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.
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.
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.
As a passionate tech geek, Christian does most post production services inhouse, from 4K editing to color grading, sound mixes and mastering.
Some of the documentaries Christian has directed, shot and produced.