Carl-A Fechner is a German journalist, film-maker and film producer, known for documentaries about Germany's Energiewende and sustainable energy more generally.
Fechner took a degree in media education, graduating in 1980 with a diploma. During the First Gulf War, he served as a correspondent for ARD. Since 1988 he has been managing partner of fechnerMEDIA GmbH (formerly focus–film GmbH). His attention since then is the production of documentaries on sustainability. As editorial director, Fechner is responsible for content and artistic design of fechnerMEDIA films and media campaigns.
After producing TV documentaries, Carl-A. Fechner produced and directed his first cinema documentary in 2010 called The Fourth Revolution: Energy.
In 2016 POWER TO CHANGE - The EnergyRebellion his second cinema documentary followed, focusing on the energy transition in Germany.
Fechner lives with his wife Bettina and their two children in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
|Year||English title||German title||Notes|
|2005||OCEANIC POWER||Stromquelle Meer — Die Energie der Zukunft?||Documentary; directors: Johannes Bünger, Carl-A. Fechner, ZDF/arte|
|2005||TREASURE HUNT IN ASIA - THE MYSTERY OF A FORGOTTEN KINGDOM||Schatzsuche in Asien – Das alte Goldland Srivijaya||Documentary, director: Tamara Spitzing, SWR/arte|
|2007||LOVE, SEX AND MOPED||Amour, sexe et mobylette (french title)||Documentary, directors: Christian Lelong, Sylvia Bazzoli, 2007|
|2007||WANGARI MAATHAI – MOTHER OF THE TREES||Wangari Maathai - Mutter der Bäume||Documentary, directors: Alan Dater, Lisa Merton|
|2008||ON A KNIFE EDGE||Auf Messers Schneide||Documentary, directors: Alan Dater, Lisa Merton|
|2010||The Fourth Revolution: Energy||Die 4.Revolution Energy Autonomy||Documentary|
|2011||NUCLEAR WASTE IN MY BACKYARD||Atommüll in meinem Garten||Documentary, director: Irja von Bernstorff|
|2012||WHEN YOU´VE GONE I´ll STILL BE HERE!||Weil ich länger lebe als du||Documentary,|
|2013||FUTURE OF THE CITIES||Wie wird die Stadt satt?||Documentary, director: Irja von Bernstorff|
|2016||The Farmer and I||The Farmer||Documentary, director: Irja von Bernstorff|
|2016||Power to Change – The EnergyRebellion||Power to Change – Die EnergieRebellion||Documentary, released with English subtitles|
|2017||Climate Warriors||-||Documentary, filming began in April 2017|