Jacob Berger is a Swiss film director and screenwriter. After studying at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and a first short film titled A Name for Her Desire, Berger filmed his first full-length motion picture, Angels, in Barcelona, with Steve Weber, Belinda Becker, Féodor Atkine and Angela Molina. The film was presented for official competition at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1990.
In 1991 he produced a TV movie, Jour Blanc, in the Swiss Alps with Heinz Benent, Jean-Yves Berteloot et Fabienne Périneau. The film won the Prix de la Fiction at the Antibes Film Festival. His latest film, Un Juif pour l’exemple’ has its UK premiere at this year’s UK International Jewish Film Festival.