We produce highquality wildlife-, natural history and science films.


Dr. Thassilo Franke von Catkin Media

Dr. Thassilo Franke

writer, researcher

received a PhD in biology and in 2005 he completed a postgraduate diploma in natural history film making and communication. His graduation film won the prestigious BBC Newcomer Award. Afterwards Thassilo worked as a researcher for NHNZ and Off the Fence. From 2008 until 2014 he was employed as a script writer, scientific consultant and researcher by Nautilusfilm.


Dipl. Des. Stephan Krasser von Catkin Media

Dipl. Des. Stephan Krasser

director, cameraman

initially studied biology in Graz, but changed to photography at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund, which he successfully completed in 2007. In the following years he worked as a freelance photographer and picture editor. From 2011 until 2015 Stephan worked as a cameraman at Nautilusfilm.


Dipl. Biol. Johannes Berger von Catkin Media

Dipl. Biol. Johannes Berger

director, cameraman

studied biology at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. In scope of his diploma thesis, Johannes investigated the reptile fauna of the Comoro Islands and Madagascar. After his time at the university, he started his career at the renown wildlife film production company Nautilusfilm, where he worked as cameraman for several years. 2015 Johannes, together with Thassilo and Stephan, founded Catkin Media.