Nir Berger is a screenwriter and director from Israel, graduate of TAU film school and current participant of the DFFB's Serial Eyes program in Berlin. In the last 5 years he has created, written and directed TV series, web series and short films in various genres – from animated comedy, through sketch shows and all the way to live-action, serialized drama. Some of his recent work: creating, co-writing and directing the award-winning animated web series "Dead End" for the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation, which has reached nearly 2 million views in Israel (in a 7 million Hebrew-speaking population); creating, co-writing and directing the sci-fi comedy series "Big Nothing" (Yes Kidz); co-creating the comedy web series "Contacts", which has reached over 2 million views with only three episodes; writing & directing the short film "Touch", recently participating in Jerusalem Film Festival; co-developing a new dramedy series for the IPBC; and writing on staff for various other TV shows, among them the successful sketch show "Ha-Yehudim Ba'im" and the family sitcom "Tsafuf". For more details as well as viewing links, visit www.nirberger.net.
  • Writer (2 Credits)
    Dead End2019
    Animation, Short, Television, Web / New Media
    Touch2019
    Short
  • Director (2 Credits)
    Dead End2019
    Animation, Short, Television, Web / New Media
    Touch2019
    Short
Official Selection
Dead End
T.O Web Fest
Toronto
2020
Official Selection
Dead End
Copenhagen Web Fest
Copenhagen
2020
Winner - Best Short Film, Best Screenplay
Touch
Moscow Shorts
Moscow
2020
Winner - Best Series TV/Web
Dead End
SHORT to the Point
2020
Nominated - Best Comedy, Best Animation, Best Screenplay in a Comedy
Dead End
Asia Web Awards
Seoul
2019
Official Selection
Touch
JFF - Jerusalem Film Festival
Jerusalem
2019
Winner, Best Screenplay
Dead End
Realist Web Fest 2019
Nizhny Novgorod
2019
Winner, Best Comissioned Animation
Dead End
Animix Festival - Asif Competition 2019
Tel Aviv
2019
Nominated - Best Web Series
Dead End
Raindance Web Fest
London
2019
Winner - Best Creator in Animation & Webfilm
Dead End
Asia Web Awards
Seoul
2019
Nominated - Best Short Film
Dead End
Kaboom Animation Festival (Previously KLIK & HAFF Festivals)
Amsterdam
2019
Nominated - Best Animation
Dead End
Seoul Webfest 2019
Seoul
2019
Nominated (TBD, October 2020)
Dead End
Discover Film
London
Official Selection
Dead End
Apulia Web Fest
Official Selection
Dead End
TAAFI - Toronto Animation Arts Festival International
Official Selection
Dead End
Houston Comedy Film Festival
Houston
Official Selection
Dead End
FIFES Comedy Film Festival
College
Tel Aviv University
TV & Film
20112013
College
DFFB
Serial Eyes Program
2019Present
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