Alexander Schlichter is the director and one of the DOPs. Five years ago he started to work on this project. He lives and works as a filmmaker, photographer, author and director of cinematographer in a small village near Hannover. Some of his films: SUMO, Film über einen jungen Sumoringer in Japan, Tokio, 30 min, Kinderkanal EKEL, LOGISTIK DER MASSEN, der größte Bahnhof der Welt in Tokio, hitec / 3sat, Regisseur: Friedemann Hottenbacher, 30 min ANN-SOPHIE MUTTER, Arbeit an einer neuen CD, Deutsche Grammophon, Regisseur: Jan Schmidt-Garre MOBIL, neues/3sat, Regisseur: Friedemann Hottenbacher, 30 min BLACK ATLANTIC, Dokumentation einer Ausstellung im „Haus der Kulturen der Welt“, Berlin, Sept.-Nov. 2004, Regisseur: A. Satti, 45 min ELECTROMUSIC, Film über Berliner Electromusic Szene, Regisseurin: Kerstin Hering: 28 min
Marcio Doctor is the composer. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1965, lives in Hamburg - Germany as a percussionist, studio and band musician, composer and member of the acclaimed NDR-Bigband (North German Radio) since 1995. GRAMMY Award Winner 2007. Marcio has performed and /or recorded in an unusually wide variety of musical settings with artists such as Carla Bley, Michael Brecker, Maria Joao Quartet, Glen Velez, Peter Erskine, Randy Brecker, Vince Mendoza, Mark Nauseef, Jim Beard, Dino Saluzzi, Steve Swallow, Pat Metheny, Lalo Schifrin, Alex Acuña, WDR-Bigband. Marcio Doctor´s musical approach is influenced by his studies of different ethnic music traditions and has been enriched by the experience gained interacting with some of the great artists with whom he has performed. Selected Discography: - IDYLLEN – Marcio Doctor (Music for the theather performance) - RESTLESS WORLD – Marcio Doctor - SOME SKUNK FUNK – Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Will Lee, Jim Beard, Peter Erskine, Marcio Doctor and the WDR-Bigband arr./cond. by Vince Mendoza (CD + DVD) GRAMMY 2007 - LATIN JAZZ SUITE – Lalo Schifrin feat. Jon Faddis, David Sanchez, Ignacio Berroa, Alex Acuña, Marcio Doctor and the WDR Bigband (CD + DVD) - THE THEATRE OF KURT WEIL – NDR-Bigband arr./cond. By Colin Towns - OTRA SANATA – Tango Crash - TANGO CRASH - Tango Crash - FRANK ZAPPA´S HOT LICKS – NDR-Big band arr./cond. By Colin Towns - NONSEQUENCE – MICHAEL GIBBS - ZEITRAUM – Peter Bolte + Marcio Doctor - CLAPU – Claudio Puntin - LINGO – Stefan Bauer – Claudio Puntin – Marcio Doctor
In 2004 we filmed the Rhinocerus in Amsterdam and in 2006 we went to London for an Theo Jansen exhibition at Trafalgar Square. Andreas, cameraman, and Stefan, sound engineer, came with me.
Andreas Gockel, DOP, educated at Berliner Fachschule für Optik und Fototechnik ,afterwards assistent e.g.. for DOP Rudolf Blahacek bvk and Volker Tittel bvk. since 1998 second cameramann and operator for television (’Wolffs Revier’, ’Edel & Starck’, ’Berlin, Berlin’), as DOP he made e.g. several parts of ’Löwenzahn’. He also works for cinema fictional movies (’Rekonvaleszenz’) and documentary films ’Behind The Open Door’ (’Best Film’ Asia-Pacific-Festival 2003)
Stefan Gilsing, sound engineer. He has worked as an editor for many years and has done several movies, documentaries and reports for cinema and television. He works as a teacher at a film school and is a sound expert.