Category:  Film Music

Since its first broadcast in 2006, HR Hessischer Rundfunk has produced an extremely successful series of stories from the two zoos in Hesse, Frankfurt Zoo and Kronberg Opel Zoo. Countless animals, their vets and keepers are accompanied in their daily work in an informative and authentic way. The viewers gain an insight into the everyday life of the zoo and the professional world of all zoo employees. - From 2006-2018, ARD and all third channels broadcast 8 seasons with about 40 episodes each, - with an average of 2 million viewers each - a success story! - Olaf Pessler was the narrator from the beginning and the music was provided by the team Enjott Schneider & Marco Hertenstein. The music was composed especially for these zoo shows and dramaturgically tailored to the animals and living situations there.

Duration: 40 episodes, each 45 minutes

Instrumentation: The roots of the music were an orchestra session on the 29.7.2006 (Munich philharmonic film orchestra, conducted by Enjott Schneider), a multi instrumental session with Pepe Solera (August 2006) and a sampling production

Grundlagen der Musik sind eine Orchestersession am 29.7.2006 (Philharmonisches Filmorchester München, Ltg.: Enjott Schneider), eine multi-instrumentale Session mit Pepe Solera (August 2006) und Samplingproduktionen

Additional remarks: A set with 2 DVDs: GIRAFFES, MEERKATS & CO - the nicest episodes part 1 2006 by HR Media ISBN 13: 978-3-89844-179-7
marketed by Lighthouse Home Entertainment. 280 minutes with the 'making of'

Movie:  2007

Movie directed by: Redaktion Maintower des Hessischen Rundfunks Frankfurt

Movie produced by: HR

Distributor of movie: ARD

Performers in movie: Composed and produced together with Marco Hertenstein
Broadcast on ARD daily from the 23.10.2006 at 16:10