Nir Berger

Activity: Writer, Director, Showrunner
Nationality: Israeli, Slovak
Lives in: Tel Aviv, Israel
Writing languages: English, Hebrew
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Satire, Political, Sci-fi

Agent:

Shai Gani

Contact:

nir.berger.films@gmail.com
www.nirberger.net/

Nir Berger is an Israeli screenwriter and director. Graduate of the Tel Aviv University Film School and the Serial Eyes program. He has written and directed several series and films, working in various genres ranging from live-action dramedy series to animated satires.

Recent notable works include the hit dramedy series Dismissed (“HaMefakedet”), the award-winning web series Dead End (Slamdance 2021) and the award-winning short film Touch (Palm Springs ShortFest 2020). He has also served as head writer and as staff writer on several series, including the highly regarded sketch show The Jews Are Coming – winner of the 2021 Israeli Television Academy Awards for Best Writing.

2021+ / Dismissed / Co-Creator, Co-Writer Dramedy Series / KAN Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation

2020+ / The Jews Are Coming (HaYehudim Baim) / Staff Writer, Seasons 4-5 Satire Sketch Series / KAN Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation

2019 / Dead End (Sof HaDerech) / Creator, Co-Writer, Director Animated Comedy Web Series / KAN Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation

2019 / Touch / Writer, Director Short Film

2019 / Crowded (Tsafuf) / Staff Writer, Seasons 3-4 Family Sitcom / Zoom

2019 / Lost in the Square (Avudim BaRIbua) / Head Writer, Season 2 Educational Sketch Show / KAN Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation

2018 / Under the Skin (Mitachat LaOr) / Staff Writer, Season 1 Educational Sketch Show / KAN Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation

2017 / The Big Nothing (HaKlum HaGadol) / Creator, Head Writer, Director Sci-N Teen Comedy Series / Yes Kidz

2017 / Ha-Chafranim / Staff Writer, Season 6 Educational Sketch Show / KAN Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation

2017 / Kadabra / Script Development, Season 2 Supernatural YA Drama / Nickelodeon

2014-2016 / Contacts (Sihot Yotsot) / Co-Creator, Co-Writer, Co-Director Satire Web Series

2011-2013 / Screenwriting / Tel Aviv University Film School

2019-2020 / Serial Eyes / DFFB

2020+ / The Jerusalem Film & TV Fund

Israel Mentor for Series Development

2017 / United Studios

Herzliya, Israel Original Content Development