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 was born on May 10th 1965 in Stuttgart. He studied economics in Munich and began his career in journalism at the newspaper Münchner Abendzeitung and at Focus TV. For many years, he has been producing documentaries about relevant sociel issues as well as adventure and nature themes. His work has received various awards, among them the Bayerischer Fernsehpreis, a Silver World Medal at the New York Festivals and a nomination for the Grimme-Award.

2014
28 Min.
Deutsch
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