TICKS – HIDDEN THREATS OF THE FOREST

The invasion of German forests by ticks results in up to 200,000 cases of Lyme disease each year. The documentary looks into the causes behind the problem and future implications.

Director: Berndt Welz

Berndt Welz has been producing documentaries worldwide for many years. His focus is on critical and also investigative environmental, climate, agricultural and nature topics. Berndt Welz studied economics in Munich, attended the Burda School of Journalism and worked as a trainee at the Münchner Abendzeitung. He was a member of the editorial team at ProSieben (knowledge formats), deputy editorial director at Süddeutsche TV, chief reporter at Focus TV and editorial director of Wunderwelt Wissen (ProSieben). Since 2011 at the latest, however, he has devoted himself entirely to documentaries, his great passion.

Germany
2014
28 Min.
German
7
Director: Berndt Welz
Author: Berndt Welz
Camera: F.Bessner, M. Frisch, J. Straub, U. Vollert, P. Wagner, S. Wiesen
Editing: Tim Sprado
Music:
Speaker: Oliver Preusche
Editor: Steffen Bayer, Martin Ordolff, Volker Angres (ZDF Planet E)
Website URL: www.planet-e.zdf.de