Secrets of the North Sea

90' & 2 x 45'

Producer: Doclights & NDR Naturfilm 

Produced: 2013      Format: HD

The North Sea is enigmatic. It presents itself in cool shades of grey. Yet who would have guessed that beneath the chilly waves are opulent coral gardens, courting squids, and several of the largest sea creatures on the planet?
We’ve sifted through epic piles of material from over 2.000 days of filming. The result: a unique world premiere of animal observations and spectacular specialist recordings from above and below the water.

The North Sea stands for storm floods, vast tidal landscapes,... 
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Producer: Telekult 

Produced: 2017      Format: HD

The series shows the heyday of four big department stores: Galeries Lafayette in Paris, KaDeWe in Berlin, GUM in Moscow and Macy’s in New York. They are architectural masterpieces, glamorous icons of the industrial age and mirror the cultural history of modern day. They were innovative in the way they combined an abundance of goods under one roof with a unique sales approach and presentation. The invention of the department store revolutionised retail trade by bringing a consumer’s paradise to... 
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Producer: Don Medien 

Produced: 2015      Format: HD

Four continents, over forty countries, and hundreds of musicians. The series follows the two German musicians Hannes and Benni aka the Sailing Conductors on a two-year journey from Sydney to Berlin. The journey with the 30-year-old boat “Marianne” is reckless. Without money and any sailing experience, they venture the high seas in a small boat to record music with musicians from all over the world.

What’s extraordinary about the project is that the musicians play together without ever having... 
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Producer: Marco Polo Film  

Produced: 2016      Format: HD

Spring is a time of new beginnings and new life. The world is bursting with joie de vivre, and the sheer force of nature is never more tangible than during this season. In forests, fields, meadows and gardens, nature awakens from her icy grey winter sleep. The world takes on colour again.
The magic of spring in all its glory is the focus of this film. Unusual animal stories – some humorous, some dramatic – create a very special springtime feel. Upbeat, amusing and exciting, the film... 
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Producer: Planet Alive Films 

Produced: 2017      Format: HD

The European lush forests are the perfect habitat for a huge but shy animal – the wild boar. We follow the lives of two boar siblings. At six months old, they enjoy a quiet and peaceful life, along with other animal species that share their environment. But with the arrival of autumn, the forest begins a deep transformation, a transformation all life has to adapt to, or it will not survive. We will witness the changes experienced by our protagonists when a real predator arrives: Wolves have... 
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Producer: Planet Alive Films 

Produced: 2018      Format: HD

In this land where the temperatures in summer often surpass 30º Celsius, life during the hottest months of the year gets particularly complicated. In some areas that receive barely 500 millimetres of rain per year, fresh water is frequently hard to find. Most of the trees that populate the area have thick, resistant leaves, designed to preserve water during the hot summer weather. Many animal species have been forced to adapt to this semi-arid Mediterranean climate by reducing their size and... 
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Producer: Planet Alive Films 

Produced: 2018      Format: HD

Many predators prefer to go out hunting when the moon is high in the sky. And that’s the moment when our protagonist makes her appearance: She’s the Queen of the Night. Hidden in the darkness, she moves with feline agility, even though she isn’t a cat. She’s an astute carnivore that adapts very well to almost any ecosystem. Besides an excellent sense of smell, her hearing and vision are exceptional. She is extraordinarily agile as she climbs trees and is able to slip inside thick bushes with... 
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Producer: Planet Alive Films 

Produced: 2017      Format: HD

Did you know that there are only two temperate zones on our planet that actually experience spring time? What seems like the most normal of events to most of us is an actual miracle of nature. It is the re-birth of life in its most glorious form. In spring, as the days grow longer, the light conquers the dark, and warmth defeats the cold. Follow us on a springtime adventure and experience the re-emergence of new life in the Mediterranean Basin, one of the planet’s most biologically rich and... 
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Producer: Marco Polo Film AG 

Produced: 2015      Format: HD

The little village of Rühstädt, with only 200 inhabitants, is home to Germany‘s largest colony of white storks.Every summer, nearly forty pairs of these elegant-looking birds use the rooftops of the village as their breeding ground. And every year, the popular creatures and their offspring draw some 30 000 fans from far and wide. While the remote little village community profits from the wave of bird-loving tourism, it is not without its downside: the floods of visitors block up the roads,... 
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