Director / Screenwriter
International Emmy-winning Director Edward Berger is behind such critically-acclaimed series and films as 'Patrick Melrose', 'The Terror', 'Deutschland ’83' and ‘Jack'. His work showcases an incredible array of technical and directorial skills and features some of the best character actors in cinema and TV. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jennifer Jason Leigh, 'Patrick Melrose’ picked up five Emmy nominations including Best Director and Best Limited Series.
'Deutschland ’83' aired to rave reviews on Channel 4 and gained international success, winning an International Emmy for Best Drama; and feature film 'Jack' won Best Director and Best Picture at the German Director’s Guild Awards. Edward wrote and directed his first feature 'Gomez' in 1997 and in 2012 he won the prestigious German Grimme Award for his film 'A Good Summer'. Born 1970 in Germany, he graduated in directing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1994. At the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival, Edward was named one of ‘Ten Europeans to Watch’ by Variety Magazine.