A film by Björn Platz

Nature’s Little Superheroes

Insects are a pest? Think again. This visually stunning science documentary shows how these tiny geniuses can help us solve some of science and engineering’s biggest problems – from building lighter and stronger structures to growing transplant tissue and killing multidrug-resistant bacteria.


NDR/ARTE – 2017 – 52 min.

Awards: German Environmental Film Award, Main Prize Science EKOTOP, Best Science Project Sunnyside, Student Jury Award AFO Science Film Festival, Student Jury Award Naturvision, Official Selection Green Screen Festival, Award of the Faculty of Engineering, Ekofilm Slowakei – international competition, Green Festival Belgrad, Science Film Festival Bangkok – Ökofilmpreis, Ökofilmtour Potsdam – Zukunftspreis

Camera: Christian Eichenauer, Bernhard Wagner, Olivier Guerin
Assistant camera: Alexander Czart, Timo Selengia, Lucas Mouzas
Schnitt: Ramon Urselmann
Camera: Lars Löhn, Felix Raffel
Graphic: Michael Lübben, Nils Andersen
Editor: Claudia Cellarius (NDR)