Magic Moments

Nature is full of surprises, but all too often they evade our perception. Amazing animal behaviour takes place secretly or happens so quickly that we hardly notice it. Christian Baumeister's film reveals what remains hidden to the human eye. State-of-the-art camera technology, impressive super slow motion and amazing time lapses magically stage kingfishers, brown hares, bats and co. in extraordinary moments. A feast for the senses!

Director: Christian Baumeister

The multiple award-winning cameraman and director Christian Baumeister (* 1971) is one of the best animal and nature filmmakers in Germany. It stands for breathtaking landscapes, detailed animal portraits and a perfect composition. After completing his studies in biology, he studied animal film. In 2001 he founded the production company Light & Shadow based in Münster. His film projects have taken him all over the world, where many films and some country-wide glossy animal film series have been created. His three-part series "The Andes - Nature at the Limit" was nominated for 2 Emmys in the USA.

Germany
2021
43 Min.
German
6
Director: Christian Baumeister
Script: Christian Baumeister, Moritz Mayerle
Cinematography: Christian Baumeister, Alexander Sommer, Philipp Klein u. a.
Editing: Christina Hackl
Music: Christian Heschl
Narrator: Signe Zurmühlen
Editor: Klaus Kunde-Neimöth (WDR), Britta Kiesewetter (NDR Naturfilm), Christian Cools (ARTE), Gernot Lercher (ORF)
Producer: Petra Löttker, Light & Shadow GmbH
Awards: Speacial Award for the Best Scene 2022
Nominations: Best Cinematography 2022
Website URL: https://www.lightandshadow.tv/magicmoments