GEO Report Emergency Call North Sea Coast - The Seal Rescuers

The North Sea is their territory: seals and grey seals - two sister species that belong to the so-called "dog seals". When humans get too close to the baby seals, the mothers flee. Then the seal rescuers have to move out to save the little "howlers".

Director: J. Michael Schumacher

J. Michael Schumacher, born Dec. 5, 1960, has been producing TV reports and documentaries for public broadcasters such as WDR, NDR, ZDF and Arte for 35 years. As an author, cameraman and director, he specializes in cultural and wildlife documentaries as well as animal protection topics around the globe. In addition to mostly endangered species, his favorite protagonists include the purged poacher in the Congo or the tireless dolphin activist, as well as the shrewd jade smuggler in Myanmar or the tradition-conscious samurai who fights against nuclear energy.

52 Min.
Director: J. Michael Schumacher
Script: J. Michael Schumacher
Cinematography: J.Michael Schumacher, Robin Schumacher
Editing: J. Michael Schumacher
Music: Markus Wegmann
Narrator: Frank Arnold
Editor: Valerie Theobaldt, Thorge Thomsen ( Arte); Tilo Hoffmann ( Medienkontor)
Producer: Medienkontor Movie GmbH
Nominations: Nordic Nature Film Award 2021
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