„Extremer Kinderwunsch“ at Scinema Festival, Australia

The International Science Festival "Scinema" has included our film "Extremer Kinderwunsch - Gebärmuttertransplantation" (ZDF) about Uterus transplantations by Dietmar Klumpp in its competition. We are pleased that this exciting film has made it to Down Under and are keeping our fingers crossed!


Baby News!

As bear sponsors of Heidelberg Zoo, we are especially happy about the birth of Merle, a female Syrian brown bear! The little one was born in January and is now exploring the world after a few weeks of hibernation. A clip of Merle and her mother Ronja is available on the Heidelberg Zoo website:

Naturvision Festival 2021

Three of our films are nominated at this year's "Naturvision" Film Festival: "Carousel of Life - The Traditional Orchard" (BR/Arte) and "The Secret Life of Cows – Wild at heart" (ZDF/Arte) for the Baden-Württemberg Film Award and "Banquet of the Beasts" (BR/Arte) for the International Competition. The festival will take place online from 14-18 July 2021 and we are keeping our fingers crossed until then!

World Wildlife Day 2021

The UN World Wildlife Day was found on March 3rd 2013 in order to raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. In 2021 it will be celebrated under the theme "Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet". Also, the Jackson Wild Showcase 2021 focuses on films about forests and their importance for us and our planet:

We are proud that our documentary "The Magical Four - Our Seasons" (WDR, 2020) is part of this very special competition.

"Banquet of the Beasts" selected at AFO Festival 2021!

"Banquet of the Beasts" (BR/ARTE) is selected for to the competition of the "56th International Festival of Science Documentary Films Academia Film Olomouc". It will take place online from April 27th - Mai 11th 2021 We keep our fingers crossed!

"The Magical Four" is finalist at the Jackson Wild WWDF Showcase: Forest!

We are so proud to announce that our film "The Magical Four - Our Seasons" is named a finalist at this year´s World Wildlife Day Film Showcase: Forest, by Jackson Wild, CITES and UNDP! Congratulation to the whole crew!

Merry Christmas

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It has been a challenging year for all of us. We thank you for your cooperation, support and friendship and wish you a healthy and succesful 2021!

Your Marco Polo Film Team

"Polar Day" at the Mountainfilm Festival Graz

"Land of the Far North – Polar Day" (WDR/Arte) is running in competition at the Mountainfilm Graz Festival 2020 - Thanks to the selection jury and congratulations to Steffen & Alexandra Sailer, Klaus Kunde-Neimöth, Annette Scheurich, Jörg Magnus Pfeil, Verena Feige, Samcam Film and all the others from the team!

"Autumn – World of Colours" wins on Ökofilmtour 2020

The Ökofilmtour 2020 has awarded our film "Autumn - World of Colours" (WDR) with the prize for "Best Artistic Achievement" - a great honor! Annette and Klaus were even able to accept the award personally in Potsdam, where the award ceremony took place in a small circle. Thanks to the festival and all participants!

For the jury's statement click here:

"The Legacy" - opening film on the Green Screen festival 2020!

We are very happy that the film "The Legacy" by our colleague Jens Klingebiel will be shown as opening film at this year's GREEN SCREEN International Nature Film Festival Eckernförde and has been selected for the online program! It is a great, very personal project and we are proud to be a part of it. On September 07th 2020 it has its world premiere at the festival - more details will follow soon!