What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music

What Difference Does it Make? is a feature documentary about the choice of becoming a musician: following the young participants of the Red Bull Music Academy's 2013 session in New York, the film includes interviews with many famous avant­garde musicians such as Brian Eno, Philip Glass, Giorgio Moroder and others. Directed by Ralf Schmerberg, this street­style film describes the process of making music, perfectly capturing the essence of New York's brilliant artistic scene.

  • Germany
  • 2013, 90MIN, Doc.
  • DIRECTOR: Ralf Schmerberg
  • CAMERA: Kevin Klein, Ralf Schmerberg
  • EDITOR: Einar Snorri
  • SCRIPT: Ralf Schmerberg, Easton West
  • SOUND: Easton West
  • ACTORS: Brian Eno, Philip Glass, Giorgio Moroder a mnoho dlaších / and many others

19.09. - 20:30 La Loca

Ralf Schmerberg

Ralf Schmerberg

Ralf Schmerberg is an internationally acclaimed director and a founder of the Berlin-based artist collective Mindpirates. He has created feature films and music videos for the past 20 years, establishing a signature visual style that has earned him a Cannes Gold Lion and the Cinema for Peace Award. In 2012, he was named Germany’s Creative Leader Of The Year. His distinctive close-up and personal aesthetic can be seen throughout What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music.


Red Bull Music Academy
Brunnenstr. 24,
10119 Berlin, Germany