The Expert at the Card Table
The best magicians of the 21st century search for the lost author of the most mysterious book on the art of sleight of hand
Festivals and Awards
Los Angeles International Film Festival | Official Selection 2022
Hans-Joachim Brucherseifer - Director
After his time as an enlisted Forward Observer in the US Army, Andrew has spent the last decade working as a humanitarian & filmmaker in sub-Saharan Africa. Most recently, he was the producer (p.g.a.), cinematographer & editor of KIFARU (Audience Award at Full Frame, Grand Jury Winner at Slamdance). As the producer of KIFARU, Andrew secured exclusive access to the story of Sudan - the last northern white rhino male in existence - allowing the crew to capture the story of extinction in real-time for the first time in history. As the editor for KIFARU, he was nominated by Jackson Wild for Best Editing. Prior to that, Andrew spent three years building relationships within northern Kenya’s poaching network, unveiling the intricacies of the illegal ivory trade as the producer of WHEN LAMBS BECOME LIONS (Best Editing, Tribeca Film Festival); a recipient of Sundance’s Documentary Production Grant in 2017. Andrew was also a member of the 2022 Points North Fellowship.
Theresa Worm - Screenwriter
Theresa Worm was born in 1994 near Kaiserslautern, a small town in southwest Germany. She completed various internships in the film and television industry and during her Bachelor of Arts studies in Motion Pictures at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences she increasingly concentrated on writing screenplays and providing dramaturgical advice for various graduation films. She completed her studies in 2018 with a complete series concept, the pilot of which could be realized. Since September 2018 she has been deepening her interests at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg, specializing in screenwriting.