Islands of the future

This 5-part documentary series tells the story of five exceptional islands. They are beautiful but above all exemplary. Farmers, business people, engineers and scientists on these islands have taken on the challenge or revolutionizing energy provision.

Director: Christian Heynen

Christian Heynen (born 1973) has an M.A. in theatre, film and television sciences. He has been working as a freelance journalist, author and documentary filmmaker for more than ten years, gaining work experience in Asia, America and Europe.
His focus lies on internationally co-produced documentaries for prime time TV. Several of his productions made for ARD, ARTE, Discovery Channel, MDR, NDR, RBB, WDR, ZDF, ZDF Enterprises, 3SAT and other broadcasters have been nominated at film festivals (e.g. Trento Bergfilm Festival).
Aside from filming, he also writes non-fiction books, screenplays and articles for print media (Süddeutsche Zeitung, Rheinische Post, Mare).

52 Min.
Director: Christian Heynen
Script: Christian Heynen
Cinematography: Michael Kern
Editing: Maximilian Dederichs
Music: Thomas Wolter
Narrator: Philipp Schepmann
Editor: Christian Cools
Producer: Längengrad Filmproduktion GmbH