Die Story: Operation Vaccine

The difficult way out of the pandemic

An effective vaccine is considered the only exit strategy in the fight against COVID-19. But will it be possible to distribute vaccines to the entire world population? A film about the countdown of a massive project of humankind. Researchers in Germany, the USA, Great Britain and India have allowed the film team to work exclusively in their otherwise hermetically sealed laboratories.


WRITER & DIRECTOR: Jakob Kneser     CAMERA: Jens Schade, Steffen Bohn, Christian Eichenauer EDITOR: Andreas Fennel SOUND: Victor Robow, Alexander Aczart COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Nicole Ripperda (WDR), Beate Schlanstein (WDR)