Nachtmaschine
Night vs. light, music vs. motion, figuration vs. abstraction.

AWARDS
- Best Experimental Film, Muuuvi ISFF, Romania, 2007

SCREENINGS 2014-2017
- Expo 2017, Astana, Kazakhstan, 14 Jul 2017 (Max Hattler Retrospective presented by Visual Music Award and German Pavilion)
- Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival, Dresden, Germany, 4-9 Apr 2017 (Animated: Max Hattler Retrospective)
- The World of Digital Art with Andrej Tisma, #128: Max Hattler's Video Art, American Corner, Novi Sad, Serbia, 27 Oct 2016
- SCAD Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 10 May 2016 (New Media Art and Animation lecture)
- California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA, 10 Feb 2016 (visiting artist lecture)
- California State University, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 9 Feb 2016 (lecture)
- Indie-Anifest, Seoul, Korea, 17-21 Sep 2015 (Max Hattler screening)
- Hongik University, Seoul, Korea, 19 May 2015 (lecture)
- Open Source Art Forum, WCO Korea, Seoul, Korea, 17 May 2015 (lecture)
- Monstra Animated Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal, 17 Mar 2015 (masterclass)
- Tehran International Animation Festival, Tehran, Iran, 12 Mar 2015 (masterclass)
- School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, 12 Jan 2015 (lecture)
- Sint Lucas Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium, 15 Dec 2014 (masterclass)
- IMM - Institut für Musik und Medien, Düsseldorf, Germany, 11 Dec 2014 (lecture)
- Cologne Game Lab, University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, 10 Dec 2014 (lecture)
- Goldsmiths, University of London, London, 9 Dec 2014 (lecture)
- University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 3 Dec 2014 (lecture)
- Middlesex University, London, 2 Dec 2014 (lecture)
- Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 21 Nov 2014 (retrospective)
- University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 19 Nov 2014 (lecture)
- CalArts, Valencia, California, USA, 17 Nov 2014 (lecture)
- Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich, UK, 7 Nov 2014 (lecture)
- London International Animation Festival, London, 1 Nov 2014 (masterclass)
- London College of Communication, London, UK, 30 Oct 2014 (lecture)
- Medialogy, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 Oct 2014 (lecture)
- London Animation Club, Green Man, Fitzrovia, London, 7 Oct 2014 (artist talk)
- Fest Anca, Zilina, Slovakia, 18-22 Jun 2014 (Profile: Max Hattler)
- KASKcinema, Ghent, Belgium, 20 Feb 2014 (lecture)
- Sint Lucas Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium, 19 Feb 2014 (lecture)

