Best Friends (2 x 52 min/1 x 45/ 1 x 30) in Co-Production with WDR/ARTE.
With nearly a billion estimated worldwide, dogs are among the most popular pets in the world. Yet it’s only been relatively recently that we’ve started to really understand the lives of our beloved dogs. This warm hearted documentary looks into dogs’ extraordinary abilities and finds out why dogs have been able to join us in all walks of life – truly earning the name man’s best friend.
CITYFIED (5 x 10 min)
Production of four Video News Releases and one institutional video about the European Research Project CITYFIED.
R2Cities (5 x 10 min)
Production of four Video News Releases and one institutional video about the European Research Project R2CITIES.
REMOURBAN (4 x 10 min)
Production of 3 Video News Releases and an institutional video about the European Research Project REMOURBAN.
Life on the Limit ( 5 x 52 min)
Farmers in most extreme places of our planet try to cultivate crops. This series investigates their methods and shows how climate change affects the life on the limit.
The Maori Trails (3 x 52 min)
This series follows hiking experts in New Zealand on one of the most spectacular and diverse trails on our planet.
Cow Eats Man (1 x 52min)
Uncover the Madness about the origin of BSE. A treatment is available.
The first Battle of Europe (1 x 52/45 min)
Archaeologists have found 100 skelletons from the Bronze Age in a site in North Germany. Did the first battle of Europe take place here?
Past Productions (Selection):
Iron Heart (1 x 52 min) in Co-Production with Images of Adventure and ZDF/ARTE, with support of nordmedia.
50 years after the first heart transplant, this science documentary takes a personal view on the science of heart transplantations. Distribution: Albatross World Sales.
Onassis (1 x 52 min) in Co-Production with Stennerfilm and NDR/ARTE with support of nordmedia.
A biography of the Greek businessman, who would have celebrated his 100th birthday in 2016. Distribution: Windrose
Plakat! (1 x 52 min) in Co-Production with DocArt Rome and NDR/ARTE with support of nordmedia.
The history of graphic design and advertising, which started in Germany 120 years ago with the creation of advertising bills.
BRICKER (1 x 12 min)
Production of one institutional video about the European Research Project BRICKER. www.bricker-project.com
The Volcano that Changed the World (1 x 52min) with the support of SWR/ARTE, nordmedia and MFG. 200 years after its devestation, historians are uncovering the global impact of the erruption of Mount Tambora, which killed hundred thousands of people on every continent. Distributed by Lucky You.
The Food Race – pesticides, GMOs and Organic Farming on the Test (1 x 52 min)
One billion people are starving and every second a child dies of hunger and its consequences. At the same time the world’s food production is at its peak level, and the demand for meat is growing not only in the industrial world. This film reveals the causes and impacts of this imbalance and tries to find solutions how we can get prepared to feed up to nine billion people in the next 35 years. The distribution is managed by Albatross World Sales.
The Origami Code (1 x 52min)
How scientists use the ancient art of folding to create the future. With the support of France 5, 3Sat and nordmedia. In collaboration with Fact + Film, Bremen and La Companie des Taxi-Brousse, Paris. The film is being distirbuted by the Paris based company Lucky You!.
Stickers Collecting Fever (1 x 49 min)
The international version of our documentary for WDR/ARD about the craze of collecting football cards. The distribution is managed by Windrose.
DIRECTION (3 x 10 min)
Production of three Video News Releases about the European Research Project DIRECTION.
COMMNET (9 x 10 min)
Production of nine Video News Releases about innovations in the field of bioeconomy for the internet plattform www.commnet.eu
HIGHLIGHT (14 x 10 min)
Production of 14 Video News Releases about cutting-edge medical research in Europe. One of the distribution plattforms is www.youris.com.
Wonders of Nature (5 x 52/43 min)
Documentary series for Radio Bremen/ARTE featuring Iguazu, Amazonas, Komodo Islands, Halong Bay und the Philippines. With the support of nordmedia. International Distributor: Earthtouch.
Earthquake Snakes – Animals and the Science of Earthquake Prediction (1 x 52/45 mins)
In this documentary we will investigate how animal behaviour and earth movements are related – and how this could lead to a new era of earthquake prediction.With the support of nordmedia. Distribution by LIC China.
NDR Nature – bats (1 x 30 mins)
For NDR’s nature slot we produced a film about bats living in Lower Saxony.
Stradivari’s Heirs (1 x 52min)
Scientists now believe to have discovered the secret of the Stradivari violin and are embarking on a daring experiment. They are now attempting to build a violin that will sound like a Stradivari. Distribution by Windrose.
nano TV (2009/2010)
14 x 10min
Films about nano technology research projects in the EU – funded by the European Commission, a co-production with Gedeon Programmes, Paris and Icon Srl., Milan. You can find more information on this series on www.youris.com.
Greentransport TV (2010)
12 x 10min
Films about research projects on sustainable transport issues. This series is funded by the European Commission, a co-production with Gedeon Programmes, Paris and Icon Srl., Milan. You can view the first videos on this series on www.youris.com.
Killer Algae (1 x 52min)
Allan Cembella of the AWI in Bremerhaven is developing an innovative new warning system against deadly algal blooms – causing the death of hundreds of people annually. With the support of nordmedia.
Health TV (2008/2009)
13 x 10min
Films about medical research projects in the EU – funded by the European Commission, a co-production with Gedeon Programmes, Paris and Icon Srl., Milan. Check www.youris.com for more information.
Energy TV (2008)
10 x 10min
Films about energy research projects in the EU – funded by the European Commission, a co-production with Gedeon Programmes, Paris and Icons Srl., Milan. Check www.youris.com for more information.
The Wild West Uncovered (2007)
Mark Twain published his first stories in the same place where modern mining was invented: Virginia City in Nevada. For the first time historians and archaelolgists have joined forces to unravel the real wild west together. Will their efforts lead to the rewrite of American history books?
Production: Gedeon Programmes / Leonardo Film for ARTEFRANCE, RTBF (Belgien), SBS (Australien) and more
Director: Elmar Bartlmae
GLOBALCHANGE TV (2007)
10 x 5 min
The films look at the risks of global warming and show how scientists are fighting to reduce the problem.
Production: Gedeon Programmes / Elmar Bartlmae for the European Commission. Check www.youris.com for more information.
Life under Napoleon, episode 1 + 2 (2006), MDR, WDR, ARTE
2 x 52 min, 2 x 43min
Production: Looks Film, Leipzig
The Year Without Summer (2005), Discovery, BBC, France2
Production: Cicada Films, London
The Making of the Rolls Royce Phantom (2004)
DVD for Rolls-Royce Motorcars
Production: Leonardo Film
The Building of the Atomic Bomb (2004), ProSieben
Production: Welt der Wunder, Munich
YOURIS (2003-2005), European Commission
6 x 5 min
Production: Sternstrasse TV, Munich
Check www.youris.com for more information.
Adventures in Sicily (2003) Kabel1