Filmography / Impressum

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Impressum:

Riverside Film Jörg Daniel Hissen
Sitz: Hamburg

Jörg Daniel Hissen
Arnoldstrasse 20 B
22765 Hamburg
Umsatzidentnr: DE185863007

Telefon +49.40.20911710
info@riversidefilm.com

Jörg Daniel Hissen

since 1988 working as author/director/producer of documentaries, tv documentaries and corporate films

Languages: German, English, French,Spanish

FILMOGRAPHY

27.12.1964     Born in Heidelberg / Germany

 

1982               High School in Portland, Oregon USA

 

1984               German Abitur (High School Diploma)  in Heidelberg, Germany

 

1984               Spanish classes at Lago Atitlan, Guatemala

 

1984-85          Classes in French at University Sorbonne in Paris

 

1985               Photography  assistent in Copenhagen, Danmark

 

1986-92          University of  Hamburg, Germany, studies in political science

 

1990-96          Hochschule für bildende Künste (University of Fine Arts) Hamburg,

  Studies in Documentary Film (Abschluss mit Auszeichnung)

 

 

Films:

1988-89          Ganga Ma („Mother Ganges“)

Documentary Film on the holy river Ganges in India

(50 Min./16mm Colour)

Filmwoche Mannheim 1989

Director/Camera

 

1990/91          Uptown – Downtown New York

Documentary on New  York (52Min/Beta SP)

TV station Premiere Germany

Co-director

 

1991               Christo & Jeanne-Claude

The Umbrellas – Joint Project for Japan and USA

TV-Reportage BBC (15Min./16mm/Beta SP)

Co-Director/Camera

 

 

1994               The River Mekong

Documentary ARD (4x45Min./16mm/Beta SP)

Co-Kamera

 

1994      Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Over the River

Project for the Arkansas River, Colorado USA Film in Progress

Co-Director/Camer

 

 

 

1995               Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Der Reichstag in Schale

Wrapped Reichstag 1971-95

Documentary on the Wrapped Reichstag ARD

(38Min./Beta SP)

Co-Director/Camera

 

1995               Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Le Reichstag Empaqueté

Wrapped Reichstag 1971-95

Documentary, Canal Plus

(52Min./Digi Beta)

Co-Director/Camera

 

1992-96          Christo & Jeanne-Claude

DEM DEUTSCHEN VOLKE

Film on the Wrapped Reichstag 1971-95

(98Min./35mm, Farbe)

Documentary ARTE TV / ZDF

Co-Director/Camera

Premiere: 30.8.96 Waldbühne Berlin

Released in German Cinema, shown at many festivals

 

1998-99          Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Wrapped Trees

Documentary on the project Wrapped Trees in Switzerland

(26 Min./DV-Cam/BetaSP)

ORF Austria

Co-Director/Camera

 

1999-2000      Utopia Now!

The Millennium Clock & Library und New Utopia“

Documentary

(45 Min./DV-Cam); ARTE

Director/Camera/Producer

 

2000               Kaviar vom Kaspi-See (Caviar from Iran)

Documentary on Caviar in Iran

(52 Min./Digi Beta), ARTE/NDR

Director/Producer

 

2001               Die Baustelle des Herrn

A former monch builds near Madrid since 40 years his on cathedral

360° – Geo TV Reportage

(26 Min, DigiBeta), ARTE

Director/Producer

 

2001               Der mit den Büffeln Campt

Film on the Buffalo field Campaign in Yellowstone Park –

360° – Geo TV Reportage, (26 Min, DigiBeta), ARTE

Director/Producer

2001               Wer Liebe lebt – Der lange Weg zum Grand Prix

German singer Michelle on her way to the Eurovision Song Contest

TV Feature, ARD (43 Min, DigiBeta), ARD

Director/Producer

 

2002               Von Tallinn nach Muhu – Eine Reise durch Estland

A journey through Estonia

NDR, (43.30 Min, SP)

Director/Producer

 

2002               Nashörner unterm Hammer

Film on a doctor in a wildlife park in South Africa

360° – Geo TV Reportage, (38,30 Min, DigiBeta), ARTE

Director/Producer

 

 2003              Beuteltiere an der Börse

Film on John Wamsley, the excentric Australian environmentalist, trying to save the Australian wildlife

360° – Geo TV Reportage, (26 Min, DigiBeta), ARTE

Director/Producer

 

 

2003               Digital Dark Age

Science Documentary on the challenges of  our society changing from

Analog to Digital. Storing information is easy keeping it for a long time

is a big problem in the digital world.

NDR/arte, 52 Min.

International version  (Englisch, 52 Min. German United Distributors)

Director/Producer

 

2003               Stolz und Stahlbeton – Der Wolkenkratzer von Taipei

Documentary on the highest skyscraper in the world in Taiwan

ARTE Dokumentation, Arte RBB – Berlin

43´30 Min, DigiBeta.    Director/Producer

 

2004               Ein Traum von Schokolade

Documentary on fine chocolate. The film travells from Italy to Venezuela

360° – Geo TV Reportage, (52 Min, DigiBeta), ARTE / WDR

Director/Producer

 

2004               Die versunkenen Flugzeuge

Film on a german airplane archeologist searching for old planes in Norway and Poland.

