13 times All-Star, League MVP, Finals MVP, NBA-Superstar: Dirk Nowitzki belongs to the greatest and most famous athletes of all times, being the first non-American leading his team to a NBA victory.
NOWITZKI. THE PERFECT SHOT was produced by Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker Leopold Hoesch and features exclusive NBA-footage and interviews with NBA-legends such as Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Yao Ming, Steve Nash, Michael Finley, Jason Kidd, Rick Carlisle, Marc Cuban, David Stern, Don Nelson, and former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt covering the incredible success story of Dirk Nowitzki from the second German Basketball League to the top of the NBA. It is the story of a fascinating relationship between Dirk Nowitzki and his personal coach and mentor Holger Geschwindner. Holger, the German basketball legend and scientist recognized Nowitzki’s talent early on and, with a mix of ambitious daring and scientific approach to invent a perfect Jump shot, led him all the way to the top of US-Sports: German engineering meets NBA Basketball.
It is a film about Dirk Nowitzki, Holger Geschwindner and billionaire Marc Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks: how they became who they are. And it is about the unique relationship between a tremendously resourceful mentor and his timid student.
THE PERFECT SHOT is a film about friendship, what it really takes to fulfill your dreams and the indestructible desire to win.
We are happy to announce that NOWITZKI. THE PERFECT SHOT is nominated for the following festivals and awards:
18th Shanghai International Film Festival
2015 Dallas International Film Festival
German Film Award