Producer: Marco Polo Film AG 

Produced: 2010      Format: HD

A library on four legs – the world's only existing Camel Library is located in Northern Kenya. The heavily loaded caravan of camels are routinely carrying books through the rough savannah. In the villages these tenacious desert ships are wishfully awaited by the people of the nomadic Muslim tribes. Especially the children are excitedly turning pages of school books, novels and comics.

However, 400 kilometers outside of the capital city of Nairobi the local librarians are still struggling... 
[more]

Producer: Marco Polo Film AG 

Produced: 2014      Format: HD

Blossoming fruit trees, colourful meadows, buzzing bees and luscious fruit – traditional orchards are like natural oases in our modern-day agricultural landscape. This vibrant testimony to a traditional farming culture is an invaluable enhancement for nature. The traditional orchard is a natural habitat for numerous rare grasses and herbs which in turn attract the most diverse animal species – from foxes to butterflies and even the common redstart, it’s swarming with wildlife. At the same time,... 
[more]

Producer: Berlin Producers, Kensington, preTV 

Produced: 2017      Format: HD

What if the greatest high-performance athletes – present and past – could compete against each other on a level playing field? If competitive conditions were equalized, would today's stars come out on top? Or would they be beaten by the heroes of the past? In the original one-hour documentary, 'The Equalizer', we set out to reveal the answer. What that program did for summer sports, 'Champions vs. Legends' does for athletic events on ice and snow. For events that span skiing, bobsledding, speed... 
[more]

Producer: Fruitmarket Kultur & Medien 

Produced: 2010      Format: HD

Chandani wants to become a mahout. Her father has no son to pass on the family knowledge, so he gives her responsibility for the young elephant Kandula. Being the first girl in a male profession, everyone doubts her abilities. Only the ranger Mohammed supports her. He shows her the world of wild elephants. Here they save an elephant baby from its certain death. Strengthened by this experience Chandani progresses tremendously in the work with her little elephant Kandula. As the first female in... 
[more]

Charlemagne

3 x 52', 1 x 90', 1 x 120'

Producer: taglicht media, preTV 

Produced: 2013      Format: HD

The big budget docudrama ‘Charlemagne’ recounts the dramatic, violent and bawdy life of the Middle Ages’ most important Emperor Charlemagne, aka Charles the Great, featuring elaborate battle scenes with hundreds of extras and excursions into the emperor’s most private life.

The most powerful man in Europe at the time carved out an empire which comprised almost all of modern Europe and whose legacy reaches into our very day. Using the very latest in modern research, the film combines vivid... 
[more]

Producer: Marco Polo Film AG 

Produced: 2010      Format: HD

Protection measures and 20 years of prohibition of the ivory trade are making an impact: Almost all countries in Africa are reporting a rise in elephant numbers. In the past two decades, the population of these grey giants doubled to over 30.000, alone in the Safari-Paradise of Kenya. At the same time the population of humans is growing. Conflicts between both are unavoidable and the survival of the biggest land mammal is again endangered.

Conservationists are researching new methods to... 
[more]

Producer: Bilderfest 

Produced: 2017      Format: 4K

The Yak is no ordinary cattle. Thanks to the Yak, men were able to settle down in the vast Qinghai Plateau andthe neighbouring territories. Without the Yak, a whole area of two millions square kilometres would be inhabitable.

Consequently, the Yak is the most important cattle in Central Asia. This is the story about the journey of one German and several Chinese scientists to find the last Wild Yaks in China. Their goal: to save a rare species and to learn how to use modern cattle industry in... 
[more]

Producer: Marco Polo Film AG 

Produced: 2014      Format: HD

Winter casts a very special, magical spell. It’s a time for traditions and customs: snowmen come to life, Santas wander through brightly-lit Christmas markets, much to the delight of the children.

