“This is the truth: I was sitting in the shadow of an olive tree in Bourgogne, France on a mild spring day in 2001 playing with my new toy - a Macintosh laptop connected to the internet via my mobile phone. Suddenly, I received an email from Jonathan Bland who asked me I would join the crew of a documentary film about some wild guys who hunt with eagles in Mongolia. "OF COURSE!" I wrote back immediately, as I love crazy ideas. Honestly, I never believed that the film would actually happen. However, a couple of months later, there I sat for five days on the Trans-Siberian Railway en route to Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. There, I would meet a film crew I had never seen before, and begin an adventure that would change my life...”
Dominique Hunziker lives in Bern, Switzerland where he maintains successful freelance careers in both television editing and graphic design. He has traveled widely throughout Asia, including a recent trip to Thailand where he shot his own film about the Moken people (“sea gypsies”) of the Andaman Sea.