Edward Berger was born in Wolfsburg in 1970. Graduation in 1994 from „Tisch School of the Arts“ in New York, where he realised several short films that were shown at numerous international festivals. From 1994 to 1996, Edward Berger worked for the independent film production ‚Good Machine‘ where he was involved in various productions by Ang Lee, Hal Hartley and Todd Haynes.
Edward Berger has been living in Berlin since 1997, directing films based on his own screenplays such as the motion picture „Female2 Seeks Happy End“ (awarded the German film prize for best camera & Variety Award: 10 European Directors To Watch), and „Gomez: Heads or Tails“ (awarded with the ‚Lüdia‘ film prize in 1998). His TV-production „Schimanski – Asyl“ was nominated for the Adolf Grimme Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in 2003 as well as the Emmy Award for best Drama Series in 2004. Other films include „Under Suspicion“, „Tatort “ Marathon“ and „Windland“. „KDD“ Kriminaldauerdienst“ was his first work on a tv series and was nominated in three categories for the German TV Award in 2008.
Furthermore Edward Berger held guest lectures and workshops at Columbia University in New York, as well as at the University of Arts in Berlin. He is currently prepping the film „My Days with You“, funded by the Mediaborad Berlin-Brandenburg, as well as his script „The Hoffmanns“.
Since 2006 Edward Berger is exclusively represented by Soup.Film.