2011-2013
- Middlesex University (Animation Dept), London, 9 Dec 2013 (lecture)
- Animatou Festival, Geneva, Switzerland, 11 Oct 2013 (masterclass)
- Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland, 9 Oct 2013 (lecture)
- Nozstock Festival, Herefordshire, 26 Jul 2013 (Max Hattler Retrospective)
- Schaustelle, Munich, Germany, 15+16 Jun 2013 (Max Hattler: Selected Works)
- AniFest, Teplice, Czech Republic, 27 Apr 2013 (lecture)
- Frenz: Art in April, Strongroom, London, UK, 17 Apr 2013 (screening/talk)
- Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth, UK, 8 Mar 2013 (lecture)
- Exploring Your Future, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK, 13 Feb 2013 (lecture)
- HEAD - Geneva University of Art and Design, Switzerland, 22 Nov 2012 (artist talk)
- Freie Kunstakademie Baden-Württemberg, Fellbach, Germany, 15 Nov 2012 (artist talk)
- Multivision Festival, Pro Arte Foundation, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1 Nov 2012 (artist talk)
- The Factory, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle, UK, 27 Aug 2012 (lecture)
- Max Hattler Presents..., Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle, UK, 23 Aug 2012
- Lago Film Fest, Revine Lago, Italy, 20-28 Jul 2012 (Max Hattler retrospective)
- Golden Kuker Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria, 12 Jun 2012 (Max Hattler Panorama)
- ISFF Detmold, Germany, 8 Jun 2012 (Zwischenbilanz: Max Hattler Retrospective)
- Max Hattler: Audiovisual Abstractions, Vilnius Art Academy, Lithuania, 27 Mar 2012
- Go Short, Nijmegen, Holland, Sun 18 Mar 2012 (Max Hattler Special Screening)
- Exposures Festival, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK, 22 Feb 2012 (Music, Video, Art?)
- University of the Arts Bremen, Germany, 2 Dec 2011 (lecture)
- Max Hattler Screening, Off and Free Film Festival, Seoul, Korea, 17-23 Nov 2011
- Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin, 5 Nov 2011 - 15 Jan 2012 (group show)
- East Pop West, London, 30 Sep - 2 Oct 2011 (group show; Max Hattler solo screen)
- CAMP Festival for Visual Music, ZKM/HfG, Karlsruhe, Germany, 22 Sep 2011
- Poolbar mit Pratersauna, Vienna, Austria, 20 May 2011
- VIS at Donaufestival, Filmgalerie, Krems, Austria, 30 Apr 2011
- NOVA Contemporary Culture, EAV, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20 Apr 2011
- Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, 29 Mar 2011
- Middlesex University, London, 28 Mar 2011
- Max Hattler: Audiovisual Abstractions, AA School of Architecture, London, 14 Mar 2011
- Max Hattler Masterclass, Anima Festival, Brussels, Belgium, 11 Mar 2011
- University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK, 7 Mar 2011
- University of East London, London, 8 Feb 2011
- Structuring Strategies: Max Hattler, CalArts, Valencia, CA, USA, 25 Jan 2011
- Sound & Stories Amplified: Hattler & Odell, Solothurn Film Festival, 22 Jan 2011
- Max Hattler FOCAL masterclass, Solothurn, Switzerland, 21 Jan 2011
- Max Hattler: Relations & Abstrations (curated by Klaus W. Eisenlohr), Directors Lounge, Berlin, 8 Jan 2011

2010
- Motion Graphics Festival, 30 venues across USA, incl. Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington DC
- Videomedeja Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia, 17-19 Dec
- Goethe-Institut, Ankara, Turkey, 13 Oct
- MUMIA, Brazil, Belo Horizonte, Betim & Nova Lima, thru Sep
- Abstracta, Rome, Italy, 26 Aug
- Habitacion del Ruido, UCSJ, Mexico City, 28 Apr
- Ferienakademie 2010, Kloster Roggenburg, Germany, 6 Apr
- University of Westminster, London, UK, 8 Mar
- Ravensbourne College, London, UK, 17 Feb
- 6th Berlin International Directors Lounge, Berlin, 14 Feb

2009
- Southampton Solent University, UK, 17 Feb + 23 Apr + 7 Dec
- Ravensbourne College, London, UK, 28 Jan + 20 Nov
- Fredrikstad Animation Festival, Norway, 14 Nov
- Museek Festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 6-13 Nov
- Branchage Film Festival, Jersey, Channel Islands, Sat 3 Oct
- Aeon Festival, Shobrooke Park, Devon, UK, 28-30 Aug
- Derapage at Paysages Éphémères, Montreal, Canada, 2 Jul
- ArtsFest, Wellington College, Berkshire, UK, 23 Jun
- Ferienakademie 2009, Kloster Roggenburg, Germany, 15 Apr
- RAF Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 29 Mar - 4 Apr
- Kunsthochschule für Medien, Cologne, Germany, 22 Jan

