Andreas Horvath was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1968. He studied photography in Vienna and multimedia-art in Salzburg. As a freelance photographer and filmmaker he publishes photo books and creates independent films. Horvath´s documentaries have received awards at international film festivals, such as Chicago International Documentary Film Festival and Karlovy Vary IFF. As a photographer Andreas Horvath published black and white photo albums about Yakutia, Siberia and rural America.