About

ABOUT

Christan Schidlowski is a Berlin based documentary filmmaker. He works for German public TV and international broadcasters. He studied directing at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin and screenwriting at New York University. His films have been commissioned by broadcasters such as ARTE, ZDF, WDR, NDR, 3SAT, NatGeo, NHK and the Discovery Channel and aired in more than 30 countries. His main areas of interest are adventure, travel, cultural topics and science. His latest assignments have brought him to Madagascar, Uruguay, Vietnam, Gabon, Uganda and Kenya. Christian has recently produced and directed documentary series about the Equator, Astrophotographers‘ Expeditions around the globe, Europe’s Waterways and Thailand. In 2018, he has founded Cocoa Film with Carolin Neubauer, a Berlin based company producing for the international market.

"IN FEATURE FILMS THE DIRECTOR IS GOD,
IN DOCUMENTARY FILMS GOD IS THE DIRECTOR"

Alfred Hitchcock
Development & Research

Development & Research

With a team of researchers Christian constantly develops new films about various topics around the world, with an emphasis on stories that deal with the beauty of our environment – and people who try to save it.

Shooting

Shooting

Christian has a rep of shooting in many of this world’s environments and can rely on a network of skilled directors, cinematographers and location scouts around the globe.

Post production

Post production

As a passionate tech geek, Christian does most post production services inhouse, from 4K editing to color grading, sound mixes and mastering.

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Works

SELECTED WORKS

Some of the documentaries Christian has directed, shot and produced.

Thailand – A Festival of Colours
Europe’s Waterways
Equator – The Line of Life
Europe’s Greatest City Parks
Re-measuring the World
Treasures of South East Asia
Rare Earths – Hightech’s Dark Side
Alps from Above – Tyrol
The Balearic Islands
Brain Doping
Over the Islands of Africa
Coasts of Germany
Dubai. Drilling for Art!
Hanbao – Chinatown Hamburg
Calling All Aliens
Mr. Wong’s World
The Migrant Workers of Shanghai
7 Days in the Lives of my Friends

ON THE WEB

A collection of links to watch some of Christian’s films and trailers online.

Works

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