Born in 1960 in Glonn, Upper Bavaria.
Technical high school diploma, training at Munich Re, military service, business administration/marketing studies, various internships abroad.
After his studies, Werner Bertolan found his way into the "film and television business" by working for a publishing house. Until 2006, he managed the editorial department of a Munich production company (Bruckmann TV GmbH) on a freelance basis.
At the same time, he has been self-employed since 1991, working as a writer, director and producer for various TV stations and companies.
Since 1997 he has produced numerous television features. The focus of his current film work is TV documentaries and reports from the areas of nature/environment/sport.
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Best Marine Film 2023