Germany thrash Brazil 7:1 and BBC commentaries teach us storytelling tools.

Soccer, Storytelling and German Movies

Essay by Mark Wachholz and Katti Jisuk Seo (only in German, sorry)

PART I: Oceans of Space

We compared and analyzed the German and the British soccer commentary on the mindblowing game in Belo Horizonte. Why do the Brits thrill us a thousand times more than German Béla Réthy here? What can storytellers and filmmakers learn from the British commentary? Read our essay to find out how „oceans of space“ create suspense and how BBC commentators develop characters that stir us with tension.

 Photography by  Thomás

Photography by Thomás