THE ADVENTURERS OF SPECIES: 4K SERIES PROJECT

 

>>NEW<< BAZARUTO, THE DUGONG'S LAND: A TALE OF SURVIVAL

 

 

FR | 2016 | 52' | 4K  | English, French | By Franck Sanson | Pronto Prod Broadcaster: Ushuaïa TV

Karen, a South-African woman, is doing her utmost to save one of the most endangered sea mammal: the Dugong. On the Island of Baruzo, off the coast of Mozambique, she works for an NGO at making the local population aware of the need to protect the endangered specy and at controlling the respect of conservation rules. Will she herself manage to get close to a Dugong, kwown for being so timorous?

>> NEW << THE CHRONICLES OF THE CATERPILLAR MAN

DE | 2016 | 52' | HD | English (sub.) | By Vasja Mihelcic | in between media ® Berlin

 

What makes a scientist dedicate his whole life to explore the mysteries of an unknown caterpillar? From Berlin to the Philippines, this unusual character has been carrying out atypical surprising reasearches on a species which has not been documented for more than 500 years.

 

 

THE MACAW Kingdom

HU | Completion May 2017 | 52' | HD | English (sub. ), Hungarian (sub. ) | By Attila Dávid Molnár & Cintia Garai | Filmjungle Productions | Partners: Tambopata Research Center, Rainforest Expeditions | Broadcasters: M1 , M4, Hungarian Public Broadcasters

 

A place in the jungle of Peru, the home of the Macaws, famous colorful parrots, is endangered by the greed of oil companies and gold diggers. But some researchers don't let them destroy this paradise: they devote their life to save this untouched part of rainforest, inhabited by many creatures.

RHINOS IN THE FRIDGE

HU | Completion May 2017 | 52' | HD | English (sub. ), Hungarian (sub. ) | By Attila Dávid Molnár | Filmjungle Productions | Broadcasters: Czech Television, SPEKTRUM Television

 

Because of poaching and climate change causing the destruction of its environment, Rhinos and in particular Northern White Rhinos are endangered. In order to preserve these prehistoric giants from extinction, scientists deploy many strategies, such as artificial insemination. Travelling from Kenya to Malaysia and Hungary, Rhinos may find the ultimate refuge not in the wild, but in the fridge.

THE DARK SIDE OF LIFE

HU | Completion 2018 | 52' | HD | English, Hungarian (sub.) | By Balázs Lerner Filmjungle Productions

For 16 years, the scientific Proteus Project team have been exploring unknown breathtaking places: the caves underground of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Its mission is to assess the spatial extent of the caves, to describe their ecosystem, and preserve their unique and vulnerable fauna.

BUDAPEST INFERNO: THE SECRETS OF THE MOLNAR JANOS CAVE

HU | 2017 | 52' | HD | English, Hungarian | By Balázs Lerner Filmjungle Productions | Broadcaster: Hungarian State TV

Cave divers take us into the Molnár János Cave, the largest underwater thermokarstic cave in Europe and show us the never seen before underground wonders of Budapest. Through the fascinating abundant wildlife, the deepest secrets of evolution are unveiled.

THE PLASTIC CUP 

HU | Completion May 2017 | 52' | HD | English (sub.), Hungarian | By Attila Dávid Molnár & Zsolt Marcell Tóth | Filmjungle Productions | Partners: TZSM Productions | Broadcaster: Spektrum Television

 

Each Spring, a huge amount of plastic garbage is swept away by the flood of the river Tizsa, flowing through Ukrain, Romania, Hungary and Serbia. Under the name of "Pet Pirates", Hungarian filmmakers lauched the "PET Cup": a long-distance race on the river with boats made of the collected garbage by local people and schoolchildren.

DEADLY DEPTHS

FR | 2014 | 52' / 90' | HD | French, English (voice-over, sub.) | By Bob Coen, Eric Nadler & Nicolas Koutsikas | Georama TV, ARTE, NHK | Broadcasters: ARTE France | SF, RTS, LRT, LTV, CyBC, SNRT, CESKA, TV3, RT6P, TLT, RTBF, NRK, Estonian TV, La1, TG4, RTVSLO, ERT, SVT, DW.

 

More than one million tons of chemical weapons are lying under water, near our coasts. From 1917 to 1970, armies have systematically dumped their mortal poisons into the oceans, all over the world. Little by little, the active substances are being released. Why politicians and military staffs took this decision? What are the consequences on maritime life and on our health? This investigation explores the issue in all its dimensions & search for solutions.

AFRICA NEEDS PROTECTION

FR | 2010 | 52' | HD | French & English (sub.) | By Franck Sanson | Skopia films

 

While the industrialized world is concerned with the protection of the planet, some companies pollute Africa with complete immunity. How do African governments position themselves on environmental issues when their priority is economical growth rather than sustainable development.

KIVALINA

FR | 2009 | 53’ | HD | French & English (sub.) | By Nicolas Koutsikas & Stephan Poulle | Georama TV | Broadcasters: TG4 Ireland, Canal+ Poland

Kivalina is a village inhabited by Inuit people. Global Warming is threatening this village to disappear under water. They decided to sue big American oil companies such as EXXON, for having financed fake scientists to deny global warming. The final trial decision is pending.