After having moved around her whole life, growing up in the Philippines, Indonesia, Brazil and Switzerland, Nathalie Berger completed her Bachelor’s degree in 2014 at Duke University (USA) in Political Science and Economics and Master's degree in Documentary Filmmaking at the Zurich University of Arts. In March 2019, she completed her first feature documentary film CALL ME INTERN, about millennials striking back against unpaid internships. It won Best New Zealand Feature and Best Editing at DocEdge Film Festival 2019, as well as the Nigel Moore Youth Award at DOXA. She is a director, often working as a one-person team, but also works as a camera woman on other people's documentaries. Since 2022, she works as a teaching assistant in the Cinema Department at the University of Arts (HEAD) in Geneva.
Feature Documentary "Chagrin Valley"
Short Fiction "Sonnenbühlstrasse"
(in progress, release early 2023)
Feature Documentary "Call Me Intern"
AWARDS / FESTIVALS
- dok.fest Munich Student Pitch Award 2019
- Victor Thalberg Preis 2023 - Main Prize
World Premiere, Visions du Réel 2023
- Visions du Réel 2023 - Prix du Jury
International Premiere, dok.fest München
Call Me Intern
European Premiere, Festival de Film de Droit de l'Homme (FIFDH) 2020
Australia/New Zealand Premiere, Doc Edge Film Festival 2019
- Best New Zealand Documentary Film 2019
- Best New Zealand Documentary Editing 2019
Canadian Premiere, DOXA Film Festival 2019
- Nigel Moore Award