Berger at the Austrian Film Awards 2011 at the Odeon theater in Vienna
January 13, 1945 |
Christian Berger (born January 13, 1945) is an Austrian cinematographer. His 1985 film Raffl was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival. He is mostly known for his work with Michael Haneke. In February 2010, Berger was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on The White Ribbon at the 82nd Academy Awards. He was the surprise winner at the ASC Awards for Best Cinematography in 2010.
Berger invented the Cine Reflect Lighting System which he used on his latest films. Besides his work as director of photography he also teaches cinematography at the Filmacademy Vienna.
Berger is married to actress Marika Green, and is also the uncle of Eva Green.