POLAR BEAR SUMMER

Polar bears are the rulers of the Arctic. They are adapted to life on ice and snow. Yet there is one place where they are marooned on land for several months every summer. How do they survive in an environment that is foreign to them?

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.

2015
43 Min.
Deutsch
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Director: Klaus Scheurich
Author: Matthias Breiter, Annette Scheurich
Camera: Klaus Scheurich, Matthias Breiter, Steffen Sailer, Alexandra Sailer
Editing: Armin Riegel
Music: Jörg Magnus Pfeil, Siggi Müller, Sebastian Hassler, David Christiansen
Editor: Gabriele Conze (WDR)