Die Reise der Schneeeulen

In this film by Klaus Weissmann, Dietmar Nill and Brian McClatchy we accompany snow owls on theirs venturous trip from the far North to Middle Europe and back to the arctic world.

The viewers learn to know how the owls manage to survive.

Director: Klaus Weißmann

From early childhood on Klaus Weissmann’s passion has been watching animals and nature. The trained biologist works as a freelance author and cameraman. Starting in 1998 he has been producing documentaries focused on nature and species, science and expeditions for German’s public service broadcasting channels. With every new project he tries to find the right mixture of ‘infotainment’ and takes a humorous approach in order to awaken his audience’s interest in animals and nature.

Director: Dietmar Nill

In 2005, the animal photographer Dietmar Nill started working on nature documentaries. For his first camera work on ‘Bats – wait until dark’ he and Volker Arzt received a camera award and the Heinz Sielmann Award at international animal and nature film festivals. He is specifically adept at filming raptors and bats. He has once again teamed up with Klaus Weissmann for the production of ‘Return of the Peregrine Falcon’ and ‘The Journey of the Snow Owls’.

44 Min.
Director: Klaus Weißmann, Dietmar Nill
Script: Klaus Weißmann / Dietmar Nill
Cinematography: Dietmar Nill / Brian McClatchy
Editing: Miriam Zimmermann
Music: Thomas Schepmann
Narrator: Philipp Schepmann
Editor: WDR/Gabriele Conze
Producer: Klaus Weißmann Naturfilm
Nominations: sh:z Audience Award 2016