Birger graduated from the National Film & Television School in 2006, with an MA ( Distinction ) in Composing for Film & Television. Before coming to the UK, he studied music at Freiburg’s Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in his native Germany. Birger was also selected from over 300 applicants, as one of only twelve participants of the highly regarded ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop, held in Los Angeles in July 2007.
His recent work includes upcoming German Netflix drama series Sunshine Eyes, feature film Deer Woman Child by fellow NFTS graduate Gabrielle Russell and two- times Emmy-nominated feature-length documentary 9/11-Life Under Attack for itv, which was also nominated for an RTS Programme Award 2022.
Other projects include Jan Krüger’s feature films Die Geschwister (Brother&Sister) and Auf der Suche (Looking for Simon), which screened at the Berlinale 2011, Alexandra McGuinness' feature film Lotus Eaters (Tribeca Film Festival am... ...Read more