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„The Dassie“ is nominated once again!

Next sucess for „The Dassie“! The film from Marlen Hundertmark is nominated on the Green Image Film Festival in Japan-we are very pleased!

http://greenfilmnet.org/

Air Date "Grizzly Encounters" January 15 th & 16 th 2018 18:35h on Arte!

In our two part documentary „Grizzly Encounters“, Chris Morgan shows the similarity between Alaska’s brown bears and us humans. The first part “The Hunger Challenge” will be aired on Monday, 15. of Januay 2018 on Arte, the second part “The Private Life of Bears” will be shown on 16. of January 2018 They are also available here:


https://www.arte.tv/de/videos/059585-001-A/grizzlys-hautnah-1-2/
https://www.arte.tv/de/videos/059585-002-A/grizzlys-hautnah-2-2/

Merry Christmas!

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and

a happy new year 2018!

Your Marco Polo Film Team

Premier Broadcast: The Dassies -A South African Survival Specialist

In South Africa they are quite popular, while in Europe they are still largely unknown: Dassies. If you want to know more about these extraordinary animals, turn on our production of author Marlen Hundertmark. "The Dassie - A South African Survival Specialist " November 28th 2018, 20: 15h on WDR.

Wildlife and Music: a perfect combination

For our four-part series "Wild Faces of Switzerland" (SRF / 3sat), the Swiss jazz singer Kristina Fuchs and our composer Stefan Döring have rearranged the swiss folk song "Lueget von Berg und Tal" and recorded them in four different languages - matching each episode. For example, in Italian for our episode "The Ticino" - in full length on Monday 23.11.2017, 20:15 hon 3sat.

„Storks“ nominated in Japan!

We are happy to announce that our documentary “Storks – A Village Rooftop Saga”(ZDF/Arte) is nominated at the Japan Wildlife Filmfestival 2018. Congratulations to all!

http://www.naturechannel.jp/JWFFE/index.html

Premier Broadcast: Wild Faces of Switzerland

On November 13th and November 20th 20:15h our four -part documentary “Wild Faces of Switzerland” will be screened on 3 Sat. Our series paints an exciting portrait of four very distinct areas of Switzerland with its extraordinary wealth of landscapes, plants and animals.

13.11.2017 20:15h Die Jura-Region
13.11.2017 21:05h Winterliches Graubünden
20.11.2017 20:15h Das Tessin
20.11.2017 21:05h Wasser & Eis

Dassies screened at „Sunchild Festival“

Marlen Hundertmarks documentary „The Dassie – A South African Survival Specialist” will be screened at the „Sunchild Environment Festival“, from 13th.-17th. October 2017 in Armenia.

http://sunchild.fpwc.org/the-dassie/

Dassies win in Matsalu!

Congratulations to Marlen Hundertmark and the Marco Polo Film crew – Her film “The Dassie - A South African Survival Specialist” is the winner of this year`s “Special prize of the jury” at the Matsalu Film Festival! We are also very proud that the film was nominated for the “Best Camera” and the “1 st prize”.

http://www.matsalufilm.ee/en/winners

 

 

Two films nominated in New York

We are proud to announce that our documentaries “Christmas Winter Wonderland” (WDR, 2013) and “Carousel of Life” (BR, arte, WDR, 2014) are nominated and will be screened at this year’s Wildlife Conservation Film Festival. The festival takes place in New York, October 19-29 at the Cinema Village Theater and other locations. Congratulations to everybody involved.

http://www.wcff.org/