Julia Berg is a freelance filmmaker and writer. She received her MA in Visual Anthropology from the University of Manchester (UK). Before, she studied documentary and fictionfilm direction at the Film Academy Beijing (P.R.China); Social Anthropology and Chinese Studies at the University of Hamburg and Visual Communication at HfbK Hamburg (Germany).
She has researched, written and co-directed several documentaries for television (arte, ZDF, etc) and completed an internship at the ARD-Studio in Beijing. A main focus lies on China, as she speaks fluently Chinese and has long term fieldwork and ethnographic film production experience there. Other countries she has cross-cultural filmexperience in include Syria, Vietnam, Cambodia, Australia and some European countries.
Julia Berg is a lecturer for Ethnographic Film and Video at Universität Bremen and Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.