Superman with Fins

The Red Lionfish

It is one of the most striking fish in the Red Sea and Indo-Pacific region with its floating banners, venomous spines, stylish stripes and transparent fins. Elsewhere, it has become a problematic invasive species, due to man's careless handling.

Director: Ulf Marquardt

Ulf Marquardt (born 1964) has been working as author, director, cinematographer and producer since 1991. After completing his studies and a traineeship at a radio station, he soon transferred to television and worked on numerous magazine features, science programmes, reports and other documentaries for ARD, ZDF and Arte. Also, he wrote gags for the „Harald Schmidt Show“ and for „RTL Samstagnacht“ (corresponds to Saturday Night Live); he drew up articles for magazines and newspapers; he was the editor-in-chief of a computer game magazine and produced radio features, just to name a few activities. 2006 saw the premiere of the first film in which he was his own cinematographer, a 30 minute report about ghost nets in the deep sea. In his most recent productions, he even took on the role of underwater cameraman himself. Ulf Marquardt is married, has two children and lives near Cologne.

Indonesia United States Philippines
44 Min.
Director: Ulf Marquardt
Script: Ulf Marquardt
Cinematography: Ulf Marquardt
Editing: Marcel Buckan
Music: Stefan Döring
Narrator: Philipp Schepmann
Editor: Gabriele Conze/ WDR
Producer: Ulf Marquardt Medienproduktion
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