Christopher Becker

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Christopher Becker
Born (1980-05-01) May 1, 1980 (age 35)
Bad Münstereifel, Germany
Years active 2001 — Present

Christopher Becker (born May 1, 1980) is a German film director, screenwriter and film producer.

Life[edit]

Christopher Becker studied directing at the Internationale filmschule köln, where he graduated in 2005. He also held various positions in the film industry, first as an unit production manager, later as a production manager. Already during his studies he made short films, which were represented at national and international film festivals. These include Frauenparkplatz and his graduation film Mittsommer. From 2007 to 2011 he was along with Johannes F. Sievert and Moritz Grenzebach co-owner and managing director of "Pi Filmproduktion".

From 2008 to 2010 he wrote and directed together with Daniel Rakete Siegel the web series Jabhook with Daniel Wiemer, Raphael Rubino, Anna Angelina Wolfers and Hans-Martin Stier in the lead roles. With Siegel and Sönke Andersen he created the viral spot "Schalenklau" for the company PayPal, which had over two million views on the Internet and was broadcast in several television shows.

At the University of Duisburg-Essen he was a lecturer and had 2011 a cameo in the movie Eine Insel namens Udo.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2004 Frauenparkplatz director
2005 Transfamily director of photographie
Schwarzer Peter director
Mittsommer Director
2006 Poldis Engel production manager
2007 Absolution co-producer
2008 Jabhook writer director
2011 Brüder producer

Awards[edit]

His short film Frauenparkplatz won the Made For Mobile Award 2007. In 2010 his viral spot for the Internationale Filmschule Köln was nominated for the Viral Video Award.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Viral Video Award 2010" (in German). interfilm Berlin. Retrieved 2010-11-22. 

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