The Wild Andes: Life in the Clouds

The Northern Andes are home to a stunning variety of life. Boasting poison frogs, high-flying monkeys, the continent’s only bears, and tropical glaciers, the Northern Andes are unlike anywhere else on Earth.

Director: Christian Baumeister

The multiple award-winning cameraman and director Christian Baumeister (* 1971) is one of the best animal and nature filmmakers in Germany. It stands for breathtaking landscapes, detailed animal portraits and a perfect composition. After completing his studies in biology, he studied animal film. In 2001 he founded the production company Light & Shadow based in Münster. His film projects have taken him all over the world, where many films and some country-wide glossy animal film series have been created. His three-part series "The Andes - Nature at the Limit" was nominated for 2 Emmys in the USA.

43 Min.
Director: Christian Baumeister
Script: Beatrix Stoepel, Christian Baumeister
Cinematography: Christian Baumeister, Alexander Sommer, Philipp Klein, Jim Clare
Editing: Stefan Reiss
Music: Oliver Heuss
Narrator: Frank Glaubrecht
Editor: Gabriele Conze (WDR), jetzt Klaus Kunde-Neimöth (WDR)
Producer: Christian Baumeister (Light & Shadow GmbH)
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