Christopher Becker

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Christopher Becker
Born (1980-05-01) 1 May 1980 (age 41)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer
Years active2001–present

Christopher Becker (born 1 May 1980) is a German film director, screenwriter, and film producer.


Becker studied directing at the Internationale Filmschule Köln, where he graduated in 2005. He also held various positions in the film industry, first as a unit production manager, later as a production manager. Already during his studies he made short films, which were represented at national and international film festivals. These include Frauenparkplatz and his graduation film Mittsommer. From 2007 to 2011, he was along with Johannes F. Sievert and Moritz Grenzebach co-owner and managing director of "Pi Filmproduktion".

From 2008 to 2010, he wrote and directed together with Daniel Rakete Siegel the web series Jabhook with Daniel Wiemer, Raphael Rubino, Anna Angelina Wolfers and Hans-Martin Stier in the lead roles. With Siegel and Sönke Andersen he created the viral spot "Schalenklau" for the company PayPal, which had over two million views on the Internet and was broadcast in several television shows.

At the University of Duisburg-Essen he was a lecturer and had 2011 a cameo in the movie Eine Insel namens Udo.


Year Film Role Notes
2004 Frauenparkplatz Director
2005 Transfamily Director of photography
Schwarzer Peter Director
Mittsommer Director, writer
2006 Poldis Engel Production manager
2007 Absolution Co-producer
2008 Jabhook Writer, director
2011 Brüder Producer
2011 Eine Insel namens Udo Actor
2012 Playtime (Spielzeit) Producer 2012 Sundance Film Festival[1]
2012 Pommes essen Actor
2015-2017 Comedy Rocket Producer, writer, director
2018 Die große Entbärung Producer


His short film Frauenparkplatz won the Made for Mobile Award 2007. In 2010, his viral spot for the Internationale Filmschule Köln was nominated for the Viral Video Award.[2]


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  2. ^ "Viral Video Award 2010". interfilm Berlin. Retrieved 22 November 2010.

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