360° – Geo TV Reportage, (52 Min, DigiBeta), ARTE / WDR

Director/Producer

2004-05          Christo & Jeanne-Claude

On the way to Over the River

Documentary on Christo and Jeanne-Claude and their new project

„Over the River“ in Colorado / USA

(30 Min./BetaSP) World Film Festival Montreal 2005, Portugese TV

Co-Director/Camera

 

2005       The Border Inn

Documentary on a motel sitting on the border between Nevada and Utah

and the cowboy life in the area

WDR, (43.30 Min, Digi Beta)

Director/Producer

 

2005       Bhutan – Land der Heilpflanzen

Documentary on traditional medicine in Bhutan

ARTE Entdeckung, Arte RBB – Berlin

43´30 Min, DigiBeta

Director/Producer

 

2006                Wild Mustangs – Wild Men

Documentary on the Wildhorse Program in the

Honor Farm Prison in Wyoming, USA

360° – Geo TV Reportage, (52 Min, HDCam), ARTE / WDR

Director/Author

 

2006               Land of the Cajuns

Arkadien in den Sümpfen – Die Cajuns von Louisiana

ARTE Entdeckung, ZDF ARTE

43´30 Min, DigiBeta

Director/Author

2006               Participant of the Discovery Campus Masterschool

2007               Elves from the Amazonas

Peru`s butterflies

ARTE Entdeckung, ZDF ARTE

43´30 Min, DigiBeta

Director/Author

2007               An Arc for Frogs

The Amphibian Crisis in Panama

ARTE Entdeckung, ZDF ARTE

43´30 Min, DigiBeta

Director/Author/Producer

2007               Secrets of History (Geheimnis Geschichte)

The Nazis and the Mothers – What did Hitler really want?

ARD , 30 Min.

Author/Director

2008               Secrets of History (Geheimnis Geschichte)

The 30. January 1933 – Hitler`s  takeover

ARD  , 30 Min.

Author / Director

2008               The Mushroom Hunters in the USA

The Matsutake Mushroom is the most expensive mushroom

in the world. In the US it is collected by Asians

ARTE Entdeckung, ZDF ARTE

43´30 Min, DigiBeta

Director / Author / Producer

2009               From Santiago de Chile  to  Sao Paulo

Film on the longest bus ride in Latin America

ARTE Entdeckung, ZDF ARTE

43´30 Min, DigiBeta

Director / Author

2009               Lost in Transition

Concepts of a city of tomorrow

A film on the German photographer Peter Bialobrezki

ARTE NDR/ ARTE

52 Min, HD

Director/Author

 

2008-2010     „Mount St. Helens – Life from Zero “

Natural history /science documentary on the return of nature after the

volcanic eruption of Mount St. Helens in the Northwest of the USA

  1. May 2010 is the 30th birthday of the deadly eruption of Mount St. Helens                  in 1980

ORF universum/arte/WGBH Nova USA/Fremantle

52 Min, HD

Developed at Discovery Campus Masterschool 2006

Director/Author

  • Best Film“ Award GREENSCREEN FESTIVAL, Germany 2010
  • GOLD CAMERA AWARD, U.S. INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL California2010
  • Audience Jury Award SONDRIO FESTIVAL 2010, ITALY
  • Best Film Biomedical Category UNICAJA SCIENTIFIC FILM FESTIVAL RONDA 2010, Spain
  • CINE Golden Eagle Competition, Washington DC., USA
 Golden Eagle 2010

 –     Prix Scientifique 2011, Festival International du Film Animalier,          Albert, France

  Intern. Film Festival St. Petersburg,  Grand Prix 2011

                        Finalist 8th Matsalu International Nature Film, Estland 2010

                       Finalist Namur Nature Festival, Belgium 2010

                       Finalist Telenatura 2010 Pamplona Spain

                       Finalist Intern. Filmfestival Graz, Austria 2010

Finalist NATUR VISION Germany 2010

                       Finalist  PARISCIENCE France 2010

                       Finalist THE SCIENCE FILM FESTIVAL, THAILAND  2010

2010-2011      The Story of the Panama Hat

Documentary on the Panama Hat Business in Ecuador

360° – Geo TV Reportage, (52 Min, HDCam), ARTE

Director/Author

 

2011               Mysterious Marinas: La Rochelle, France

Documentary about the french harbour city  La Rochelle

ARTE Entdeckung, ZDF ARTE

43´30 Min, HD

Author/Director

 

2011               Separated in Love

Reportage on three commuter families

43 Min. HD,  NDR

Author/Co-Director

2011-2012 Are we soon to many?

