The Saguaro National Park is one of the newest in the US – a diverse habitat between heaven and hell with more species than any other desert in North America, but why?

Director: Henry M. Mix

Henry was born in Berlin and originally graduated as a vet. Nowadays he works as producer, director and cameraman for ALTAYFILM and was in charge of various film expeditions and research projects in Central Asia, Russia, China, Mongolia, Georgia and Vietnam. Henry is a member of the scientific advisory board of Stiftung Artenschutz, a German foundation for species conservation. His films centre around the concept of nature conversation and its advancement. He is the author and producer of the biggest German nature film series to date (Wild Russia).

Director: Yann Sochaczewski

Yann Sochaczewski is French and was born in 1984 in Strassbourg. After his highschool diploma he worked for 2 years as camera assistant for Nautilus and from 2006 for Light & Shadow GmbH. From 2008 until 2010 he worked freelance as assistent producer and camera man. Since 2011 Yann is Producer and camera man at Altayfilm GmbH.

43 Min.
Director: Henry M. Mix, Yann Sochaczewski
Author: Henry M. Mix, Yann Sochaczewski
Camera: Yann Sochaczewski, Henry M. Mix, Marlen Hundertmark
Editing: Katrin Dücker-Eckloff
Music: Oliver Heuss, Jörg Magnus Pfeil, Siggi Mueller
Speaker: Michael Lott
Editor: L. Klinker (NDR/arte), R. Quibeldey (NDR), A. Solomon (ORF)
Awards: Best Film 2015,
Best Score 2015
Nominations: Best Score 2015,
Best Cinematography 2015,
Best Postproduction 2015,
Best Animal Behaviour 2015
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