- Awardees & Nominations
Best FilmDonator: Stadt Eckernförde
Endowment: 2.500,- Euro
GREEN REPORTDonator: Abfallwirtschaft Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Endowment: 1.000,- Euro
Award of the Juvenile JuryDonator: Rotary Club
Endowment: 600,- Euro
hier und heute: Golden Autumn - The Forest Of My Dreams
Wild sprouts - About gardenpirats and herbagewitches
Saurians - The Last Dinosaurs
In the Spider´s Web
planet- e: The Reptile Mafia
planet-e: The Wolves are Coming
From small to big
Best Marine FilmDonator: Waldemar Behn GmbH
Endowment: 1.000,- Euro
CAMäleon Juvenile AwardDonator: Heinz Sielmann Stiftung
Endowment: 500,- Euro
Special Jury AwardDonator: Gemeinde Damp
Endowment: 500,- Euro
Film No. Main Title Director Country Year Duration Summary
KF A vanishing wilderness Guido Haesen Luxemburg 2009 9 Min.
Not hunting but global warming seems to be the primary threat to Polar Bears today.Film-Details anzeigen
27 Alpine Meltdown Waltraud Paschinger Österreich 2011 50 Min.
Global warming of 5°C,this forecast will become reality within the 21st century.In Central Europe every fourth bird species will die out.But warmer temtemperatures will attract new species from south....Film-Details anzeigen
34 Ant Wars Stefan Geier Deutschland 2012 52 Min.
Follow the story of a tiny, just 2mm-in-size invader on it's rise to power - the Argentine Ants in southern Europe. Undiscovered from most eyes this species has formed the biggest predator on earth. ...Film-Details anzeigen
03 Aurora - Fire In The sky Ivo Filatsch Österreich 2012 53 Min.
Aurora : a phenomenon looked at from a scientific and folkloristic point of view.Film-Details anzeigen
02 Baboon Bandits Herbert Ostwald Deutschland 2011 43 Min.
With the help of the unique „monkey police“ Kapstadt tries to controll plundering herds of baboons around the Table MountainFilm-Details anzeigen
26 Bats - Sovereigns of the Night Dietmar Nill Deutschland 2011 44 Min.
Bats – they’re not exactly the cute, furry animals that most people think of cuddling. Some find them scary. Some find them repulsive. Some are even terrified of these nocturnal beasts. ...Film-Details anzeigen
06 Big Five South America- The Anaconda Marion Pöllmann Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
The Green Anaconda – people-eating monster, mother of the rivers, ancient creature. Biologist Dr. Lutz Dirksen leads his expedition along wild rivers and through unexplored forest paradises in search...Film-Details anzeigen
04 Big Five South America- The Andean Bear Bernhard Rübe, Bernd Strobel Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
The Andean Bear normally feeds on bromelaid in the woods of the Andes. Yet now the vegetarian bear is illegally being hunted after supposedly attacking lifestock.Film-Details anzeigen
05 Big Five South America- The Giant Otter Felix Heidinger Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
The filmteam heads to Manú National Park, to find the giant otters, that live in this paradise. But the current gold rush and its consequences are destroying even this remote habitat. ...Film-Details anzeigen
07 Bird Brain John Capener Österreich 2011 53 Min.
The film explores the very latest research into bird intelligence. Birds are much more intelligent than we thought. „Bird Brain“ is no longer an insult!Film-Details anzeigen
08 Blood Ivory Smuggler Nick Courcoux Großbritannien 2011 50 Min.
The Environmental Investigation Agency heads to Kenya, Hong Kong and China to investigate the illicit world of elephant poaching and the ivory trade. Following claims of an upsurge in poaching of the...Film-Details anzeigen
