"Haber" makes its world premiere!
July 11, 2008
"Haber" is making its festival premieres, on the east coast at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, and on the west coast at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival! (see complete list of screenings...)
New York Times article on "Haber"
October 12, 2005Appearing today in the New York Times was an article on the country's current interest in Fritz Haber, focusing on the film, the new book "Master Mind" by Daniel Charles, and the play "Einstein's Gift" by Vern Thiessen (read press clipping...).
Jerome Foundation contributes $10,000
September 9, 2005We are proud to announce that "Haber" is the winner of the Jerome Foundation's New York City Media Arts Grant, one of the biggest film grants in the country (find out more...).
"Haber" featured in panel discussion at NYAS
August 9, 2005The New York Academy of Sciences has just announced it will feature a panel discussion on Fritz Haber, including readings from the new play about Haber, "Einstein's Gift." The panel will include the film's writer/director, Daniel Ragussis.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation contributes $20,000
January 14, 2004As reported in "Variety," the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has very generously provided the production with a grant of $20,000. The Sloan Foundation is a philanthropic non-profit organization that runs film award programs at the Sundance Institute, the Tribeca Film Institute, and the top film schools in the country (find out more...
Principal photography completed on "Haber"
July 3, 2005"Haber" has wrapped principal photography, which began on June 17 and included thirteen shooting days. The film is now entering post-production.
Juliane Köhler signed to play Clara Haber
April 1, 2005Juliane Köhler, nominated for three German Film Awards, has been signed to play Clara Haber.
Supporting cast signed for "Haber"
May 15, 2005The supporting cast for "Haber" have been signed, including Wolf Kahler as Field Marshall Ludendorff, and Mark Margolis as Richard Bremer.
Christian Berkel signed to play Fritz Haber
March 15, 2005Christian Berkel, recently appearing in this year's Academy Award®-nominated film "Downfall," has been signed to play Fritz Haber.
"Haber" completes post-production
April 1, 2008"Haber" has completed post-production! Film prints are currently being made, and we expect the film to make its festival premiere shortly.
C&E News article on "Haber"
February 6, 2006
Chemical & Engineering news, one of the largest scientific publications in the country (with a circulation of over 250,000), has published an in-depth article on "Haber" (read press clipping...).
LA Times article on "Haber"
August 14, 2008
"Haber" is one of only four films mentioned in the LA Times coverage of the LA Shorts film festival. (read press clipping...)
"Haber" wins Best of Fest at LA Shorts!
August 22, 2008
As reported in Daily Variety (read press clipping...), "Haber" competed against over 200 short films to win the top prize at LA Shorts! This award officially qualifies "Haber" for submission to the 2009 Academy Awards.
"Haber" screens at Telluride!
August 28, 2008
"Haber" will be screening at the prestigious Telluride Film Festival, with only 16 other shorts in this year's program.
"Haber" wins multiple awards at CU Film Festival
May 7, 2009
"Haber" won both the National Board of Review Motion Pictures Award and the Best Cinematography Award at the Columbia University Film Festival, and was also included in the Faculty Selects & Honors screenings in Los Angeles.
"Haber" feature script wins Sloan development award at Tribeca Film Festival!
April 16, 2010
As reported in Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, the feature script for "Haber" won a prestigious Sloan development award at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival! Read more here.
Writer/Director Daniel Ragussis interviewed in Chemical Heritage Magazine
March 5, 2010
"Haber" writer/director Daniel Ragussis is interviewed in Chemical Heritage Magazine; the short film is also reviewed. Read the article here.
Writer/Director Daniel Ragussis profiled in Creative Screenwriting Magazine
January 2, 2010
"Haber" writer/director Daniel Ragussis wins the Screenwriting Expo Grand Prize for his script Freud and is profiled in Creative Screenwriting Magazine. Read the article here.