Headhunter: The Assessment Weekend

Horror | 93 minutes | 2009 | HD | Germany

Festivals & Awards

Festival Winner:
ShockerFest International Film Festival (USA)
Finalist Feature Horror
Winner Best Actor

Festival Nominations:
B-Movie Fest (USA)
Best Foreign Feature
Best Writer
Best Actor
Official Selection
Thriller!Chiller! Film Festival (USA)
Amberg Horror Fest (GERMANY)
Phantasmagoria Film Festival (UK)
Horror UK (UK)
Bloody Good Film Award

Cast & Credits

Manuel Cortez
Mareike Fell
Clayton Nemrow
Shannon Lower

Directer: Sebastian Panneck
Producers: Sebastian Panneck & Fabian Diering
Director of Photography: Philippe Blumers
Screenwriter: Christoph Willumeit


How far would you go to get ahead?

Each summer, headhunters swarm the campuses of colleges and universities worldwide, looking for fresh new recruits in the cutting edge business world of the 21st century.

A motley group of business students in Berlin sign up for Takahashi Corp.'s assessment weekend, hoping to land one of the coveted spots with the consulting company. Under the watchful eye of a company psychologist, the team-working and improvisational skills of the aspirants will be put to the test in a survival-type situation.
After a long drive to Eastern Poland and an exhausting march through the woods, the group finally arrives at their base camp. But there's no hot meal waiting - the camp has been completely torn apart. Trapped in the woods with no food, no shelter and no way to communicate with the outside world, the real characters of the students come to light, as one by one, they start to lose their heads…