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Products related to the steelecht game “Fox & Hedgehog Fairy Tale Detectives”

Fox & Hedgehog CD

Since 2003, Igel-Records offers two of the radio plays on CD and cassette from the BR production series with Burchard Dabinnus as Fox and Michael Habeck as Hedgehog. Order the CD or cassette here (in German):

Der geheimnisvolle Graf von Carabas

Sir Gawain as a book

In 2002, Tim Fernée, the designer of the steelecht Fox & Hedgehog Flash game, won the BAFTA in Best Animation for his half-hour feature based on the classic English poem “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”. Order the book here:

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Fairy tale book

All of the Fox & Hedgehog adventures are strictly based on the original Grimm versions of the fairy tales. The detectives are always behind the scenes and never change the actual course of the story. Get to know the original fairy tales that inspired these radio plays here:

The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales (Knickerbocker Classics)


Products related to the steelecht movie “Upsidedown” (World premiere at the Berlinale 2013)

Kopfüber

The DVD is available here:

Kopfüber

Blindgänger

Director Bernd Sahling’s first feature film for cinema "Blindflyers" (German “Blindgänger”), won top prizes at numerous children’s film festivals around the world, incl. Zlin, Chicago, as well as the German Film Prize in Gold. Order the movie on DVD here (in German):

Die Blindgänger

Kopfüber.Kopfunter

The book is based on the screenplay for “Upsidedown”, which was in development at steelecht. You can order the book (in German) here:

Kopfüber. Kopfunter

Denk nicht wir bleiben hier    

"Upsidedown" co-author Anja Tuckermann won the German Youth Literature Prize 2006 for “Denk nicht wir bleiben hier” (English: “Don’t think we’re staying here”), a true story about a Sinti man who lived during the German Nazi regime and survived both Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. You can order the book (in German) here:

Denk nicht, wir bleiben hier!: Die Lebensgeschichte des Sinto Hugo Höllenreiner


Products related to the steelecht movie “Camilo” (world premiere 2007 at the International Latino Film Festival, California)

Book from Camilo

Camilo wrote a book about his experiences in the Iraq war and his process of becoming a conscientious objector. The book is entitled “Road from ar Ramadi – The Private Rebellion of Staff Sergeant Camilo Mejía” and was published by The New Press in 2007. You can order it here:    

Road from AR Ramadi: The Private Rebellion of Staff Sergeant Mejia

Book on Peter Lilienthal

Jewish-German director Peter Lilienthal has been winning awards with his politically critical films for over 30 years. Read all about his career and filmography in the book “Peter Lilienthal: Befragung eines Nomaden”. order the book here (in German):

Befragung eines Nomaden

David (german)

Director Peter Lilienthal’s film “David” won the Golden Bear at the Berlinale in 1979. It tells the story of a young Jewish boy who survives the Holocaust in Germany. Order the DVD here (in German):

David / Edition Deutscher Film

 

 

Der Aufstand (german)

Peter Lilienthal also has a unique relationship with Camilo’s home country. In 1979, he shot the widely acclaimed feature film “La Insurrección” (The Uprising) with cameraman Michael Ballhaus. The main character is a soldier from the army of Somoza, who later defects to the Sandinistas. Order the DVD here (in German):

Der Aufstand - Zweitausendeins Edition Deutscher Film 4/1980

 

 


Other recommended products:

Die mechanische Bratwurst

Steampunk inventor Walter Günther creates one-off oddities that merge functionality with art and amaze everyone who comes into contact with them. A book featuring photography of his most intriguing inventions includes English texts translated by steelecht. Order the book here (in English and German):

Die mechanische Bratwurst

 

 

The Storytelling Animal

Why are people so hungry for stories? What function does storytelling play in our survival? Jonathan Gottschall’s book “The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human” cuts beneath the surface of mere words to reveal the beating heart of what makes humans tick. Order the book here:

Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human

Story Factor

All successful marketers and business people know the power of the personal anecdote. In “The Story Factor: Inspiration, Influence and Persuasion Through the Art of Storytelling” Annette Simmons explores why: because just telling someone what you mean is never as effective as telling them a story that invites them to find the meaning themselves. A great inspiration for everything we do at steelecht! Order the book here:

The Story Factor: Inspiration, Influence and Persuasion Through the Art of Storytelling