Sperm Whales

The Greek scientist Alexandros Frantzis has monitored an isolated population of sperm whales in the Mediterranean for more than ten years. Now he is going on an expedition together with wildlife cinematographer Thomas Behrend.


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.

44 Min.
Director: Heiko De Groot
Script: Heiko De Groot
Cinematography: Christina Karliczek, Thomas Behrend, Tobias Kaufmann, Alexandros Frantzis
Editing: Iryna Tietje
Music: Vince Bahrdt
Narrator: Norbert Langer, Robert Missler
Editor: Wolf Lengwenus (NDR), Jörn Röver (NDR Naturfilm)
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