DVD Location Berlin-Brandenburg
Michael Ballhaus, one of the worlds most famous camera operators, draws worldwide attention to Berlin-Brandenburg as a film backdrop. The "Location Berlin-Brandenburg" DVD protagonist gives global exposure to "his city" as a shooting location for non-German productions. The DVD was shot in autumn 2002 and shows Alexanderplatz, the Sony Center, Heiligensee, the Cargolifter airship, Das Neue Palais, Sanssouci and Babelsberg film studios. Besides Ballhaus' presentation of the shooting locations, the DVD provides information on studios, service providers, financing sources and the history of Germany's film capital. German Film and Television Academy (dffb) students produced the DVD with the guidance and financial support of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH.