zb Media is a Munich-based film production with a focus on TV documentaries and documentary series from history, science and society.
We take care of complex projects, from the identification of topics and research to the realisation under the highest quality standards to the encoding ready for broadcasting. We guarantee budget-conscious, on-schedule and highly professional work with experts from all areas of film production.
The cooperation of the experienced managing directors Ulrike Ziegler and Dr. Stephan Bleek with young talents of the renowned Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF) enables documentaries with a sound background and modern implementation.


  • History
  • science
  • Society and Social Affairs
  • Travel and Culture
  • Literature and Language
  • Personal portraits
  • Company Portraits


  • TV documentaries
  • TV documentary series
  • Corporate films
  • Museum films


  • Identification of topics and material development
  • Worldwide research, also in international archives
  • Budget planning
  • Script and Screenplay
  • Team creation according to tasks and budget
  • Filming permits, production planning
  • Picture and sound recordings in optimal quality
  • Music and sound mixing
  • Post-production
  • Encoding
  • Creation of trailers
  • Archiving of Footage


  •     Small production company with large background
  •     Personal support for each production by experienced Executive Producers
  •     Many years of directing and film production experience (since 1982)
  •     Sound, professional training in the area of priority topics
  •     Large network of professionals from the film industry
  •     Numerous contacts to protagonists from the main topics
  •     Individual team creation as required
  •     Teamwork of experienced professionals and young talents
  •     Cost-conscious production, also including footage
  •     Large historical film archive scanned in HD resolution
  •     Marketing of the production footage on request.