Magnificent autumn blossom and an abundance of food – yet winter is lurking with the threat of deprivation. Animals from many ecosystems are faced with the arduous task of a race against time to overcome crisis and change.

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: Steffen Sailer

1993 - 2007 semi-professional Natural History Photographer
2008 - 2009 professional Natural History Photographer
Filming career: 2010 work as filmmaker and Cinematographer

43 Min.
Director: Annette Scheurich, Steffen Sailer
Script: Annette Scheurich, Mi-Yong Brehm, Alexandra Sailer
Cinematography: Steffen Sailer, Alexandra Sailer
Editing: Andreas Tiletzek
Music: Georg Reichelt
Narrator: Philipp Schepmann
Editor: Gabriele Conze, Klaus Kunde-Neimöth (WDR)
Producer: Marco Polo Film AG
Website URL: www.marco-polo-film.de