How the tide arises

At the North Sea Coast, water disappears periodical! As far as you can see there is no Sea anymore! And all the boats in the harbour are left stranded. All this happens every day because of the tide.

Director: Jens Hamann

Jens Hamann was born in Fulda in 1960 and grew up in Kassel. From childhood on, he showed great interest in photography. After finishing school and his military service working as a press photographer, he went on to study photographic engineering from 1980 to 1985 in Cologne.
Since 1987 Jens Hamann is a freelance filmmaker, working mostly for television.
As producer, author, director and cinematographer he has made large-scale personal portaits, landscape and culture documentaries for ARD and WDR as well as numerous wildlife film features for the children's educational TV show „Sendung mit der Maus“ and „Sendung mit dem Elefanten“.

6 Min.
Director: Jens Hamann
Script: Elmar Mai
Cinematography: Jens Hamann
Editing: Ulla von Schlippenbach
Music: Mark Pütz
Narrator: Ralph Caspers
Editor: Dörte Hanke (WDR)
Nominations: Audience Award Best Short Film for Kids 2013