Productions

With our productions, we cater to a variety of genres: from “blue chip” nature productions and carefully researched history and current affairs documentaries to entertaining service and science formats.

Using our menu, you may get an easy overview of which documentaries we have produced in the past and which we are currently developing and get specific information about certain productions from various TV genres. In 2017, taglicht media produced over 25 documentaries for the German and international market.

Cruising the Baltic Sea – A Summer on the Water

Summer – classic time for travel and exploring unknown destinations. On their quest for new horizons, more and more tourists set sails on a cruise ship to the Baltic Sea to follow the path of ancient Vikings or Hanseatic sailors. In this five-part series we join them on their journey from picturesque Swedish village over…

BlackRock – The Unsettling Power of a Financial Investor

They say money rules the world. No one has more money than US financial investor BlackRock. The company manages over $6 trillion dollars on behalf of its customers. Most of the money comes from large investors, but millions of small savers around the globe also entrust their money to BlackRock. The financial titan has an influence on…

Bautzen

The East of Germany is the subject of many discussions and most people have ready-made conceptions of it. And usually, people in the Eastern part are not asked if these conceptions are true. This ten-part ARTE documentary series will challenge that: In “Bautzen”, a Saxonian city close to the Czech border, we are following the…

A Bee’s Diary

We think the life of an insect is short and insignificant. How much can you possibly experience during a life span of 6-weeks? And aren’t beehives the epitome of the ‘collective’ – thousands of dumb worker bees in the service of a queen bee? The latest science, however, paints a completely different picture: bee colonies…

Crime Scene Antiquity (WT)

This five-part series evolves around crimes and criminal cases of antiquity ranging from common murder, to raids, arson, cannibalism, assassinations, high treason, and terrorism. We investigate the cases using modern forensics, elaborate CGI and experimental archeology. Each episode presents both known and unknown crimes. Even if crimes from Greco-Roman antiquity dominate, we deliberately do not…

Secret History of the Euro

Love it or hate it, the European single currency is now used by 340 million people and has revolutionized our economy, profoundly transformed our society, shaken up countries, weakened governments, strengthened others and sparked raging debates that are unlikely to end anytime soon. January 1, 2019 will mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of…

Macro Worlds

The world of insects is a fascinating parallel world. On the one hand, it is quite similar to ours – from predators to mating rituals – on the other hand it is fundamentally different: insects form states and cannot live at minus degrees due to their physiology (with a few exceptions). The series “Macro Worlds”…

Rewilding

Europe’s nature is subject to dramatic change. On the one hand, biodiversity is sinking, on the other hand there is an impressive comeback in the animal world. The reasons for this are manifold: the EU’s nature conservation policy or the increasing urbanization that creates more space for wild animals in the countryside. But the main…