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Welcome to expressive.tv - your documentary people

Based in Germany and Scotland, expressive.tv is a small independent production company, making television documentaries and providing services to other documentary producers.

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Ben Kempas


Camera crews and Avid suite

We provide experienced SD and HD documentary crews as well as editing solutions to other production companies and broadcasters from around the world.

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The D-Word ForumBen Kempas is one of the hosts of this worldwide community of documentary professionals.

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Toronto, 30 festivals, and a few awards

Following its world premiere at the Munich Dok.Fest and its North American Premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival, UPSTREAM BATTLE played at 30 festivals in Canada, the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Ireland, Kosovo, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Most recently, this documentary was awarded the Grand Jury Prize in the Environmental Film category at the Santa Cruz Film Festival.

At the Dokufest in Prizren, filmmaker Ben Kempas and consulting producer Magdalena Hutter received the OSCE-sponsored Human Rights Award.

The documentary, produced by Joachim Schroeder for Preview Production, also won Best Environmental Film at a Czech festival and reached a second place in Anchorage, Alaska.

In addition, UPSTREAM BATTLE was one of four films nominated for the Al Gore Reel Current Award. The former Vice President himself watched these four documentaries.

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At expressive.tv, we always love to hear from you. Just drop us a line - no matter if you are interested in a film, want to book our crew, or would just like to meet for a pint of Guinness.


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