After acquiring a bachelor of arts of Arts and Design from the University of applied science of Vorarlberg, Austria, in 2007, Marc Hofer was working as a freelance photo- and videojournalist in Africa since 2006.
Mainly working in East Africa, Marc covered the also the war in Libya and the beginning of the uprising in Syria. His main customers are The Associated Press, CNN, Al Jazeera and Channel 4 News. He is currently living close to Munich, Germany.