Marc Wolfensberger

Marc Wolfensberger is a journalist and film director. Over the past 10 years, he’s mainly covered breaking news in the former Soviet Union and the Middle East. He was posted in Central Asia, Afghanistan and the South Caucasus for a series of print and broadcast medias. A French-speaking Swiss national, fluent in English and German, he also opened and managed the Bloomberg News bureau in Tehran for almost three years. In 2006, he set up his own production company and has since worked with European TV networks such as ARTE and Swiss Television TSR/SF1. His film Oil Rocks: City Above the Sea will be awarded the annual Polly Krakora award for artistry in film during the 2011 Environmental Film Festival.