What a ride! For the Franco-German TV channel ARTE we documented the journey through 2020 of several unique US-characters in our documentary series ‘Aus der Traum: Die Amerikaner im Wahljahr’. We tell their stories in 5 episodes, each of them is a 52 min long movie. My colleagues Jan Tenhaven and Jens Strohschnieder worked on Ep 1-4, and I had the chance to conclude the story (for now…) with my
For the second time I was given the opportunity to produce a 5 min video piece for BBC Reel. They discovered a great story in Germany, which I never heard of before: 15 million years ago a giant meteorite hit the area where today lies the town of “Nördlingen”. During the impact tons of micro diamonds occurred – and are now hidden in the walls and buildings of this cute
Why do people like to go hunt? Is it fun to kill animals or is there more reason for shooting deer, wild boar, foxes? In Germany a growing number of people is attracted to go hunting. At the same time, critics are getting louder and more radical. In order to find out about as much as possible about hunting I went to hunting school, attempting to get my own hunting
That’s what happened last week:
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Another report for Germany’s international broadcaster DW Deutsche Welle. I was given the opportunity to visit the Amazon region in Peru in order to cover the broad consequences that the oil palm expansion brings to the people that call this land their “territorio ancestral”, the indigenous Shipibo people. We were accompanied by a group of the Peruvian arm of “Transparency International“, who try to help the most defenceless by investigating
A few weeks ago I was able to do an interview with the most adventurous unicyclist you could ever imagine, a German guy named Lutz Eichholz. The interview was published in CNN’s “Great Big Story”, combined with incredible footage of the unicyclists adventures. See for yourself:
For Germany’s International Broadcaster DW Deutsche I recently visited Grenada. The report telling the story how small-scale biogas facilities are constructed all over the little island state – even in the national prison. These guys are slinging dung in the slammer – for the #environment. @doenino #biogas #Grenada pic.twitter.com/qsV5xK6FPm — DW | Global Ideas (@dw_globalideas) May 15, 2017 Inmates are learning how to build, use and maintain the biogas plants.
Coffee is a serious business in Costa Rica: At the National Coffee Institute biologists, agricultural scientists, and all kinds of coffee experts are woking to make sure, the coffee is extremely good – cause it is more expensive than in other coffee producing countries. For DW – Deutsche Welle, Germany’s International broadcaster, I was in Costa Rica to report about the newest idea: Making coffee production more climate friendly. I
Our movie “Little Uckermark”, which we filmed last October in the Niagara Falls Area, New York State, will air on TV this upcoming saturday, April 1st. Already today it is reported about in the local press of the Uckermark.