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Above & Below Galápagos National Park

This film from the young film makers crew 'Behind the Mask' tells about Florian's 14 days dive expedition to the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. In this travel and wild life documentary Florian takes the audience to the different spots of his trip and shows the beauty and the biodiversity of the ecosystem - 'Above & Below Galápagos National Park'.

  • Behind the Mask
  • Florian Fischer
  • Behind the Mask
  • Florian Fischer
  • Behind the Mask
  • Florian Fischer
  • Florian Fischer
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    34 minutes 18 seconds
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    February 23, 2015
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  • San Francisco Film Awards March 2015
    San Francisco, California
    Award of Excellence in Category 'Nature'
  • Finisterra Arrábida Film Art & Tourism Festival
    Sesimbra, Portugal
    May 9, 2015
    1st place Diving, 1st Place Nature and Wildlife, 1st Place Best Documentary, Best Soundtrack
  • The Wanderlust Film Festival
    West Chester, United States
    June 13, 2015
  • Berlin Short Film Festival
    Berlin, Germany
    July 5, 2015
    Best Short Documentary
  • Voices from the Waters International Traveling Film Festival 2015
  • Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival 2015
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    October 18, 2015
  • London Film Awards 2015
    London, England
    Winner Grand Jury Price
  • Scuba Show 2015
    Long Beach, USA
    June 6, 2015
  • ITSA Back to Nature Film Fest
    Sonora, California
    March 12, 2016
  • Texas Ultimate Shorts Film Festival February 2016

    Best International Documentary Short
Director Biography - Behind the Mask, Florian Fischer

'Behind the Mask' was founded in March 2014. Members of the young German based film makers crew are:
Florian Fischer
Michael Kugler
Christian Back
Florian Niethammer

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Director Statement

'Behind the Mask' is a project about passion for nature. We love to dive, fly and shoot. Along the way we observe, listen and document. The results are published as films, pictures and reports.
As soon as we are on a trip we feel like little kids playing outside, discovering something new under each stone. With new media at hand and a long builded up expertise in creating appealing media, 'Behind the Mask' we find a healthy balance in our lives.
We always tell our honest thoughts in whatever we publish.
We want to be part of the global network of creative nature enthusiasts trying to push our own limitations a bit further every time.
We intent to be polite, entertaining and transparent in our actions.
We believe that by telling our stories we can shine a light on the beauty of nature.

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