Alliances are forged when two opposing forces struggle to establish dominance in a desolate city. As humanity's relationship with the environment is tested, wildlife traffickers clash with eco-warriors and pseudo-scientists at the crossroads of Europe.
A humble ornithologist, battling his own demons, attempts to piece together clues to discover the reason for an ever-increasing number of mysterious deaths, as paranoia grips the city of Berlin when the government sanctions a shady organisation to collect the bodies of victims.
A fearless band of Eco-warriors determined to let nature take its course, take up arms and plot the downfall of an unorthodox band of misfits longing for human kind's next evolutionary step. Meanwhile, a local gangland boss with his eyes on a bigger prize, entices a former white collar felon, who is torn between his affection for a headstrong Eco-warrior and the chance to cash in.
▸ Genre: Mystery / Thriller / Drama.
▸ Format: Feature-length film in English.
▸ Duration: 120 minutes.
▸ Filming Locations: Berlin, Rügen, Rüdersdorf, Brieselang and Köpenick (Germany).
▸ Target Audience: Viewers aged 18-50.
▸ Visual Style: Cinematic, dark realism.
▸ Sound Design: Original sound score.
▸ Status: Post Production.
▸ Noteworthy: The film was shot entirely during the 2-year COVID lockdown.
Li Wallis, Creator & Director
John Dooley, Co-Writer & Producer
The driving themes are what we love - interwoven agendas from different factions within an ever changing story. A location-heavy agenda and a low-light aesthetic meant a need for a lighting design that mixed portability with clever coverage.
We take a look at how Director Li Wallis and her crew were able to shoot the film despite the hurdles caused by the pandemic, the Wooden Camera gear that helped them complete it, and their experiences while working on set.