Marten grew up in Sweden, Paris and London. had an early interest in stills photography. He shots his first musik video in 1989. 300 more followed before he moved to LA. Where he had a big success not only in the movie business, but also in the commercial one. After 17 years in LA, 1000 commercials, some features and Tv- series the road led him back, with his wife and kids to his roots in southern Sweden. Now is open for all work in Europe again.
Marten was the DOP of the swedish crime thriller series “Partisan” from director Amir Chamdin who gave the show a 1970s look with a lush and bright Swedish countryside backdrop a contrast with a dark plot. The series, which was creatively produced with Fares Fares, also boasts a “Fargo”-esque dark humor. The show won the top award at the 2020 year’s Canneseries.