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. In March 2019, she completed her first feature documentary film CALL ME INTERN, about millennials striking back against unpaid internships. Together with Leo Hyde, she co-directed, did the cinematography and editing. It won Best New Zealand Feature and Best New Zealand, as well as the Nigel Moore Youth Award at DOXA. It has been shown at the Vision du Réel Media Library, Doc Edge Film Festival, NYTTF, DOXA, Verzio Human Rights Film Festival, Guangzhou Film Festival, and will be screened at FIFDH in March 2020. Since 2018, she is doing a Master of Arts in Film with a focus in Documentary Filmmaking.
Feature Documentary "Chagrin Valley"
(in progress, release 2022)
Short Fiction "Sonnenbühlstrasse"
(in progress, release 2021)
Feature Documentary "Call Me Intern"
AWARDS / FESTIVALS
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
dok.fest Munich 2019
- dok.fest Student Pitch Award