"Bertram, because you can see with your heart, you manage to make the essential visible to our eyes." With these beautiful words, Bertram Verhaag received the Golden Swallow from the ödp on September 3rd.
B.A.U.M Environmental award 2013
Bertram Verhaag was receiving the B.A.U.M. Environmental Award on June 11th 2013 for his continuous work on making a better world.
The Mayor of Ostrava (Czech Republic) honored our film Life in Plastic... with the Main Prize at the TUR OSTRAVA Film Festival in April 2012. In Czech language it is: Hlavní cena Grand Prix: Cena primátora města Ostravy!
Honorable Mention 2011
At the Atlantis Nature and Environment Film Festival 2011 in Wiesbaden, The Agricultural Trader was honorably mentioned
2011, we got the Main Prize in the Category Scientific Science and Technology for our film Árpád Pusztai - Whistleblower at the International Festival of Sustainable Development Films - Ekotopfilm, Slovakia
"In his meticulously researched, excellently photographed and multilayered documentary, Bertram Verhaag succeeds in covering the wide range from the genetic manipulation of our food to the manipulation of the human genome. A rousing appeal to stop a fatal development." With these words the jury of the International Environmental Filmfestival ÖKOMEDIA 2004 awarded Life running out of Control the Golden Lynx Award for the Best Journalistic Achievement
Nominierung National Film Board of Canada Award 2004
At the 23rd Vancouver Internationalen Film Festival 2004, Life running out of Controlwas nominated for the National Film Board of Canada Award
Best Work in the Category Environment 2004
At Cine'Eco - 10th International Environmental Film and Video Festival 2004 in Seia/Portugal, Life running out of Control got the Environmental Great Prize (Câmara Municipal de Seia) for the Best Work in the Category Environment
In the history of Central Florida Film & Video Festival, a documentary was selected as Best of Show for the first time: Blue Eyed! "Blue Eyed has inspired and challenged not only us but our patrons (...). Several left the theatres crying, others contemplative, always talking - people began intensive discussions that finished two or three films later!"
The Jury of the Protestant Filmwork chose our film Nuclear Split for Film of the Month in August 1987
Award of the German Film Critics 1987
The Jury of the AG of Film Journalists awarded our film Nuclear Split at the Duisburg Film Week with the Price of the German Film Critics 1987.
Award of the BAG 1987
At the International Youth Film Test in 1987 we were awarded the Prize of the German Federal Association for Youth Film and Media Education (BAG). For Nuclear Split "because it impressively documents the changes in the population of Wackersdorf, which were caused by the construction of the reprocessing plant."
German Youth Video Award 1987
1987, when Bertram was young, he received the German Youth-Video-Award for his film Nuclear Split