Unified Filmmakers Panel


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The Unified Filmmakers Panel is concluded!

We are very greatful for all the participants of our Unified Filmmakers Panel and thankful for the healthy discussions about the future of film and the topic of climate change.

Make sure to watch the video, in case you missed our Panel on July the 1st and stay tuned for further Updates on our Homepage.

Special thanks to our host Aline von Drateln!


  • Introduction 0:00
  • Hannes Jaenicke 5:09
  • Katharina Bergfeld 12:07
  • “Everything Will Change Trailer” 13:58
  • About the movie “Everything Will Change” 15:54
  • Johanna Jaurich 25:40
  • “The Story of a New World” Trailer 30:47
  • About the movie “The Story of a New World” 33:31
  • Janine O’Keeffe 37:24
  • Closing words 53:45

Panel Host

Aline von Drateln

The well-known TV host and journalist Aline Drateln joins us again this yearfor the unified filmmakers panel. She will interview our panel guests that you can find below and, of course, keep you entertained throughout the panel with her wonderful and contagious charisma. 

Find out more about Aline here.

Panel Guests

Hannes Jaenicke

Hannes Jaenicke is one of the most well-known German actors and cinematographers. Apart from acting and producing documentary movies, Hannes also is an environmental activist who focuses on animal protection and general environmental protection. In 2021 Rheydt awarded the cinematographer with the Golden Flower environmental protection prize.  

Find out more about Hannes Jaenicke here

Janine O'Keeffe

The co-founder of Fridays for Future, Janine O’Keeffe will talk about the importance of film in the climate protection movement and discuss the lates climate challeges that Firdays for Future faces. Thanks to Janine O’Keeffe, activists cannot only track the activity of Fridays For Future but also find climate change related movies, which are linked to the unified filmmakers website.  

Katharina Bergfeld

Katharina Bergfeld is documentary film producer at Flare Film since 2015.


The latest documentary film produced by Katharina Bergfeld „Everything will change“, which is a mix between a documentary and fiction, premierson the 14th of July 2022. The science fiction documentary tells a story about three friends, who go on a roadtrip and ask themselves how could it have happened, that there’s almost no habitable areas for wild animals and humans left on our planet. They find the answers in humanitie’s failures of the past. Especially in the twenties of the 21st century, when a massive wave of extinction of different speicies approached it’s highest point. It’s a dystopian road trip movie, which, despite everything, instills hope at the end.

Watch the Trailer of Katharina Bergfeld's documentary film Trailer below:


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Johanna Jaurich

Johanna Jaurich is a director, producer and author for environmentally friendly documentary movies for TV and Cinema. Her documentary movie “Meine Zukunft ohne Kohle” reached 500.000 viewers on ARD and received the Europeean Solar Prize. Currently she’s working on a movie project “The story of a new world” which should inspire people world wide towards more environmentally friendly actions in their daily lives.

Watch the Trailer for Johanna Jaurich's latest project below:


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We can't wait to see you again!

Thank you for being a part of the Unified Filmmakers Panel, we hope to see  again you soon!

UFM Team