09 Chainsaw Massacre James M. Levelle Großbritannien 2011 50 Min.
The Environmental Investigation Agency goes undercover once more as they head to Vietnam for an investigation into the illegal timber trade. Vietnam is fast becoming a major global player in the...Film-Details anzeigen
53 Crime Scene Rainforest: Undercover against the Woodmafia Michaela Kirst Deutschland 2011 52 Min.
Illegally timbered on Madagascar, sold to Chinese and German violinmakers who pretend not to know about where the wood comes from. The film follows the clandestine paths of looters and traders. ...Film-Details anzeigen
24 Dirty Waters Folke Rydén, Ulrika Björksten Schweden 2011 52 Min.
Algae blooms and dead sea beds - the Baltic Sea is suffering. Enormous new animal farms are an increasing threat. This is the dirty truth about the future of the Baltic Sea.Film-Details anzeigen
54 Dive into Dangerous Depths - The Strait of Messina Sigurd Tesche Deutschland 2011 53 Min.
The straits between Sicily and Calabria with their malicious currents are investigated by Natali Tesche-Ricciardi in order to find out, why this dangeroua waterways are so attractive for e.g. sharks. ...Film-Details anzeigen
18 Europe' s Last Wild Horses Christian Baumeister Deutschland 2011 45 Min.
This film reveals all aspects of the live of Europe’ s last wild horses, as well as the many fascinating species that share with them the rare and disappearing wooded wetlands of Central Europe. ...Film-Details anzeigen
25 Fall in love with fireflies Chang Po-Chun Taiwan 2010 50 Min.
This is a story about the yellow-margined firefly and an 88-year-old farmer in the terraces of northern Taiwan. This story is a living example of man and nature in harmony.Film-Details anzeigen
23 Flood Fighters Andreas Orth Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
Over three million germans are facing the threat of a dangerous flood fom the North Sea. Scientist know think that it might be better to find ways to live with flooding then only rising dikes. ...Film-Details anzeigen
15 Frogs on the roof, migrate with cranes Maxence Lamoureux, Arnaud Devroute Devroute Frankreich 2011 50 Min.
Sweden, end of September. Cranes gather to prepare for the autumn migration. A team of young filmmakers decided to follow them during their entire journey.Film-Details anzeigen
D4 From small to big Markus Matschke Deutschland 2011 30 Min.
Nature hides many tiny phenomena to the naked eye. Find out how magnifying glasses and lenses, microscopes and binoculars work and learn about the tricks.Film-Details anzeigen
KF Future Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand Deutschland 2011 3 Min.
Children talk about their visions about future.Film-Details anzeigen
12 Game over - Facing our Ocean´s Point of No Return Ismeni Walter Deutschland 2011 43 Min.
Although more and more stocks are collapsing, 90 million tons of fish are taken from the seas every year. The only real solution for the seas is managing their stocks sustainably - on a global scale. ...Film-Details anzeigen
01 GASFLARING Eco-vandalism by the Oil Companies Inge Altemeier, Steffen Weber Deutschland 2011 52 Min.
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. ...Film-Details anzeigen
D3 hier und heute: Golden Autumn - The Forest Of My Dreams Marko Rösseler Deutschland 2011 29 Min.
Peter Wohlleben is a forester. He dreams of a forest which regulates its own natural balance. But the town Hümmel wants to benefit financially from the trees.Film-Details anzeigen
59 Highway through the Rocky Mountains Ernst Arendt, Hans Schweiger Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
An unusual journey through North Americas breathtaking nature, where mufflons stop highway trucks and clashing stags mix with nervous rangers and a curious audience in a touristic village ...Film-Details anzeigen
55 How Earth Made Us Ruth Omphalius Deutschland 2011 423 Min.
There is nearly nothing that we need so desperately as the air to breathe. Dirk Steffens follows the ways of the winds and discovers the real importance of this element for our human history. ...Film-Details anzeigen
56 How Earth Made Us Ruth Omphalius Deutschland 2011 43 Min.
In the second part Dirk Steffens explores the element water. His journey begins at a place where people appreciate most the value of water: in the middle of the dessert.Film-Details anzeigen
20 In the Heart of the Balkans - The Pelicans of the Prespa Park Cornelia Volk Deutschland 2011 43 Min.
In 1980 less than 200 Dalmatian pelicans came to breed at the Prespa lakes. Now there are around 3000. Result of the joint conservation efforts in the border triangle of Albania, Macedonia and Greece....Film-Details anzeigen
D1 In the Spider´s Web Holger Vogt Deutschland 2011 28 Min.
