Born in Germany and raised in Switzerland, Marc Forster is one of the most successful and versatile directors worldwide. After finishing NYU Film School and moving to Los Angeles in his early years, he shot his first masterpiece EVERYTHING PUT TOGETHER, which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival. Forster’s filmmaking style was clearly evident in this searing psychological drama, which he also co-wrote. In the very same year, Forster won the Someone to Watch Award at the Independent Spirit Awards. His break through film, MONSTER'S BALL, was a critical and commercial success and received two Oscar nominations with Halle Berry winning for Best Actress. More great projects followed, such as STAY, STRANGER THAN FICTION, THE KITE RUNNER and FINDING NEVERLAND. The latter masterpiece was nominated for seven Oscars. Forster has worked with countless Hollywood stars including Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Naomi Watts and Dustin Hoffman. In 2008, Mr. Forster was asked to direct the James Bond Franchise’s QUANTUM OF SOLACE. The highly gifted director also triumphed with his latest coup; WORLD WAR Z has grossed more than 500 million dollars worldwide to date.