Competition in California.

    current projects

    2015 - Narrow Your Horizon (Feature Film) - Pre-Production - Written, produced & directed by Daniel Ruczko

  • Shorts

    2015 - Duality - Writer / Director / Producer / Cinematographer / Composer / Editor / Sound Designer

    2014 - All The Beautiful Things In The World - Cinematographer

    2014 - Opal - Director / Cinematographer / Co-Producer / Composer / Editor

    2014 - La Botella - Composer / Sound Designer / Sound Mixer

    2014 - Let Go - Writer / Director / Producer / Cinematographer / Composer / Editor / Sound Designer

    2014 - Dispose Of Us - Producer / Co-Director / Cinematographer / Composer / Sound Designer

    2013 - Wake Up! - Writer / Director / Producer / Cinematographer / Composer / Editor / Sound Designer / Visual FX

    2012 - Sommer's Winter - Composer

    2011 - Bipolar - A Narration Of Manic Depression - Writer / Director / Producer / Cinematographer / Composer / Editor

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    Narrow Your Horizon (2015)

    Narrow Poster

    Drama - Color

    Written, produced & directed by: Daniel Ruczko

    Cast: Kenny Miller, Luis Bordonada, Monique Candelaria, Jodi Lynn Thomas, Michael Miller, James Brunett, Aaron Alexander, John Panzlau, Jesus Mayorga & Daniel Ruczko

    Director of Photography: Daniel Ruczko

    Composer: Daniel Ruczko

    website | imdb | facebook

  • Duality (2015)

    Duality Poster

    Horror - Color

    Written, produced & directed by: Daniel Ruczko

    Executive Producer: Jonathan Cook

    Cast: Jodi Lynn Thomas, Kristen Rakes, Wendy Scott & Madison Fogle

    Director of Photography: Daniel Ruczko

    Composer: Daniel Ruczko

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  • 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 | watch movie | 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

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    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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