Spiders! Why do they proliferate in the Hamburg docklands so extremely well? Could you fight them? Kristina Gruse meets spider fans and finds out how to help people who suffer from spider phobia. ...Film-Details anzeigen
29 Inn - The green River in The Alps Franz Hafner Österreich 2011 50 Min.
This journey is an expedition into natural history.The film shows several populations of the Inn River as well as the signs of human intervention and the consequences suffered by animal and plant life...Film-Details anzeigen
32 JAWS COMES HOME Nick Caloyianis, Nick Stringer Großbritannien 2011 44 Min.
JAWS COMES HOME follows US Fisheries scientist Greg Skomal as he investigates the return of Great White Sharks to America's Cape Cod - the location of the notorious JAWS movie.Film-Details anzeigen
28 Jungle Book Bear Oliver Goetzl Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
We all know him, we all love him: Baloo. Rudyard Kipling and Walt Disney’s “Jungle Book” made this clumsy fellow world famous. His role models are the subject of this film: sloth bears of India. ...Film-Details anzeigen
KF Kurt´s fine Uta Bodenstein Deutschland 2011 3 Min.
Farmer Kurt figures out how turn shit into gold.Film-Details anzeigen
35 Laikipia, the Land of Life Giuseppe Bucciarelli Kenia 2011 37 Min. 37 Life in Hell - Survivors of Cold Vincent Amouroux Frankreich 2011 52 Min.
In cold environments, scientists are studying how these species manage to survive in environments as unstable and ephemeral as snow and ice.Film-Details anzeigen
38 Life in Hell - Survivors of heat Vincent Amouroux Frankreich 2011 52 Min.
In the hottest zones on the planet, scientists are studying how life manages to develop between 50 and 120 degrees.Film-Details anzeigen
39 Madagascar - The Beautiful Annette Scheurich Deutschland 2011 43 Min.
Madascar, the beautiful island 500 kilometers east of Africa has very unique plants, animals and people,whose dratition and zest for life are portrayed in this film.Film-Details anzeigen
40 Making a Killing Marc Rowedder Großbritannien 2011 50 Min.
The Environmental Investigation Agency explores why endangered Icelandic fin whales are being killed for their meat when there is little demand in the domestic market or the main export market, Japan....Film-Details anzeigen
KF Moving a Village Svenja Mettlach Deutschland 2011 10 Min.
A whole village is forced to move due to the mining of coal.Film-Details anzeigen
36 Mysteries of the Abyss Florian Guthknecht 2011 52 Min. 10 Mystery of the Fairy Circles Barbara Fally-Puskás Österreich 2011 50 Min.
Namibia’s fairy circles are a natural phenomenon science still cannot explain. Traveling with Prof. Jürgens from the University of Hamburg the film crew ventures on an exciting expedition. ...Film-Details anzeigen
D4 Papilio Klaus Feichtenberger Österreich 2010 20 Min.
A close-up journey through the many shapes and lives of Papilio, the Swallowtail Butterfly.Film-Details anzeigen
43 Paseka - The Easter Elephant Caroline El-Marazki, Mike Holding 2011 52 Min.
On Easter morning, a baby elephant is mysteriously abandoned by her herd in the wilds of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Saved from certain death by a bizarre chain of events, she forces herself into a...Film-Details anzeigen
D2 planet- e: The Reptile Mafia Andreas Ewels Deutschland 2011 28 Min.