Documentary on family planning worldwide

52 Min, HDCam, ARTE / WDR

Author/Director

2012-2013 America`s West Coast

Five part mini-series on the myth, the overwhelming nature, the creativity, free thinking and the enormous technological output of the   West Coast of the USA

5×45 Min, HD, arte/zdf

Author/Director/Producer

2013               Wanderlust! The Cornwall Coast Path

ARTE Entdeckung, SWR ARTE

43´30 Min, HD

Author/Director

2013-2014      Sharing Economy 

Theme Night on the Sharing Economy based on the idea of Jörg Daniel Hissen

WDR ARTE

2x 52 Min, HD

Author/Director

2014               Wanderlust! The Dingle and Kerry Way in Ireland

ARTE Entdeckung, SWR ARTE

43´30 Min, HD

Author/Director

 

2015               Dreams of the Settlers: An American Journey

  1. Through Louisiana along the Mississippi
  2. Through Utah`s Canyons to Salt Lake City

2x 45 Min., HD, WDR/ arte

Author/Director

2015-2016      The Emerging Migration

Documentary on the recent history of immigration to European Cities

90 Min., HD, ZDF/ arte

Author/Director

 

 

 

Jörg Daniel Hissen

27.12.1964     In Heidelberg / Deutschland  geboren

1984               Abitur in Heidelberg

1984-85          Universität Sorbonne / Paris

1986-92          Studium Politische Wissenschaft in Hamburg

1990-96          Studium für Visuelle Kommunikation,

Schwerpunkt Dokumentarfilm, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg

Abschluss mit Auszeichnung

seit 1988 als Autor /Regisseur von Dokumentarfilmen, TV Beiträgen und Dokumentationen tätig

Sprachen:  Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch, Spanisch

 

TV Dokumentationen als Autor / Regisseur seit 2006

2006             Von Männern und Mustangs Die Gefängnispferde von Wyoming

360° – Geo TV Reportage, 52 Min, ARTE / WDR

2006            Arkadien in den Sümpfen – Die Cajuns von Louisiana

ZDF ARTE, 43´30 Min

2007            Die Elfen des Amazonas      Peru`s Schmetterlinge

ZDF ARTE, 43´30 Min

2007           Eine Arche für Frösche     Film über das Amphibiensterben in Panama

ZDF ARTE, 43´30 Min

2008           Der Traum vom grossen Geld    Die Pilzjäger der USA

Film über den Matsutake, den teuersten Speisepilz der Welt

ZDF ARTE, 43´30 Min

2009           Von den Anden zum Atlantik     Die längste Busreise Südamerikas

ZDF ARTE, 43´30 Min

2008-2010 Mount St. Helens – Der Vulkan lebt

Nature und Science Film über die Wiederkehr der Natur am

Mount St. Helens in den USA nach dessen Vulkanausbruch 1980

ORF universum / ZDF/ARTE /  WGBH Nova USA / Fremantle, 52 Min

2010  Auszeichnung Mount St. Helens „BESTER FILM“ GREENSCREEN FESTIVAL 

2009-10     Die Suche nach der Stadt  von morgen

Der Fotograf Peter Bialobrzeski

NDR/arte, 52 Min

2011          Stilikone Panama Hut

Das Panama Hut Business in Ecuador

360° – Geo TV Reportage, 52 Min, ARTE / WDR

2011         Geheimnisvolle Hafenwelten – La Rochelle

ZDF ARTE, 43´30 Min

 2011        Das Leben !  Pendlerliebe

Über drei Pendlerfamilien

43 Min.,  NDR

2011        Sind wir bald zu viele?

Über Familienplanung weltweit

52 Min, ARTE / WDR

2012-2013 Amerikas Westküste

5 teilige Reihe über die Westküste der USA

5 x 45 Min., HD  /  ZDF ARTE

2013        Wanderlust !  Der Küstenpfad von Cornwall

45 Min., HD  / SWR ARTE

2013-2014 Sharing Economy – Teilen und Tauschen – mehr als nur ein Trend?

Sharing Economy – Fluch oder Segen?

arte Themenabend

WDR arte  /  2×52 Min., HD

2014       Wanderlust !  Der Dingle und Kerry Way in Irland

45 Min., HD / SWR ARTE

2015       Traumrouten der USA   Durch Louisiana entlang des Mississippi

45 Min., HD  / WDR/ ARTE

2015      Traumrouten der USA   Durch Utahs Canyons nach Salt Lake City

45 Min., HD    / WDR/ ARTE

2015-2016  Die neue Völkerwanderung !

Dokumentarfilm über Immigration in europäische Grossstädte

Trotz aller Herausforderungen: Die Zuwanderung in die

Großstädte Europas ist voll von Erfolgsgeschichten,

90 Min., HD  /  ZDF/ ARTE, 14.2.2017 um 20.15 Uhr auf arte

2017     in Arbeit:  Geheimnisse Asiens  Der Südwesten Chinas