A graduate of MFA Film & Television Producing at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film & Media Arts and the School of Visual Art & Design at the University of South Carolina, as a bilingual global citizen, entrepreneur, and creator, Miguel Berg continues to write, produce, and direct internationally recognized, thought provoking, award-winning works that have been featured on such platforms and channels as CW, NBC, E!, Syfy, Travel Channel, Stage 13, ShortsHD, and AMC Theaters. In 2013, he became a Panavision New Filmmaker recipient and his films have screened throughout domestic and international festivals and markets. Recently, he was named a 2017 Latino Media Market Fellow by the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), the nation’s premiere organization and market for LatinX content creators, presented by HBO, ITVS, and the California Arts Council.
An aspiring creative executive, writer, director, and producer, his work has bridged the range of his abilities in producing, writing, directing, marketing and production management that have allowed him to work across the landscape of television. At NBC Entertainment and Universal Television he supported studio executives across various departments within Business Affairs, Business Operations & Late Night, Network Casting, and Movies, Miniseries, and International Co-Productions and worked on such notable hit shows including the EMMY nominated Outstanding Television Movie Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love – the 2nd highest rated TV movie for the network, Taken and This Is Us, among many others. Currently, he serves as the administrator for the Television Workshop at Warner Bros. Television, while supporting the Head of Scripted Development at Warner Bros. Entertainment’s new digital network – Stage 13.
As a leader, he founded of the Gamma Chi Chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity at the University of South Carolina and founded the Greenville International Film Festival that successfully united filmmakers from over 70+ countries in a 5-day celebration with an under-served arts community in the Southeast.
While earning his MFA in Film & Television Producing at Chapman University Dodge College of Film, Television, & Media Arts, he was also the recipient of the Panavision New Filmmakers Award and his thesis film, ‘bastard’, was named as one of the top five films for his year by the Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut Showcase, an annual event that celebrates Chapman University’s best filmmakers at the Director’s Guild of America in Los Angeles, Seattle, and New York City.
During the span of his 10+ year entertainment industry experience, his focus, determination, and imagination have continued to flourish success for his collaborators, forging a fierce impact that inspires dreams beyond imagination. Aspiring to bridge the gap between the US Hispanic, Latin American and US general markets, his career dares to defy norms, which he challenges by sharing his unique perspective of global cultures and markets.