The market for boa constrictors and saurians for sale to private households is booming. The filmteam follows the illegal trading paths to the animal-catchers in the rainforests of West-Papua. ...Film-Details anzeigen
D3 planet-e: The Wolves are Coming Axel Gomille Deutschland 2012 28 Min.
Wolves in Germany! Need we worry? Planet e. offers suggestions for a coexistence of man and wolf even in densely populated areas.Film-Details anzeigen
44 Projekt Manta Gisela Kaufmann Australien 2011 43 Min.
Manta rays are giant ocean wanderers, and they’re smart. With the largest brain to body size of any living fish, these mesmerizingly graceful creatures are intelligent.Film-Details anzeigen
45 Puma - Elusive Hunter Uwe Müller Deutschland 2011 43 Min.
This film follows a puma mother with her cubs in the Chilean Torres del Paine National Park and gives intimate insights into their daily life, shows how the little ones learn from their mother. ...Film-Details anzeigen
46 Quarks & Co: Deep diving into the ocean Wolfgang Lemme (Editor) Deutschland 2011 43 Min.
Ranga Yogeshwar accompanies a group of marine scientist to an expedition in front of Norway’s coast. Quarks & Co explains the consequences of acid water for sea dweller and human beings. ...Film-Details anzeigen
47 Quarks & Co: Forest check up Wobbeke Klare Deutschland 2011 45 Min.
Nearly one third of Germany is covered by forest. Thereby it has to bear climate changes and environmental pollution. Quarks & Co questions: what are the facts and how could we support the forest? ...Film-Details anzeigen
48 Radioaktive Wolves Klaus Feichtenberger Österreich 2011 50 Min.
25 years after the big nuclear accident,wolves reign the radio-actively contaminated no-man's-land of Chernobyl.Carnivore experts from Germany and Austria visited the zone to get a personal...Film-Details anzeigen
49 Raising Resistance David Bernet, Bettina Borgfeld 2011 84 Min.
Raising resistance and soy: A parable about the suppression of life, about people, about the diversity of plants and cultures,and about how resistance arises both in people and in nature. ...Film-Details anzeigen
50 Sahara: Life on the Edge Bill Markham, Richard Kirby Australien 2011 43 Min.
This film investigates how the Sahara‘s wildlife has found incredible solutions to survival on the edge of existence.Film-Details anzeigen
D2 Saurians - The Last Dinosaurs Marc Meyer Deutschland 2011 24 Min.
Unbelievable: Fritz discovers a little „dinosaur“ in his backyard! He tries to find the owner of the little reptile and discovers the illegal workings of a dangerous animal smuggler. ...Film-Details anzeigen
KF Saving energy Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand Deutschland 2011 3 Min.
Children talk about their visions about saving energy.....Film-Details anzeigen
51 Saving Rhino Phila Richard Slater Jones Südafrika 2011 52 Min.
Far from the tranquil wilderness of her birth, Phila’s story lures us into the bizarre world of organized crime and millionaire poachers, where nothing is as it seems and everyone has a secret agenda....Film-Details anzeigen
22 Schlei - animals at Germany's longest fjord Thomas Behrend Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
Thomas Behrend portrays the Schlei and its animals through different seasons: porpoises hunting millions of herrings in February, sea eagles breeding in April, male fallow deers fighting in October. ...Film-Details anzeigen
61 Surviving in the Kingdom of the Polar Bears Kai Schubert Deutschland 2011 44 Min.
The Yacht „Arctica“ explores the islands north of Spitsbergen, and finds a surprisingly intact kingdom of the polar bears and then tries to follow the tracks of an expedition from 1912. ...Film-Details anzeigen
52 Taste The Waste Valentin Thurn Deutschland 2011 88 Min.
Amazing but true: On the way from the farm to the dining-room table, more than half the food lands on the dump. "Taste The Waste" is a documentary about global foodwaste and what we can do about it. ...Film-Details anzeigen
