Harald Pokieser

A journalist, a writer, a photographer and a director of more than fifty international TV documentary films and a producer of dozens of non-fiction formats.

He had the opportunity to cooperate with many renowned institutions, including ORF a Terra Mater, ZDF, NDR, SWR a WDR, National Geographic, The Discovery Channel, PBS, Smithsonian and many others.

He graduated from communication studies, art and philosophy at the University of Vienna, journalism and photography at the University of Texas and the William Allan White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas in Lawrence and got his doctorate. from communication studies in 1985 in Vienna. In 1988 he started working as a freelancer in the science and news department of the German broadcast company ORF. In 1993 he and two partners established  the film production company Cosmos Factory in Vienna. Since 2005 he lectures at the University of Applied Sciences and the Department of Anthropology at the University of Vienna.