Biomimicry – Inspired by Nature – episode 4

Fabrics of Future

The fourth and final episode of the series “Inspried by Nature” shows, by means of numerous examples, how we can get a grip on the problems of our industrial society by consulting the principles of nature.

The episodes in detail:

Episode 1: The Art of Movement
Episode 2: Building with Efficiency
Episode 3: Orientation in the Chaos
Episode 4: Fabrics of Future

News

  • 10/2012 - "Biomimicry – Inspired by nature" on Asia tour

    Our 4-part series “Biomimicry – Inspired by nature” is travelling within the Science Film Festival through Asia. With more than [...]

    Our 4-part series "Biomimicry – Inspired by nature" is travelling within the Science Film Festival through Asia. With more than 139.000 visitors in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, the festival is one of the greatest events of its kind worldwide. The festival celebrates the union of art and science through the medium of film and television and takes place from 15th of October to 10th of December in eight ASEAN-countries.

    Science Film Festival 2012


  • 10/2011 - "Inspired by Nature" wins Life Science Award

    It is with great pleasure that we announce that our TV-series “Inspired by Nature” by André Rehse won the Life [...]

    It is with great pleasure that we announce that our TV-series "Inspired by Nature" by André Rehse won the Life Science Award 2011. The documentary series convinced the jury in the category "Engineering" through its "discoveries of new ways to learn from nature". The awards took place on the 21st of October 2011 in Prague, Czech Republic, as part of the Life Science Film Festival.

    Life Science Film Festival


  • 03/2012 - "Inspired By Nature" amongst 35th Wildlife Film Festival's finalists

    “Inspired By Nature” is among the finalists of the 35th Anniversary International Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula, Montana. Wish us [...]

    "Inspired By Nature" is among the finalists of the 35th Anniversary International Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula, Montana. Wish us luck for the rest of the way! The festival itself will take place from 5th to 12th of May 2012.

    Wildlife Film Festival


Projekte


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    Biomimicry - Inspired by Nature – episode 3

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    Biomimicry - Inspired by Nature – episode 1

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    Biomimicry - Inspired by Nature (4 parts)

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    Biomimicry - Inspired by Nature – episode 2


Biomimicry – Inspired by Nature – episode 4

“I believe that our economy, our species can be welcomed on the planet if we learn how to do what other organisms have done, which is to stand in the middle of that material flow and that energy flow in a way that doesn’t leave behind huge amounts of waste.” (Janine Benyus)

How does nature go without cleaning supplies? How do insects and geckos stick to the ceiling without any adhesives? And how do natural colors turn out shiny, without solvent-based paint? Nature does not require chemical industry. Material scientists study the ‘inventions’ of nature and today they are able to understand the way textiles work more and more. Through this close look at nature we discover naturally sustainable perspectives for the future.

The fourth and final episode of the series “Inspried by Nature” shows, by means of numerous examples, how we can get a grip on the problems of our industrial society by consulting the principles of nature.

Director: André Rehse
Script: André Rehse, Jan Tenhaven
Director of Photography: Fabian Welther
Editing: Oliver Szyza
Sound: Sebastian Richter, Martin Kleinmichel
Music: Nils Kacirek, Sipho Khumalo
Sound engineering: Jörg Höhne
Graphics: Michael Hübinger
Consultant: Prof. Dr. Antonia Kesel
Line Producer: Kathrin Isberner
Producer: Anahita Nazemi
Production Assistant: Sarah Maret
Executive producer : Christian Beetz
Co-producer: Ton Okkerse
Commissioning editors: Christine Peters (BR/ARTE)

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    Premiere in the Embassy of France - Berlin
    25 February 2011 at 6:30 pm

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    26 March 2011 at 10:00 am

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    06 August 2012 at 12:45 am

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    Science Film Festival - Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand & Vietnam
    15 October 2012 – 10 December 2012

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    03 May 2014 at 9:00 pm

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