Filmmaker of the Year

German director Edward Berger has finally received the “Filmmaker of the year 2022” award from the Västerås Film Festival. Edward is proud and filled with joy to receive this prestigious award from the Västerås Film Festival He and the team won four Oscars for Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best original Score and Best International Feature Film, for his film “All Quiet on the Western Front” (”Im Westen nichts Neues”) at the Academy Awards for the film year 2022 in Mars 2023. Read more at Oscars 2023.

Motivation: He has shown the great contrast in a lost war (1st World War) how people change from joy of life, visions and friendship to chaos, disintegration and death. A master of screenplay, direction and visual storytelling.

Edward Berger is a German director and screen writer. He has directed films such as Jack (2014), All My Loving (2019), and TV-series like The Terror and Patrick Melrose, and his latest feature length film All Quiet on the Western Front.

He attended Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, and then transferred to Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where he finished his education in film direction.

Edward will be interviewed on August 26th online at Zita cinema.

Get tickets to the Award Ceremony at Zita Cinema here. SEK 100 for those without a festival card, SEK 50 with. Get a festival card.

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