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He is considered the greatest European poet of the Middle Ages and his work unfolds the whole panopticon of occidental education – theology, philosophy, sciences, politics and literature. But who has really read it, the “Divine Comedy”? Who knows more of its creator Dante Alighieri than that he had an eagle-like profile and was in […]
ARTE broadcasts our documentary about the 25-year-old Morrocan Afrae Ben Bih, who takes part in a Fantasia event – the “game of the gunpowder”. More than 500 horseriders participate and celebrate a 2.000 year old traditional war technique of their ancestors. This has always been a man’s domain, but now women like Afra are changing […]
ARTE broadcasts on 5th January 2019 at 9:45 pm our documentary “Dog and Man – The secret relationship of dogs and human beings” (Director: Ute de Groot) for which we have been travelling to dogs and their holders worldwide: Huskies in Norway, the dog from the animal shelter that gives new hope to a prisoner […]
Leonardo Film’s co-production “Plakat – the birth of modern advertising” by Adolfo Conti was awarded „Best Documentary Short Film“ at the 5th Fine Arts Film Festival (FAFF). Celebrating its premiere in Los Angeles it was described as “unique” and “touching” by the jury and convinced jury and audience.
No one else typifies so truly success, power, wealth and the jet-set life of the 60ies and 70ies like Aristoteles Onassis. This documentation focusses on the story of the global acting economic strategist from war refugee to one of the richest men on earth – a unique successtory with the twists of a greek tragedy.
The Austrian Mountain Film Festival has nominated our production The Volcano that Changed the World for the competition. The festival takes place between 14th and 18th november in Graz. The full programme will be published in the coming weeks at www.mountainfilm.com.
ARTE broadcasts on 23rd September 2017 at 8:15 pm our documentary “The Volcano that Changed the World” (directed by Florian Breier + Elmar Bartlmae). For this production, we have visited scientists, historians, archaeologists and volcanologists around the world to report on the consequences of this exceptional volcanic eruption of Mt Tambora 200 years ago. It […]
Last night, our German-French co-production The Origami Code received one of the most prestigious awards in science television. Our documentary won the 2016 Jackson Hole Science Media Award in the section Technology & Innovation. In the previous months, the film had already received prizes at the Olomouc Science Film Festival in the Czech Republic and […]
Our documentary Stickers Collecting Fever has been selected to open the 2016 edition of the Kicking and Screening Football Film Festivals in New York on September 13th. Originally we had produced the film for ARD/WDR for the Football World Cup in 2014 and later produced an international Version. Here is the Trailer. Time and venue will follow.
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The Jackson Hole Media Awards received more than 500 films to be considered for the competition. We are pleased to announce, that our co-production The Origami Code has been selected as finalist for the section Technology und Innovation. Our film will compete against three productions from the US. The winner will be announced on 21st September 2016 during a […]