Los Angeles, CA, USA
Christine T. Berg was born in Bangkok, Thailand, raised an army brat in Germany, and served eight years as a Russian and German linguist, signal warfare specialist, and Blackhawk helicopter crewmember in the American Army. She holds an MFA in Film and Television Production from USC, 2009. Christine co-wrote BURNING SANDS, a Netflix Original feature film that premiered at Sundance 2017 as part of the U.S. Dramatic Competition. It was one of five independent films financed by Netflix as part of their initial global indie strategy, and is currently streaming on Netflix. WONDER BUFFALO was developed by Christine and her partner Simon Shterenberg at the Writers Guild Foundation Veterans Writing Program and granted the 2016 Innovative Technology Award from the Entertainment Technology Center at USC to make a short movie and an additional VR project which Christine directed simultaneously. WONDER BUFFALO: THE VR EXPERIENCE was a finalist in the Television Academy’s new juried Emmy category for 2017 - Innovation In Interactive Programming. Christine's and Simon's upbringing and life experience fuel there inspiration for writing projects with diverse cast, cross-cultural differences, social and political effects on daily lives, indomitable female point of views, all with a daring edge that pushes at our comfort zone.