Carousel of life – The Traditional Orchard

Just as the seasons follow one another, all creatures must struggle on their own for survival and are yet dependent on each other. This is demonstrated strikingly in the orchard. Even man has a place here: he intervenes and has a vital impact on the carousel of life.

Director: Klaus Scheurich

Klaus Scheurich is a cinematographer and producer at Marco Polo Film AG in Heidelberg and in charge of development and production of documentary films.
He is a certified geologist and interested in nature, environmental and scientific themes. He is married to writer and filmmaker Annette Scheurich and has one son.
In 1986 Klaus Scheurich founded the production company Marco Polo Film together with his wife. Since then, he shot and produced numerous nature and expedition films, many of which have won international prizes. He works for national and international broadcasters and organisations and was behind the camera for Werner Herzogs award-winning documentary film „The White Diamond“.
Klaus Scheurich is one of the pioneers for shooting High Definition films in Germany. For years, he has been working with HD devices, gaining extensive in-depth knowledge. As an expert on HDTV, he is a frequent guest at panel discussions and lecturer at conferences, festivals and other events such as: Dokville, Science, Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, Naturale, Discovery Campus Symposium, ZDF-HD-Seminar, Insight-Out Hff Acadamy, Potsdam und IRT-Symposien.

44 Min.
Director: Klaus Scheurich
Script: Annette Scheurich, Mi-Yong Brehm, Moritz Mayerle
Cinematography: Steffen und Alexandra Sailer, Klaus Scheurich, Bas Schwarz
Editing: Armin Riegel
Music: Georg Reichelt
Narrator: Walter von Hauff
Editor: Udo A. Zimmermann/BR; Angela Schmid/BR; Christine Peters/BR-arte; Gabriele Conze/WDR
Awards: Best Ecology and Science Film 2014
Nominations: Best Ecology and Science Film 2014