Meet Our Team

Team

Bernd Wilting

CEO

Bernd Wilting

bernd.wilting@taglichtmedia.de

Bernd Wilting founded taglicht media together with Uli Veith. As the CEO, he develops strategies for the company’s future and is also deeply involved with the content development and financing oft he company’s projects. Bernd Wilting represents taglicht media at national and international markets and is the one to get in touch with concerning new ideas for future projects.

Dr. Uli Veith

CFO

Dr. Uli Veith

uli.veith@taglichtmedia.de

Dr. Uli Veith founded taglicht media together with Bernd Wilting. His CEO responsibilities include making sure that taglicht media’s planning is financially sound. In many projects, he is also dealing with production management and controlling. He is the one to contact with regards to contracts and invoices.

Dr. Claudia Zenkert

Producer & Member of the Managing Directors

Dr. Claudia Zenkert

claudia.zenkert@taglichtmedia.de

Claudia Zenkert is responsible for developing and funding documentary series, one-offs and formats for the German and international market. Within the taglicht media portfolio, she is mainly focused on science and natural history. As part of the Managing Director Team, she is mainly responsible for human resources.

Christoph Weber

Executive Producer

Christoph Weber

christoph.weber@taglichtmedia.de

Christoph Weber has now been working as a history and current affairs producer at taglicht media for 15 years. He develops documentary ideas for German TV but also the international market and supervises the productions’ progress closely – if he is not working on the films as an author and director himself. He is the brain behind many of our investigative history programs and has earned taglicht media a number of prestigious awards.

Dennis Wells

Executive Producer

Dennis Wells

dennis.wells@taglichtmedia.de

Dennis Wells is responsible for developing, funding and producing documentary series and one-offs for German and international audiences. He strives to find engaging stories and new ways of storytelling in the genres nature, science and history – or a blend thereof.

 

Johannes Backes

Writer & Director

Johannes Backes

johannes.backes@taglichtmedia.de

Johannes Backes is taglicht media’s most senior employee with 20 years of experience in the company, working as a script writer, director and producer on projects ranging from current affairs to nature documentaries. For some projects, he uses his ability as a film editor to work creatively and visually.

Mathias von der Heide

Executive Producer

Mathias von der Heide

vonderheide@taglichtmedia.de

Mathias von der Heide joined taglicht media as an author and producer for German and international history and current affairs productions, which he closely supervises from a structural as well as content point of view.

Thomas Langelage

Executive Producer

Thomas Langelage

thomas.langelage@taglichtmedia.de

Thomas Langelage joined taglicht media as a trainee and is now a producer for current affairs and history formats. He develops documentary ideas for German TV but also the international market, supervises the productions’ progress closely and directs some of the projects himself.

Dennis Koppetsch

Executive Producer

Dennis Koppetsch

dennis.koppetsch@taglichtmedia

Dennis Koppetsch is researcher and project developer at taglicht media. His task is to filter relevant information for many of our documentaries as well as finding interesting stories and protagonists, which he uses to write compelling treatments.

Anja Klisch

Production Manager

Anja Klisch

anja.klisch@taglichtmedia.de

Anja Klisch is deeply involved in the strategic development of our projects and cooperates closely with our producers and partners. She calculates budgets, is responsible for controlling our projects and drafts and negotiates contracts.

Doris Offermann

Production Coordinator

Doris Offermann

doris.offermann@taglichtmedia.de

Doris Offermann is an experienced production assistant with 15 years of working at taglicht media. She is closely involved with all stages of production, from preparing shoots (contacting the team and getting shooting permissions) to postproduction and versioning. She keeps a tight grip on our schedules and makes sure the broadcasters and commissioning editors are provided with all material they need in time. Doris is the contact person for editors, graphics, voice over and narrators, composers, sound engineers and commissioning editors.

Robin Steinhagen

Production Coordinator

Robin Steinhagen

robin.steinhagen@taglichtmedia.de

Robin Steinhagen prepares shoots, organizes permits and calls the teams. His main focus lies on keeping all deadlines in the different production steps, like filming and postproduction. He deals with editors, graphics, voice over and narrators, composers, sound engineers and commissioning editors.

Lena Horn

Production Coordinator

Lena Horn

lena.horn@taglichtmedia.de

Lena Horn works as Production Coordinator in our production department. She is responsible for the disposition of teams and for the preparation and the organisation of shootings. Among other things, she obtains filming permits and draws up detailed schedules for the progress of productions (including post-production and finishing) and brings editors, graphic designers, voice actors, composers and sound mixers together. Lena corresponds with broadcasters and editors about delivery contents and deadlines.

Céline Deligny

Archive Researcher / Archival Producer

Céline Deligny

celine.deligny@taglichtmedia.de

Céline Deligny is taglicht media’s archival producer and researcher. She is responsible for the company’s future oriented archive coordination with reliable archive sources and looks after postproduction archive budgets and schedules.

Gero Hecker

Postproduction Manager

Gero Hecker

gero.hecker@taglichtmedia.de

Gero Hecker is the prostproduction manager for all taglicht media projects. He checks on the quality of the visual, sound and graphic elements in our documentaries and monitors them closely until their final assembly. He corresponds frequently with our camera crews and sound and graphic engineers to ensure the quality of our productions.

Yeshua Albert

Postproduction Supervisor

Yeshua Albert

yeshua.albert@taglichtmedia.de

Yeshua Albert is a postproduction supervisor. He contributes to different stages of our prostproduction (such as colour correction, image and sound quality) and corresponds frequently with sound and graphic engineers.

Jana Kasparek

Assistant to CEO & Office Management

Jana Kasparek

jana.kasparek@taglichtmedia.de

Jana Kasparek organizes all traveling, conference and festival attendance of the company’s management. She is also the person to get in touch with concerning general inquiries or job candidatures.

Alice Lichtva

Editorial Trainee

Alice Lichtva

alice.lichtva@taglichtmedia.de

As an editorial trainee Alice Lichtva assists our editorial department in various areas and projects, for instance by developing ideas for pitch papers, exposés and scripts. With her history degree she adds great value to the research of our documentaries, especially the ones about historic topics.

Jana Wilkowski

Editorial Trainee

Jana Wilkowski

julia.wilkowski@taglichtmedia.de

As an editorial trainee Jana Wilkowski assists our editorial department in various areas and projects. She is involved in the development of new projects, prepares pitch papers and collaborates on exposés and scripts.

Leonie Fröhlich

Editorial Trainee

Leonie Fröhlich

leonie.froehlich@taglichtmedia.de

Leonie Fröhlich supports the editorial staff in various areas and projects. In particular, she supports the editorial office in the areas of animal and nature films and helps with scientific projects.

Sina Klaus

Editorial Trainee

Sina Klaus

sina.klaus@taglichtmedia.de

Sina Klaus supports the editorial staff in various areas and projects. Her focus is on current affairs and history. She develops, researches and plans projects and deals with current world affairs.