PORTUGAL - Europas Wilder Westen

From the rugged continental mountain plateaus and lush green valleys of the north to the storm-tossed Atlantic coast and the sun-drenched Mediterranean south, Portugal with its unique landscapes is an unequalled hotspot of species diversity in Europe.

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: Alexander Sommer, Philipp Klein, Christian Baumeister
Editing: Christina Hackl
Music: Oliver Heuss
Narrator: Stefan Kaminski
Editor: Klaus Kunde-Neimöth (WDR), Tom Synnatzschke (Doclights)
Producer: Petra Löttker (Light & Shadow GmbH)
Nominations: sh:z Audience Award 2020
Website URL: https://www.lightandshadow.tv/portugal