Lost - Birds of the Countryside

Europes fields and pastures used to be a paradise for birds. But they are vanishing. In Germany alone grassland birds have decreased by more than fifty percent since the 1980s. In his documentary filmmaker Heiko De Groot shows what threat this might pose.


Director: Heiko De Groot

Heiko De Grootis stimulated about the personal stories of the people. To seize, how they control their lives and often promote for the survival of the animals, that is his passion. As televisionauther was he shooting among others " die 360° GEO Reportagen "Alligator in Florida" and "Die besten Hütehund von Wales". Besides that he realized eight series of the ARD-series "Wolf, Bär & Co." Since 1990 the 38 year old (1971) is working, studied german philology and political scientist in the media. His career began as a editor and speaker in the "Hörfunknachrichten". Since he was a voluntary helper at the NDR, is he working almost exclusive as a televisionauther.

52 Min.
Director: Heiko De Groot
Script: Heiko De Groot
Cinematography: Heiko De Groot
Editing: Heiko De Groot
Music: Nico Klaukien
Narrator: Conny Wolter
Editor: Ralf Quibeldey (NDR), Monika Schäfer (ARTE)
Producer: Jörn Röver (Doclights GmbH)
Awards: Heinz Sielmann Film Award 2021
Nominations: Best Story 2021,
Award of the Juvenile Jury 2021,
Heinz Sielmann Film Award 2021
Website URL: https://federvieh.com