Eric Esser

made his first short film in 2003. Upon completion of his studies in media informatics at Beuth University of Applied Sciences, he worked for the Berlin Social Science Center. In 2005 he began his studies at the Filmarche Berlin, a self-governed film school where he majored in directing and documentary film-making.

He is currently a member of the Filmarche Elders’ Council and engaged in the AG DOK, a working group for documentary film-making. 2019 he finished his Master's Degree in documentary film-making at the Konrad Wolf Film University in Potsdam, Germany.

Eric Esser lives and works on Berlin.


  • 2019 The Angel of History (documentary, 10’’)
  • 2018 Rotation (documentary, 71’’)
  • 2014 We Weren't Given Anything for Free (documentary, 56’’)
  • 2013 Chaja & Mimi (documentary, 10’’)
  • 2006 Cevapcici (Codiretion, documentary, 10’’)
  • 2006 Dawn of the Dorks (trash, 22’’)
  • 2004 November (trash, 5’’)
  • 2003 buns (trash, 5'')