Grizzlys hautnah


What are brown bears really like? In this stunning two-part documentary, renowned bear biologist Chris is on the trail of the brown bears on the Katmai Coast in Alaska, revealing a surprisingly sensitive, even tender side to the imposing Grizzly.

Director: Annette Scheurich

In her capacity as Managing Director of Marco Polo Film AG, Heidelberg, Annette Scheurich is responsible for development and production of documentaries. She began producing nature films in 1984 and with her filmmaker husband Klaus Scheurich is co-founder of the production company Marco Polo Film. She has been working as author and producer of numerous documentaries mainly in the genres nature film, science and adventure. Many of those films have won multiple awards. She works for national and international broadcasters and produced the award winning documentary “The White Diamond” directed by Werner Herzog.
She has been on the panel of various conferences and festivals, has coordinated workshops and moderated pitching sessions at GreenScreen, Dokville, Leipzig Pitching Session, Naturvision, Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, The world Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP), Wildscreen and many more.

Director: Klaus Scheurich

Klaus Scheurich is a cinematographer and producer at Marco Polo Film AG in Heidelberg and in charge of development and production of documentary films.
He is a certified geologist and interested in nature, environmental and scientific themes. He is married to writer and filmmaker Annette Scheurich and has one son.
In 1986 Klaus Scheurich founded the production company Marco Polo Film together with his wife. Since then, he shot and produced numerous nature and expedition films, many of which have won international prizes. He works for national and international broadcasters and organisations and was behind the camera for Werner Herzogs award-winning documentary film „The White Diamond“.
Klaus Scheurich is one of the pioneers for shooting High Definition films in Germany. For years, he has been working with HD devices, gaining extensive in-depth knowledge. As an expert on HDTV, he is a frequent guest at panel discussions and lecturer at conferences, festivals and other events such as: Dokville, Science, Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, Naturale, Discovery Campus Symposium, ZDF-HD-Seminar, Insight-Out Hff Acadamy, Potsdam und IRT-Symposien.

43 Min.
Director: Annette Scheurich, Klaus Scheurich
Script: Annette Scheurich, Daniela Pulverer
Cinematography: Klaus Scheurich, Boas Schwarz, Mark Emery, John Whittier
Editing: Armin Riegel
Music: Jörg Magnus Pfeil, Fritz von Flotow, Siggi Müller, Sebastian Hassler, Daniel Vulcano
Narrator: Sascha Rotermund
Editor: Christine Peters (BR), Bernd Strobel (BR), Katja Ferwagner (BR/Arte), Gabriele Conze (WDR), Claudia Schwab (SWR)
Producer: Annette Scheurich (Marco Polo Film AG)
Nominations: Award of the Juvenile Jury 2018
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