Y-Kollektiv Documentary Series

Y-Kollektiv Documentary Series

Written, directed & shot by: Dennis & Patrick Weinert


Produced by: sendefaehig GmbH


Publisher: Y-Kollektiv / FUNK (ARD & ZDF)


Awards & nominations for our reports:

2021 // Helmut Schmidt Journalist Award – 1st Prize, Category Newcomer

2018 // “30 under 30” Talents in Journalism – medium magazine

2018 // German Web Video Award – Nomination




Since 2017, we work as contributing co-hosts and reporters on FUNK’s weekly documentary show “Y-Kollektiv” which targets German-speaking youth between the age of 17-30 and has grown it’s subscriber base to more than 1 million followers.


Over the past 5 years, we wrote, directed and shot 11 Y-Kollektiv reports, which received more than 6 million views across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Y-Kollektiv’s Youtube Channel




2021 // Child Labour, Pakistan, 16 Min // Writers, Camera, Editors


2019 // Recycling Myths, Germany & Indonesia, 24 Min // Co-Writers, -Camera, -Editors


2019 // Self-Experiment: Day Labourer, India, 17 Min // Writers, Camera, Editors


2018 // Bomb Disposal Squads in Afghanistan, 14 Min // Writers, Camera, Editors


2018 // State-sanctioned Murder, Philippines, 21 Min // Writers, Camera, Editors


2018 // Mount Everest, Nepal, 20 Min // Writers, Camera, Editors


2018 // Among Warlords, Central African Republic, 12 min // Writers, Camera


2017 // Rohingya – Myanmar’s Persecuted Muslims, 13 Min // Writers, Camera, Editors


2017 // Crystal Meth in Cambodia, 14 Min // Writers, Camera, Editors


2017 // Queer in India, 16 Min // Writers, Camera, Editors


2017 // Sex & Slavery in Dubai, 12 Min // Writers, Camera