Löcher in der Nuss

A perfect hole in a hazelnut is the beginning of a fascinating story. A curious bug looking like an elephant cuts a hole in a green hazelnut during summer to feed and to place an egg into it. The typical hole is made by the grub of the bug coming out.

Director: Jens Hamann

Jens Hamann was born in Fulda in 1960 and grew up in Kassel. From childhood on, he showed great interest in photography. After finishing school and his military service working as a press photographer, he went on to study photographic engineering from 1980 to 1985 in Cologne.
Since 1987 Jens Hamann is a freelance filmmaker, working mostly for television.
As producer, author, director and cinematographer he has made large-scale personal portaits, landscape and culture documentaries for ARD and WDR as well as numerous wildlife film features for the children's educational TV show „Sendung mit der Maus“ and „Sendung mit dem Elefanten“.

7 Min.
Director: Jens Hamann
Script: Jens Hamann
Cinematography: Jens Hamann
Editing: Jens Hamann
Music: Mark Pütz
Narrator: Ralph Caspers
Editor: Manuela Kalupke, WDR
Producer: Jens Hamann TV Filmproduktion
Nominations: Audience Award Best Short Film for Kids 2020