News

The Marco Polo Film team wishes Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Annette and Klaus Scheurich at World Congress of Science and Factual Producers 2016

From 5th to 9th December 2016, Annette and Klaus Scheurich will take part in the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers in VStockholm. The congress is one of the most important events in the business, where international producers, directors and distributors get together and exchange ideas in a relaxed yet exciting atmosphere.

Three awards on the weekend!

We are proud, that our films won at two festivals this weekend.
"Polar Bear Summer" (Smithsonian Channel, WDR) received even two awards at the Sondrio Festival in Italy. It won both the First Prize "City of Sondrio" and the Young Audience Award.
"Giraffes - Up High and Personal" (Terra Mater Factual Studios) received the Alpin Gold Award for Best Cinematography at the Mountainfilm Festival Graz in Austria. Above all, congratulations and special thanks to our cameramen. We are very glad about these very special awards and congratulate and thank everybody involved.

http://www.sondriofestival.it/en/documentari
http://www.mountainfilm.com/de/2016/gewinner/

"Giraffe - Up high and personal" wins "Prix du Scenario" in Namur!

Herbert Ostwalds "Giraffe - Up high and personal" was awarded with the "Prix du Scenario" at the Festival International Nature Namur 2016. We are honored and congratulate Herbert Ostwald on the award.

http://www.festivalnaturenamur.be/

"Springtime Stories" and "Giraffes" nominated at Matsalu Nature Film Festival 2016!

We are proud to announce that our documentaries "Springtime Stories" (Westdeutscher Rundfunk) and "Giraffe - High up and Personal" (Terra Mater Factual Studios) by author Herbert Ostwald are nominated for this year`s Matsalu Nature Film Festival. It takes place in the Estonian cities Lihula, Haapsalu and Tallinn from 21 - 25 September 2016.

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

All good things come in threes! - "Antarctica", "Giraffes" und "The Eyes of the Atacama" at the Wildlife Vaasa Festival 2016!

We are honoured three of our films are nominated at the Wildlife Vaasa Festival 2016. The debut film "Antarctica - Tales from the End of the World" by Anneliese Possberg is one of the finalists in the category "Natural History", whilst Herbert Ostwalds "Giraffes - High Up and Personal" (TMFS, Nat Geo) is nominated for the "Environment & Conservation"-Award. "The Eyes of the Atacama" (TMFS, Nat Geo) is being screened in competition in the category "Science". We’re looking forward to the Festival that will take place from September 28th - October 2nd 2016, and congratulate everyone involved!

http://www.wildlife.vaasa.fi/index.php/en/

"Polar Bear Summer" and "Giraffe - Up high and personal" at the Sondrio Festival 2016!

Our films “Polar Bear Summer” and "Giraffe - Up high and personal" are being screened in competition at the Sondrio Festival 2016! Both films are nominated for the First Prize “Town of Sondrio” and the “Stelvio National Park” Award. We’re looking forward to the festival that will take place from 7th - 13th November 2016, and congratulate everyone involved!

http://www.sondriofestival.it/en

"Polar Bear Summer" and "Giraffe - Up high and personal" win Finalist's Prize in Deauville!

We are happy, two of our films were awarded at the 5th Deauville Green Awards in France. "Polar Bear Summer" received a Finalist's Prize in the category "Fight and adaptation to climate change". "Giraffe - Up high and personal" won a Finalist's Prize for "Preservation of the biodiversity". Congratulations to everyone on the team!

http://www.deauvillegreenawards.com/

Silver Screen Award goes to "Giraffes - Up High and Personal"

"Giraffes - Up High and Personal" by Herbert Ostwald received its first award at an US-festival! It won the Silver Screen Award in the category Film / Video / Digital: Documentaries Feature at the US International Film & Video Festival. Congratulations to everyone on the team!

http://filmfestawards.com/index.asp

Another Award for “Giraffe - High up and Personal”

Herbert Ostwalds documentary “Giraffe - High up and Personal” (TMFS) has won the third place at the International Nature Film Festival in Gödöllö, Hungary. Congratulations to all!

http://www.godollofilmfest.com/en/entry