Entertainment Professional

 

Philip is an entertainment professional working as a development creative, director, writer and producer. With over 14 years experience in the fields of Film, TV, Commercial, Digital Content and New Media (VR /AR). Working extensively in various regions such as the Nordics, EMEA and the USA. Clients include: production companies, studios, literary agents, TV Networks & broadcasters, with other creatives and direct-to-client. He’s curious, creative and collaborative. Truth, trust and trying new things are what inspires him. 

Work Experience: 

  • Development for Film, TV Series, Content and new Media (VR/AR)

  • Directing for Film, TV, Content, Commercials, Digital Media

  • Producing for Film + TV

  • Screenwriting

Consultancy Experience: 

  • Creative Direction

  • Digital Media

  • Film Production

  • Story, Storytelling in Digital Spaces

  • Events


 

Fiction + Nonfiction

Stills from short film, “Restraint”  (2019) : In post-production

Stills from short film, “Restraint” (2019) : In post-production

Scripted Projects in Development:

Ex Pats Drama Series

Ex-Pats

TV Series: Follows a group of ex-pats in Oslo, Norway as they navigate the refugee system when the US falls under complete civil war and closes the border.

the Mill Drama series

The Mill

TV Series: Set in Orlando in the early to mid aughts, follows rise and fall of four families, and the crossroads between the familial suburbia and the underbelly of a bizarre, tropical crime world. Pill mills, tourist prostitution rings, and property scams - as Florida as it gets.

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2019 Fiction Development Slate

(TV Series) Furuvik - Youth-oriented horror series based on true catastrophes (boat sinking).

(TV Series) Last Days of May - Youth-oriented series explores sexuality in the new age - online, and the reality youth’s face in a economically- squeezed life.

(TV Series) The Way aka Horisonten - Murder, cults and the 1994 Winter Olympics.

(Feature) Dreamboat Annie - A kidnapping, cool aide and a mother who can’t leave 1988.

(Feature) Untitled Florida Drama - Return to hometown, murder-ghost drama.

(Feature) Until, the End of the World - Biology-terror on the arctic high seas.

Non-Fiction: TV Documentary Writer / Director - “Music of the Future” Trailer for Sperbanks and Redrocks festival's 'Music of the Future' Written and directed by Philip Berger Production: Martin Landquist AB Machete Records AB (and Russia)

(Writer / Director) The trailer produced for Fashionwalk Stockholm was inspired by giallo and incorporated contributions by each participating artist.

Commercial

Commercial for the Norwegian Radiation Authority

Commercial for Old Milwaukee in Sweden.
Commercial for Old Milwaukee in Sweden.

Digital film for Swedish Match

Commercial for Nickelodeon and Mitsubishi in Sweden.

Development Executive

Extensive experience in development for film, tv series, tv non-fiction / documentary, content and new media (VR / AR). With a concentration in story, screenplay, character, plot, theme, emotional journey and universal message. As well as guidance, supervision and feedback in all phases of production. Working with literary agencies, production companies, studios, broadcasters, networks and media agencies as well as individual creatives / production teams (writers, directors, producers). Philip has international experience, with a talent and curiosity working with cross-national productions especially in the Nordic, EMEA and North American regions. 

Selection of Experience: NRK (Norwegian Television), SVT (Swedish Television), B-Reel Films (BRF), Permut Productions, Reset (Sweden), WonderWorld VR (US / Sweden), Various literature publishers (for feasibility and pre-production for novel to series/feature, Various Productions- LA (Tv Series, Feature, Web/streaming) Including: WB, Universal. 

Nonfiction: SPC (Special Peoples Club Productions) - Repped by REP Partners and Managed by Robyn Lattaker-Johnson Management



Etc: Music Videos, Art, Experimental

Web film, stop animation for Marimekko worldwide

Experimental Music video for Robyn + Sweptaways

Experimental music video for band Washed Out

Experimental Music video for Seconds Title: 'Tell Them' - Using found proto-graphics and manipulating them. Shown at a showcase and several galleries.

Conspiracy for Good Nokia Project Directing, Writing, Conceptualization: Philip Berger Company: Imaginary Life AB Client: Nokia, Tim Kring Enterprises ('Heroes'), Company P. I worked as a director, writer and editor for numerous films that were featured on the web (in Wired magazine web, blogs, nokia, etc..). Project was nominated for an interactive Emmy.