14 The Bavarian Aquarius Jan Haft Deutschland 2011 44 Min.
The film takes the viewer on an adventurous journey into the world of creeks and rivers – on diving trips that seem like a first ascent: into deep potholes, at night or underneath frozen waters ...Film-Details anzeigen
13 The Dinosaur Code Jan N. Lorenzen Deutschland 2011 45 Min.
Is it possible to reconstruct a whole world out of some fossilised footprints? The documentary accompany the palaentologist Dr. Cajus when he tries to reconstruct a region where Dinosaurs live. ...Film-Details anzeigen
16 The Dolphin Whisperer Rosie Koch, Roland Gockel Deutschland 2011 45 Min.
Ute Margreff lives on Ireland’s Atlantic coast. About 10 years ago she got to know the female solitary dolphin Mara – it was the start of an unusual friendship.Film-Details anzeigen
KF The first Konik foal Deutschland 2012 9 Min.
Marc Lubetzki follows the wild Konik Horses through in the bogs of Schleswig- Holstein, and shows their undisturbed activities throughout the day.Film-Details anzeigen
41 The first summer - Two heifers in the mountains Matthias Siegle Deutschland 2012 45 Min.
An extraordinary friendship can be found in the Allgäu. For the first time two heifers will spend their summer at the mountain Fellhorn, where they encounter strange animals and poisonous plants. ...Film-Details anzeigen
57 The Gorilla Whisperer Thomas Behrend, Anne Sommerfield Großbritannien 2012 50 Min.
This enthralling one hour special story of a silverback gorilla, Makumba, who has reigned supreme in the forests of the Congo for more than 10 years.Film-Details anzeigen
33 The Gorillas of the Congo - Chainsaws to the Rescue Thomas Weidenbach Deutschland 2011 52 Min.
Most lowland gorillas don’t live in national parks but in forests which are open to timber exploitation. Yet the conflict can be resolved. A film with stunning images and surprising insights. ...Film-Details anzeigen
62 The Green Universe Jan Haft Deutschland 2012 93 Min.
This film that was especially designed for the big screen leads through the most beautiful and most diverse habitat of Central Europe -The Forest. Come and join us on a journey into the green universe...Film-Details anzeigen
30 The Hunt for the Giant Worm Randall Wood Australien 2011 43 Min.
Worms renew the fertility of barren soil! Scientists are cooperating internationally to search for the monster worm in the bizarre species.Film-Details anzeigen
11 The Osnabrücker Land - Racoons and Wild Boars Svenja Schieke, Ralph Schieke Deutschland 2011 45 Min.
The region Osnabrücker Land in Lower Saxony in the southwest is a nature paradise: Steep ravines and quarries cutting the mountains. Here live Great owls, raccoons and wild pigs, bats and salamanders ...Film-Details anzeigen
31 The Phantom Cat Christian Baumeister Deutschland 2011 44 Min.
Filmmaker Christian Baumeister travels through the Brasilian Pantanal. He wants to fulfil his most ambitious dream: To film a jaguar killing a caiman.Film-Details anzeigen
21 The Rescue of Penguin Island Ines Possemeyer Deutschland 2011 44 Min.
Glaciers, snow covered mountains, millions of penguins, seals and sea birds dominate the scenery of the sub arctic island South Georgia. But invading rats pose a great threat to this enviroment. ...Film-Details anzeigen
42 The Rise of the Ocean Sunfish Thomas Behrend, Christina Karliczek Deutschland 2011 44 Min.
Huge and widely unknown: the Ocean Sunfish. Filmmaker Thomas Behrend and his team succeed in bringing light in the mysterious life of the biggest teleosts.Film-Details anzeigen
