Der Kleine Panda

Verborgen im Himalaya

The red panda is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful animals on earth. Hidden in the bamboo jungles of the Himalayas, the red panda leads an extremely covert life which has rarely been captured on camera.

Director: Dr. Axel Gebauer

Born in Döbeln (Saxonia) Axel wanted to be a zoo director at the age of 12 – and succeeded. After graduating in biology the zoologist became director of the Tierpark Görlitz. He accompanied expeditions to India, Russia, China and Antartica. He published dozens of scientific articles about the wildlife in Antarctica, Tibet and Germany. Since 1975 he is on tour with his camera and made his hobby his profession. Since 2011 Axel works as freelance wildlife photographer and film maker for “Wildes Deutschland – Die Lausitz”, “Der Große Kaukasus”, “North America’s Natural Wonders – Saguaro National Park” and others.

50 Min.
Director: Dr. Axel Gebauer
Script: Axel Gebauer
Cinematography: Axel Gebauer
Editing: Klaus Müller
Music: Oliver Heuss
Narrator: Eva Mattes
Editor: Timo Großpietsch (NDR), Ralf Fronz (MDR / ARTE), Christine Peters, (BR), Andrew Solomon (ORF), Steve Burns (Curiosity Stream)
Producer: Tom Synnatzschke (Doclights GmbH / NDR Naturfilm)
Nominations: sh:z Audience Award 2018
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