Video footage

Here, you can find videos on specific themes that show Leipzig and its surrounding region from the unusual perspective of a drone. The rights for this footage material belong to Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing (LTM) GmbH. The material is managed by MEDIAPORTA, Holbeinstraße 9, 04229 Leipzig who offer a professional service for those interested.

Please send enquiries via the contact form and name the film sequence (timecode) you would like to order: Application form for the use of video footage material ​​​
The material may be used for journalistic and editorial reporting for the public about the Leipzig region as a tourist destination and as a metropolis for conferences and congresses by the media and in particular by film producers as long as these do not include any promotional elements relating to services, products or other offers by specific providers. Please send the completed form to Your application will be checked by LTM GmbH and approved if possible. In the next step, you will receive a contact from the MEDIAPORTA production company that will provide you with the material. A processing fee will be charged based on the amount of work required.

Should you wish to use the footage material for a purpose not listed among those in the Terms of Use such as advertising or commercial purposes, this can be clarified in individual cases via the contact form. Approval is at the discretion of LTM GmbH.

The requested material will be supplied to you exclusively for the purpose stated on the form in the media channels you have named. If you wish to use the material in a different context, please send a new application.

Users are not entitled to transfer the awarded usage rights to third parties or store the footage material in a database. It is forbidden to sell or transfer the video sequences to third parties. It is also prohibited to use them in a political context or for purposes that are illegal, unethical or discriminatory.

Users are obliged to clearly name the author in the credits or indicate the originator in an otherwise suitable form. Reference: Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH. Users are required to send a sample or a link to the publication of the film to LTM GmbH free of charge.

Leipzig City Centre

The Saxon Trade Fair City and City of Culture with more than 600.000 inhabitants offers a unique selection of tourist attractions. Leipzig's heart beats in the compact city centre with over 40 trading halls and arcades where shops, restaurants and cafes invite visitors to spend some time. In the city centre, guests can find a wide range of artistic and cultural districts as well as architectural sights such as the Old City Hall, Leipzig Central Station and the Paulinum.

Industrial heritage in western Leipzig

In the districts of Plagwitz, Lindenau and Schleußig in western Leipzig, the industrial heritage has been preserved across an area of 90 hectares (half a square mile). It was the first explicitly planned large-scale industrial area in Germany to be developed. Today, the former factory buildings that housed the cotton mill, Konsum supermarket headquarters, the coloured yarn production and Westwerk are now trendy destinations for fans of architecture and culture.

Leipzig New Lake District

If you are looking for beaches and relaxation as well as activities and culture, then look no further than Leipzig New Lake District. In the immediate vicinity of Leipzig, there are more than 20 lakes with a total water area of 70 km² (almost 30 square miles) that will find their way into the heart of any holidaymaker. Each of the lakes in Leipzig New Lake District has developed its own character and offers a unique experience.

Education and Sciences

Leipzig is a city of education and sciences. There are around 40,000 students at Leipzig University and the 14 universities of applied sciences. Additionally, there are numerous other institutions of science and education based in Leipzig including the German National Library, the Leipzig City Archives, the Fraunhofer Institute, the Faculty of Sports Science and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research.

Monument to the Battle of the Nations in the winter

The Monument to the Battle of the Nations is Leipzig's best-known landmark and is numbered among the largest memorial buildings in Europe with a height of almost 91 m (300 feet). It is a memorial to the Battle of the Nations near Leipzig in October 1813. With about half a million soldiers involved and more than 110,000 lives lost, it was the biggest battle of the 19th century. The memorial was erected 100 years later and was designed by Bruno Schmitz and Clemens Thieme. From the observation platform, you can enjoy a splendid panoramic view across Leipzig and its surrounding area.

Leipzig Trade Fair and Congress Centre Leipzig

Leipzig Trade Fair has a long tradition and is one of the TOP 50 exhibition companies worldwide. Each year, around 1.2 million visitors come to over 270 events that take place at the new exhibition centre. The Congress Centre Leipzig (CCL) is located directly within the trade fair grounds and combines highest-quality architecture with state-of-the-art media and conference technology.

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