17 The Secret World of the Termite Wolfgang Thaler Österreich 2011 50 Min.
Brilliant architects: adjusting for the size of their builders,termite mounds are 25 times higher than the Empire State Building.Using unique macroshots, the film shows a fascinating creatures’ world....Film-Details anzeigen
19 The Swifts of Bernried Christian Herrmann Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
Each April, precisely at the same time, the Eurasian swifts arrive from South - Afrika at the cloister of Bernried to house under one roof with the nuns, that live there.Film-Details anzeigen
58 The Woman Who Swims With Killer Whales Mark Woodward Großbritannien 2011 59 Min.
A revelatory film following the remarkable work of Ingrid Visser – the only scientist in the world to swim with wild Killer Whales.Film-Details anzeigen
60 Tiger Dynasty S Nallamuthu Indien 2011 58 Min.
Baghani, a young tigress, along with her mate are chosen to found a new dynasty in Sariska National Reserve where all 24 tigers have been killed. will they succeed or meet the same fate? ...Film-Details anzeigen
KF Waterfleas Alexander Fürst von Lieven, Hans Purrmann Deutschland 2011 5 Min.
How do waterfleas survive when their habitat -a puddle in a town park- runs dry. Extraordinary underwater-pictures taken with the microscope-camera give the answer.Film-Details anzeigen
KF WATERSCOPE Carsten Aschmann Deutschland 2012 15 Min.
Suffused with sounds from the history of cinema, we see waterways, locks, dams, wastewater etc, none of which appear exclusive or spectacular. A dialogue between water and man takes place. ...Film-Details anzeigen
64 Wild Faces of the Andes Annette Scheurich, Steffen Sailer Deutschland 2011 52 Min.
The film illustrates the diversity of life in the shadow of the longest mountain range in the world. Majestic landscapes and unusual animal stories show the "Wild Faces of the Andes". ...Film-Details anzeigen
68 Wild Germany - Saxon Switzerland Henry M. Mix Deutschland 2011 45 Min.
Germany’s „Grand Canyon“ is Saxon Switzerland. Rare animals such as Garden dormouse, Peregrine and Black Stork live between steep sandstone cliffs. We watch unsual behavior and stunning aerials. ...Film-Details anzeigen
69 Wild Germany - The Bavarian Forest Jürgen Eichinger Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
In 1980 the bark-beetle caused tens of thousends of trees to die in the bavarian forest – who would have thought that it did not mean the end of the forest, but the birth of a new, more diverse one. ...Film-Details anzeigen
70 Wild Germany - The Main Marion Pöllmann Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
The river Main stretches 542 Kilometers from the east to the west of Germany. Almost resembling a cesspool in the 70's, it has now recovered and offers again many unexpected ecological niches. ...Film-Details anzeigen
71 Wild Germany - The Palatinate Forest Klaus Weißmann, Tobias Mennle, Rolf Sziringer Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
The Palatinate forest is an unique natural paradise with a lot of mediterranean species. A film between wine and woods, wilderness and romance from Klaus Weißmann, Tobias Mennle und Rolf Sziringer. ...Film-Details anzeigen
67 Wild Germany - Thuringia Uwe Müller Deutschland 2012 44 Min.
Two years in the making Uwe Mueller filmed the beauty of Thuringia in the heart of Germany. The protected forests are home to rare species such as wild cats, black storks and the common hamster. ...Film-Details anzeigen
66 Wild Iran - To the North (Part 2) Herbert Ostwald Deutschland 2011 44 Min. 65 Wild Iran - To the South (Part 1) Herbert Ostwald Deutschland 2011 44 Min. 72 Wild Nairobi - Where Leopards Creep Through Gardens Udo Maurer Österreich 2011 50 Min.
The Kenyan capital of Nairobi combines opposites.This is where wilderness and civilization meet:near the city limits only a fence marks the edge of the park where wild animals roam through the grass. ...Film-Details anzeigen
D1 Wild sprouts - About gardenpirats and herbagewitches Christian Pietscher Deutschland 2011 29 Min.
Marianne Frielingsdorf has got more than 600 different herbs in her garden. Kezban Basol’s family is devoted to their vegetables. And a group of guerilla gardeners places seed bombs all across the...Film-Details anzeigen