2008
- Animated Dreams, Tallinn, Estonia, 21 Nov
- Royal College of Art, London, UK, 6 Nov
- Animae Caribe Festival, Trinidad, 23 Sep
- Hiroshima Int'l Animation Festival, Japan, 7-11 Aug
- Image Forum Festival, Japan: Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka + Yokohama, Apr-Jul
- Apple Store Ginza, Tokyo, Japan, 26 May
- Planet Studyo Plus One, Osaka, Japan, 24 + 25 May
- Kyoto Saga University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan, 20 May
- Osaka Electro-Communication University, Osaka, Japan, 15 May
- Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences, Nagoya, Japan, 14 May
- Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, 12 May
- Dohjidai Gallery of Art, Kyoto, Japan, 29 April - 11 May
- Uplink Factory, Tokyo, Japan, 7 + 8 May
- FFIAK International Animation Festival, Yokohama, Japan, 6 May
- Apple Store Ginza, Tokyo, Japan, 5 May
- Hattler/Seidel Japan Tour Launch, Le Baron, Tokyo, Japan, 23 Apr
- University of West of England, Bristol, UK, 16 Apr
- Creative Futures, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK, 9 Apr
- FDMX, Norwich School of Art and Design, Norwich, UK, 6 Mar
- Newport School of Art, University of Wales, Newport, UK, 4 Mar
- London Animation Studio, Central St. Martin's College, UK, 25 Feb
- University College for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK, 7 Feb
- FDMX, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK, 23 Jan

2007
- Premiers Plans, Angers, France
- NÉMO Festival, Paris, France
- Videoformes, Clermont-Ferrand, France
- Media Art Friesland Festival, Leeuwarden, Holland (artist talk)
- Muuuvi ISFF, Lazar Castle, Romania
- BYDESIGN 07, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, USA
- Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna, Austria
- International Festival of Video Art, Casablanca, Morocco
- MOFFOM, Prague, Czech Republic
- Floating World Animation Festival, Portland, Oregon, USA
- Marin Art Contemporain, Martinique
- Ferdinand-von-Steinbeiß Schule für Grafikdesign, Ulm, Germany
- Nikolaus-Kopernikus-Gymnasium, Weissenhorn, Germany
- Max Hattler Retrospective, Roxy, London
- Max Hattler: 2003-2007, Stadthaus, Ulm, Germany

2006
- Darklight Film Festival, Dublin, Ireland
- Kinofilm, Manchester, UK
- Balkanima, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
- Unimovie, Pescara, Italy
- San Giò Video Festival, Verona, Italy
- Fresh Film Fest, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
- Square Eyes Festival, Arnhem, Holland
- Painting With Light, Cafe Gallery Projects, London

2005
- RESFEST, Seoul, South Korea
- Bitfilm Festival, Hamburg, Germany
- European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany
- Media Art Friesland, Holland
- Animated Dreams, Black Nights FF, Tallinn, Estonia
- Backup Festival, Weimar, Germany
- KaraFilm Festival, Karachi, Pakistan
- Next Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania
- Norwich International Animation Festival, Norwich, UK
- The Show, Royal College of Art, London
WHAT OTHERS HAVE SAID
ABOUT NACHTMASCHINE

"Experimental video artist Max Hattler utilises distorted urban imagery and neon glare to create this entrancing short." BBC Film Network

"A hypnotic dance of simple forms ... an original interpretation of the ordinary world that surrounds us."
Fresh Film Fest

"Ein abstrakter Musikfilm. Die zu elegant-jazzigem Sound optisch durchgestylte Arbeit überzeugt unter anderem durch ihre interessante Technik. Es kommen ausschließlich digitale Fotografien - zum Teil nächtliche Lichtzeichnungen - zum Einsatz, die rhythmisch passend arrangiert werden."
Vienna Independent Shorts

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PUBLICATIONS AND MORE
- Hattler vs. Seidel DVD, Japan, 2008
- BBC Film Network, since 2008
- Movieola TV, Canada, 2007
- ARC Magazine, December 2005
- HATTLER Surround Cuts DVD, 2005
- HATTLER Sommer Cable DVD, 2005
- Community Channel TV, UK, 2005

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CREDITS
Director: Max Hattler
Production: Royal College of Art
Music: HATTLER
Composers: Hellmut Hattler, Tonio Neuhaus
Available formats: Quicktime, Beta SP, DVD
Length: 4 min (orig.); 3 min (directors cut)
Year: 2005

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