Born in Bolzano, Italy, in 1978, and grew up in a small village in the north of his country. He moved to Berlin and worked for several years as a sound engineer and, in 2006, he took up a film degree at the University of Cinema, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His work encompasses documentary, fiction, experimental short films and video installations. Trocker’s debut feature film, The Eremites (2016), premiered at Venice Film Festival. Human Factors is his second feature film.