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Phosphorama (2019-ongoing)
Longterm reporting project about the vital role and associated problems of phosphorus
Author and project lead
In cooperation with Riffreporter
Funded by Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU)
Hoppenhaus & Grunze Medien GbR

Die Unkenpost (2018-ongoing)
Hyperlocal participatory science magazine
Project lead
Funded by Robert Bosch Foundation

Phosphorus: The ‘miracle mineral’ the world needs (2019)
360° video reportage about sustainable phosphorus governance in Malawi
Author and director
Funded by the European Journalism Center’s Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme
In cooperation with ZeitOnline and BBC Future
Hoppenhaus & Grunze Medien GbR

Journalistenpreis Grüne Reportage 2018
for “Böses Erwachen” (Die Zeit)

Journalist in Residence at Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) 2018

Peter Hans Hofschneider Preis für Wissenschafts- und Medizinjournalismus 2017/18

Der lange Atem / A long and winding road (2017)
Short film about cancer research for the 25th anniversary of Max-Delbrück Center in Berlin-Buch
Author and director
Hoppenhaus & Grunze Medien GbR

Böses Erwachen (2017)
The return of wheat stem rust to Europe and the need to close some of the knowledge gaps about one of the oldest and most devastating wheat diseases on the planet
Author, Die Zeit

Vergessene Patienten (2017)
Four Tap Essays about medical integration of refugees and migrants, #MadeForMobile
Co-Author with Kai Kupferschmidt
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Funded by “Kartographen – Stipendium für JournalistInnen”, Verein Fleiß und Mut e.V.

Erntetod (Ug99 – Rust never sleeps) (2016)
Documentary web series about the return of wheat stem rust as a threat to global wheat production
Author and director
Funded by the European Journalism Center’s Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme
In collaboration with Süddeutsche Zeitung and arte future
Hoppenhaus & Grunze Medien GbR

WebVideoWissenschaft (2016)
E-book about the current role(s) of online video in science journalism and communication
Co-Editor with Thilo Körkel
Spektrum der Wissenschaft / SciViews

BESSY II – What can I do for you? (2015)
Stop motion animation; Author
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)
Hoppenhaus & Grunze Medien GbR

26 Tesla – Constructing the world’s strongest magnet for neutron research (2015)
Author and director
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)
Hoppenhaus & Grunze Medien GbR

Die Wurzel des Übels (2014)
Dispatches from the root canal
Author, Die Zeit

Sunspotting (2014)
A webdoc-prototype from DOK Hackathon Berlin
Concept and text
with arte future

#HZBzlog – A logbook of everyday science (2014 – 2018)
An online platform documenting the construction and implementation of several large scale scientific instruments; focusing on the process of science; covering physics, material science and engineering
Idea, editorial concept, realization
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)
Hoppenhaus & Grunze Medien GbR
Deutscher Preis für Onlinekommunikation 2014

Die Kautschuk-Apokalypse (2013)
About a potential threat for global rubber production
Author, Die Zeit, spektrum.de

The Art of Squeezing Electrons (2013)
Author and director
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)
Hoppenhaus & Grunze Medien GbR

I, EVA – 12 Weeks in the Making of Science (2013)
‘Embedded’ science reporter at Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig

Significant Details (2013)
Conversations with women in science
Author and director
Leuphana University Lüneburg
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
and the Robert Bosch Foundation
In cooperation with Spektrum.de

Die Neutronenforscher – Three Films about Neutron Research (2012)
Author and director
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)
Hoppenhaus & Grunze Medien GbR

BeeWithMe (2012)
An app-based game about bees and mites and pesticides
Producer: zero one film

More than Honey (2012)
Development and co-author
Feature-length documentary for theatrical and television release
Producers: zero one film, Ormenis Film, Thelma Film, Allegro Film
Bayerischer Filmpreis 2013
Deutscher Filmpreis 2013

Science Online: Revolutionen auf der Unkonferenz – Mehr Bürgerbeteiligung, Forschungsvermittlung in Echtzeit und Ergebniskontrolle online: Die Wissenschaft und ihre Vermittlung erfährt eine digitale Revolution (03/2012)
Author, Spektrum.de

Die Biene und das Biest (10/2011)
About the global expansion of the Varroa mite
Author, Die Zeit

Moving Image Lab (2011-2013)
Research Associate
Innovations-Inkubator, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

Trying to let go (2010)
A short science-fiction story
Published within the Futures series of the science journal Nature

MoreThanHoney-Blog (2010)
Blog about film-project and related science

24h Berlin – A Day in the Life (2009)
Co-Director (one unit)
Documentary Program, 24 hours
Producers: zero one film, rbb, arte
Project awarded Bayerischer Fernsehpreis 2010
German Television Award 2010

Traces of the Past (2008)
Development and director
Documentary series, 8x43min
Producers: zero one film, mfp, arte
More here and here

Das Gestüt (Raising Horses) (2006)
Development and director
Documentary series, 15x26min
Producers: zero film, arte
Awarded Best Reportage at Festival Epona, France

Online available here (in German)

Adventure 1900 – Life in a Manor House (2004)
Development and assistant director
Documentary series, 16x25min
Co-producers: zero film, ARD

The Twist of Fate (2003)
Development and director
Three short films about DNA on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its decoding, 3x3min
Producer:  SWR Television
Supported by the Robert-Bosch-Foundation
Awarded Honorable Mention at Heureka Prize for Science Journalism 2004

Laufwerke – Walking Science (2003)
Development and director
Interactive DVD-ROM about the interdisciplinary research program ‘Autonomous Walking’; approx. 180min
Producer: Filmacademy Baden-Württemberg
Supported by German Research Foundation (DFG)
Published by Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (2005)
On Display in the Museum for Medical History at the Charité, Berlin (2006-07)

Black Forest House 1902 (2002)
Development and research
Documentary series, 4x45min
Co-producers: SWR, zero südwest
Project awarded Grimme Prize 2003

Economic Shorts: Growth (2002)
Development and director
Short film, 4min
Producer: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Awarded German Economic Film Prize 2002

The Discovery of Interim (2000)
Director and producer
Documentary about the perception of landscape in abandoned mining areas
Supported by the Cultural Filmfund Saxony-Anhalt

Science-magazines Nano (3sat), Odysso (SWR), W wie Wissen (ARD) et al. (since 2000)
Science pieces on various subjects, 3-7min