The Märchenbrunnen (Fairy Tale Fountain) in Volkspark Friedrichshain
was opened in 1913 and is the largest fountain of the Kaiser era. It
was conceived by Ludwig Hoffmann. The fountain is surrounded by
sculptures of characters from the Grimm Brothers’ Fairy Tales, various
animals and several children created by the artists Ignatius Taschner,
Georg Wrba und Josef Rauch.
Did you recognize all the characters?
There are Hansel and Gretel, Puss in Boots, Hans in Luck, Seven Ravens,
Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Brother and Sister, Snow White, and
While it was a beautiful how the light changed
while I was filming, and the golden hour was quite magical, it became a
bit of an issue in editing and trying to match the color. I thought
about turning it black and white, but the sky was just too blue to turn
The music is a sped-up version of “In A Tree” by Jason Matherne.