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"A couple at sea" The movie!
In September 2014 Johannes Erdmann and Cati Trapp put out to sea to cross the Atlantic, sail through the Caribbean and to discover the East Coast of the USA . Johannes, is an experienced sailor, but Cati is a complete beginner! Two years living in a confined space and under the harsh conditions of life on the sea. The dream of exiting? The young couple has captured the journey in a moving video diary. Now we want to make a movie out of it! Authentic, close, and honest!
32,230 €
35,000 € Funding goal
Project successful


Funding period 31/08/2016 18:07 o'clock - 24/10/2016 23:59 o'clock
Realisation period 6-8 Weeks
Funding threshold 20,000 €
Funding goal 35,000 €
City Hamburg
Category Movie / Video

What is this project all about?

It comes to the documentation an adventurous journey with storms, dolphins and beautiful beaches and to the personal development of Johannes and Cati during the trip.
Moreover, it is full of facts report about the boat, the material, the cost of travel. The film conveys a variety of experiences that can be made only if one has the courage to sail out into the world.

What is the project goal and who is the project for?

The goal is to produce a film documenting this extraordinary voyage from a very near and authentic view.
Target groups are all sailors, boaters, adventurers and people who have always dreamed of a "blue-water-törn", but are not cast off.

Why would you support this project?

Because he/she

  • Cati and Johannes wants to support.
  • wants to know what can happen on such a trip all.
  • would like to get information because he/she herself so planning a trip.
  • the first part of the trip in TV was seen (ZDF Info "Adventure world circumnavigation") and you want to know what happened in the second part of the trip.

How will we use the money if the project is successfully funded? 

The money financed the entire production of the film. Shooting, editing, post-production, music rights, image rights, pressure, layout, distribution.
Should the funding target is exceeded, it is invested in an international version of the film. Moreover, we can put more money into production and as use better music, for example.

Who are the people behind the project?

Johannes & Cati Erdmann - co-producer, sailors and adventurers
Arne Schröder - producer and director
Kris Karathomas - producer and writer

Legal notice
Northwest Pictures
Arne Schröder
Grimmstr. 40
22589 HAMBURG Deutschland

Finanzamt Hamburg – Am Tierpark
Steuernummer: 42/220/00152

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