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Nelson Farber is a writer, director, producer, television journalist and actor. His content regularly appears on Germany’s top culture and science television slots, including Aspekte/ZDF, Kulturzeit/3sat and Nano/3sat.

With a B.A. from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts and Law Degree from the American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC, he later went on to study filmmaking at The New School and School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, and theater and acting in Berlin. He is an alum the prestigious Documentary Campus Masterschool, Class of 2010.

Nelson is a co-founder of ‘Directors Collective’ in New York City – an ongoing collaborative exchange between filmmakers that includes workshops with directors and actors. He can be seen regularly behind the microphone at ‘The Bear’ storytelling performances in Berlin, where he recently won the audience award for the story ‘My First Crime Spree,’ which recounts his indiscretions as a five year old, qualifying him to appear at The Bear’s Eve of the Champsheld in June, 2020. He has acted in lead roles in a number of festival films, as well as performed live in experimental and immersive theater projects and workshops.

Nelson’s early film Final Position about a chess player’s last game recently was selected for the 2020 edition of The Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, and he is pleased to be premiering his medium length narrative Song of Solomon – an unconventional telling of a day in the life of a lawyer, that blends dramady and magical realism.

Nelson is most interested in stories in which people struggle against fixed perceptions and demands of others to forge their own identities. His approach is practical and concrete when required, but he naturally gravitates towards content that is genre-bending and a bit outré.

For more information, please visit Nelson’s IMDB Pro page.