“Florian’s Last Climb” to screen at the 8th Bangalore Shorts Film Festival, India
Jun 2019 07

I’m thrilled to announce that “Florian’s Last Climb” has been accepted to screen at the 8th Bangalore Shorts Film Festival in the southern Indian state of Karnataka later this month. With its recent acceptance at Pune, it is heartening to discover that a story of an Austrian mountaineer disappearing in Corsica a hundred years ago makes for entertaining fodder for the good people of the India.go to story

“Florian’s Last Climb” screens at BAFTA.
May 2019 09

Last night at the “Florian’s Last Climb” first UK screening – a cast and crew at BAFTA, Piccadilly. A magnificent night in the Princess Anne Theatre with 5.1 sound, surrounded by wonderful friends and family. A huge thanks to all of you who made the film possible and to all of you who came in support of it last night on a wet night in May. To those of you I missed in conversation, my apologies and sincerest thanks. Bravo!

“Florian’s Last Climb” selected as a semi-finalist at the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival, USA
Apr 2019 14

“Florian’s Last Climb” has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Columbus International Film and Animation Festival in Ohio, USA. The festival ran from the 11 to the 13th April and is the oldest film festival in the States, having run continuously since 1952!go to story

“Florian’s Last Climb” accepted to screen at the 9th Pune Short Film Festival, India
Apr 2019 03

I’m delighted to announce that “Florian’s Last Climb” has been selected to screen at the 9th Pune Short Film Festival in India! With screenings in Europe, North and South America and now Asia, this leaves only Africa (and Antarctica…) as untapped continents in its modest run. The festival takes place in June in Pune, Maharashtra state, which is south east of Mumbai.

“Florian’s Last Climb” (completed)
Feb 2019 08

In 1909 the Austrian mountaineer Florian Frederick Graf von Liechtenstein left his estate near Innsbruck and travelled to Corsica for a climbing expedition. He was never seen again. Ninety years later his grandson Otto employs two film makers to help him uncover the mystery of the disappearance, but the facts get in the way of the truth.

Written & Directed by Harold Chapman
Produced by Harold Chapman
Running time: 25 minutes

starring: Bill Brand / Susan Engel / Ric Bacon / Christopher Hunter / Matt Zarb / Daisy Chapman

AWARDS
– Golden Maple for Best Documentary Film, Jahorina Film Festival, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Selected or screened at the following festivals:

  • PriFest – Prishtina International Film Festival, Kosovo
  • Jahorina Film Festival, Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Tegernsee International Mountain Film Festival, Germany
  • South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile
  • Beverly Hills Film Festival, USA
  • Columbus International Film & Animation Festival, USA (semi-finalist)
  • Pune Short Film Festival, India
  • 8th Bangalore Shorts Film Festival, India