But indigenous animal life pays no heed to this human idyll. For them, winter is a time of austerity. Squirrels, boars and lynx all have their own strategy for surviving the winter. But despite an amazing ability to adapt, the fight for survival is hard – and can often only be won with the help of... 
[more]

Producer: Text + Bild Medienproduktion 

Produced: 2017      Format: HD

Birds of prey make some of the most impressive appearances in the sky. Eagles, falcons and hawks are most known. However, they aren’t the typical hunters circling around fields and grasslands: it is kites and harriers – the lightest of all birds of prey – that are the most fascinating. With their acrobatic aerial plays, they look for partners for the next breeding season. And sliding calmly over open areas, they go hunting. Human-made changes in the landscapes, and hence the declining numbers... 
[more]

Circus Stories

5 x 43'

Producer: Matthey Film 

Produced: 2011      Format: HD

What is the secret of communication between man and animal and especially the close relationship between a wild animal and a dedicated trainer? For the first time ever we show amazing and amusing experiments: how do elephants react, when they see themselves in a giant mirror, lions and tigers compete in an intricate food box experiment, and sea lions reveal their incredible balancing capacities – in super slow motion... Elegant horses, nervous zebras and clever donkeys as well as dogs and cats... 
[more]

Cities by the Sea

5 x 52' + 5 x 45'

Producer: Filmquadrat.doc 

Produced: 2018      Format: HD

Cities by the sea are gateways to the world. They are all intrinsically defined by their position by the sea and consequently by an openness to the world, a spirit of discovery and a desire for adventure. The geo-strategic location of these cities has turned them into chess figures of changing political powers and systems, into transit locations of dreamers and migrants, and into melting pots of people from different backgrounds and cultures. And the endlessness of their offshore waters has... 
[more]

Producer: Blue Planet Film 

Produced: 2012      Format: HD

Beautiful landscapes, living tradition, welcoming people – this is Ireland with its beautiful coastline. One thousand miles of impressive cliffs, natural beauty, long-living traditions and Irish lifestyle. Follow us around the island and discover the five different coastal areas of Ireland!

Thunderously the massive waters of the Atlantic surge against the rocks of the Irish coast. Those cliffs are among the highest in Europe. Wind and waves formed the "Emerald Isle". Just one quarter the... 
[more]

Producer: Text + Bild Medienproduktion 

Produced: 2017      Format: HD

It’s no news that cuckoos are brood parasites: they lay their eggs into the nests of other bird species – a clever trick that spares the rearing of own offspring. Some even go as far as to kill the other chicks in the nest. But why do other parent birds let this happen? Are they too stupid? Too inept? Or simply clueless? Admittedly, cuckoo’s eggs do look deceptively genuine. But the cuckoo chick? Not even remotely! It quickly grows into a giant that looks nothing like its new family. So why... 
[more]

Producer: berlin producers 

Produced: 2015      Format: HD

The glorious Baroque castle, belonging to the sisters San Martino di Germano, lies in the picturesque Piedmont hillside, between Asti and Alba. For as long as anyone can remember, wine cultivation has always been the main enterprise in San Martino Alfieri. Still today, the steep slopes of the Alfieri estate are home to grapes of the highest quality.
The Alfieri Castle offers copious room for the families of the three sisters - Emanuela, Antonella and Giovanna San Martino di San Germano. Until... 
[more]

Producer: berlin producers 

Produced: 2015      Format: HD

When the days get shorter, and the mist still hangs over the meadows late in the morning, it is time for the hunting season to begin at Château du Lude.
Le Lude is one of the most beautiful and interesting castles in the Loire Valley. It has played host to Royalty and many illustrious guests, even Louis XIII liked to come here to hunt.
Built in the 10th century, as a fortress for 200 soldiers, Le Lude has undergone many reconstructions and owners until it came under the ownership of Count... 
[more]

Producer: berlin producers  

Produced: 2016      Format: HD

Will the spirits in the haunted castle enjoy the roast pheasant with rowanberry jelly and chips? Sir Humphry Wakefield, the eccentric lord of Chillingham Castle has a weak spot for the paranormal. Yet the hunting menu is very down to earth – will the sprits let the noble guests eat in peace? Or will there be thunderbolts and a rattling of chains in the history rich medieval castle?
---

About the series:

A culinary lifestyle show with a royal difference. In stately homes and royal palaces... 
[more]

Producer: berlin producers  

Produced: 2016      Format: HD

Riegersburg Castle is one of the largest castles in Austria and in the ownership of Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein. The Lichtenstein dynasty belongs to one of the oldest aristocratic houses in Europe.
Dr. Prinz Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein is part of the family that have settled in Austria. The only noble family that is not affected by the Law of Nobility Abolishment in Austria as it enjoys the nationality of its own Principality of Lichtenstein.
With a select party of a few... 
[more]