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zb Media Filmproduktion produces documentaries on topics from history, science and technology. For the German ZDF and ARD. We provide factual and competent information and illuminate backgrounds and contexts. And illustrate the drama of the people who made history.
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Houston, we’ve had a problem
Houston, we've had a problem A drama that shook the world. The story of Apollo 13 is the story of an almost trivial routine mission, which suddenly culminates in [...]
Buchenwald Concentration Camp April 1945
Buchenwald Concentration Camp The Buchenwald concentration camp had been reached by US troops on 11 April 1945. The film was shot 5 days later, on 16 April 1945. The US army had [...]
Mont Blanc and High Savoy
Mont Blanc and High Savoy A documentary about Savoy, Chamonix and the Mont Blanc massif. (BR 2000) Written and directed by Stephan Bleek Camera: Benedikt Preisinger Editing: Katharina Sanders Mont Blanc, the [...]
Our Footage Collection
We have scanned many archival films in international archives. A selection of examples is shown on the Footage page.
We license our archive material to professional customers at favourable conditions. You can save expensive archive travel and scanning costs. Contact us right here.
Still images from the film collection can be found in the Historiathek Shop. Footage licences can be purchased online from Progress Film.
The homage to the age of road cruisers and petrol below was created in 1958. “Gas Stop” by Shirley Clarke. The recording and editing technique is considered the birth of modern advertising film.