ניר ברגר - תסריטאי ובמאי - Nir Berger
Nir Berger is an Israeli screenwriter, showrunner and director working in TV and film, both in Israel and internationally. Graduate with honors from the Tel Aviv University Film School and the exclusive European screenwriters’ program, Serial Eyes.
Nir has written and directed several series and films, working in various genres ranging from live-action dramedy series to animated satires. Recent notable works include the hit dramedy series Dismissed ("HaMefakedet") – winner of 18 Israeli TV Academy Awards for the first two seasons, including best screenplay and best dramedy series, and the public broadcaster’s most-watched drama series of 2021; the award-winning animated web series Dead End (Slamdance 2021); and the award-winning short film Touch (Palm Springs ShortFest 2020).
He has also served as head writer and as staff writer on several series, including the highly regarded sketch show The Jews Are Coming - winner of the 2021 Israeli TV Academy Awards for best writing.
You can find Nir's detailed CV here or check out individual projects in-depth under the "Projects" tab.
He is currently working on additional seasons of Dismissed, while also developing a slate of new, original series projects.