Matthew Gandy – Writer / Director

Matthew Gandy is a geographer, urbanist, and cultural critic.
He was born in Islington, North London, and is Professor of Geography at the University of Cambridge. He previously taught at University College London where he was Director of the UCL Urban Laboratory. He has also been a visiting professor at several universities including Columbia University, New York; Humboldt University, Berlin; Technical University, Berlin; UCLA; and UdK, Berlin. He has published widely on urban and environmental themes including the prize-winning books Concrete and clay: reworking nature in New York City (2002) and The fabric of space: water, modernity, and the urban imagination (2014).
His film criticism includes essays on Antonioni, Haynes, Herzog, Pasolini, and Teshigahara. He directed and produced the documentary Liquid City (2007), which was premiered in Mumbai and shown at the London Documentary Film Festival.
Natura Urbana is his second film.

Sandra Jasper – Executive Producer / Co-author

Sandra Jasper is a postdoctoral fellow and research associate in Geography at the University of Cambridge who has published a range of essays on feminist theory, soundscapes, and urban nature.

She is currently completing her first monograph on the experimental spaces of West Berlin.

Credits

with

Professor Herbert Sukopp
Hanns Zischler
Professor Susanne Hauser
Dr Leonie Fischer
Dr Jens Lachmund
Professor Ingo Kowarik
Dr Birgit Seitz
Anette Mauthe
Dr Moritz von der Lippe
Thea Sophie Schick

Writer & Director

Matthew Gandy

Executive Producer

Matthew Gandy

Sandra Jasper

Associate Producer

Esther Niemeier

Line Producer

Nadja Hermann

Editor

Wiebke Hofmann

Co-author

Sandra Jasper

Director of Photography

Luise Schröder

Sound Designer & Re-recording Mixer

Jonathan Schorr

Dramaturgy

Madeleine Dallmeyer

Matthew Gandy

Wiebke Hofmann

Sandra Jasper

Research

Matthew Gandy

Sandra Jasper

Assistant Director

Madeleine Dallmeyer

Sandra Jasper

Production Assistant

Sarah Dockhorn

Steadycam Operator

Chris McKissick

Grip

Nicolas Kantuser

Sound Recording

Jonathan Schorr

Additonal Sound Recording

Dominik Leube

Joscha Eickel

Postproduction Studio

Concept AV

Re-recording Studio

K13 Kinomischung

Title Design

Gunar Meinhold

Color Grading

Stefan Engelkamp

Archival Research

Rebecca Mahnkopf

Moritz van Gunsteren

Jutta Schäfer

Ireen Packebusch

Translation English/

German

Lilian-Astrid Geese

Rebecca Stuart

Transcription

Lena Scheidgen

Yael Pieren

Subtitles

SUBS Hamburg

University of Cambridge

Louise Kay

Danielle Feger

Yasmiena Jones

Thanks to

Turgut Altug Stephen Barber Anna Bartholdy Yasminah Beebeejaun Joe Betts Arthur Brande Jennifer Brandt Dorothee Brantz Paulus Dreibholz Stefan Engelkamp Michael Flitner Marina Geurten Stefan Gohlke Francisca Goncalves Lisa Grabe Gert Gröning Ursula Hennig Sarah Idarous Mehmet Kalin Osman Kalin Nurgul Kinli Regina Klein Agata Lisiak Bernd Machatzi Rebecca Mahnkopf Andreas Matschenz Ulrich Meyer Stanislaw Milkowski Christoph Nicolaisen Marcus Nyman Oliver Pearson Petra Pfeiffer Nida Rehmann Martin Ritter Mathilda Rosengren Avi Sharma Susanne Schwarz Lena Scheidgen Stefanie Schwetje Hans Sonnenberg Ingrid Stein Oscar Stiebitz Bettina Stoetzer Stephan Sukopp Justinien Tribillon Greg Turner Jochen Voerste Robert Wein Robert Wellié