GASFLARING Eco-vandalism by the Oil Companies

Our greed for black gold has fatal consequences: in oil producing countries like Nigeria and Russia, oil Kompanie are systematically burning off the natural gas that is produced as a by-product.


Director: Inge Altemeier

Born 1956, lives in Hamburg and studied English language and literature, politics and educational sciences. She worked as a freelancer for radio and TV. As of 1991, she is a television journalist, filmmaker and writer for the TV stations NDR, SWR, Arte and Der Spiegel. She is a specialist in worldwide investigative research.

Director: Steffen Weber

After longer stays in Tanzania and Munich, Steffen Weber returned to his hometown of Hamburg. After a traineeship at Altemeier & Hornung Filmproductions, he graduated with an M.A. in philosophy and studied Documentary and Television Journalism at the University of Television and Film (HFF) in Munich. Since 2009 he has been working as a freelance author and filmmaker for NDR, WDR and arte.

52 Min.
Director: Inge Altemeier, Steffen Weber
Script: Inge Altemeier, Steffen Weber
Cinematography: Reinhard Hornung , Michael Wulfes
Editing: Reinhard Hornung
Narrator: Beate Rysopp, Constantin von Westphalen, Thor W. Müller
Editor: Kathrin Bronnert , ART- Redaktion des NDR
Awards: GREEN REPORT 2012
Nominations: GREEN REPORT 2012
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