CHRISTINE T BERG & DREW DIAMOND
CHRISTINE T. BERG
Christine T. Berg was born in Bangkok, Thailand, raised an army brat in Germany, and served eight years as a Russian linguist and Blackhawk helicopter crewmember in the American Army. She holds an MFA in Film and Television Production from USC. Her current film WONDER BUFFALO was developed by Christine and her partner Simon Shterenberg at the Writers Guild Foundation Veterans Writing Program and granted the 2016 Innovative Technology Award from the Entertainment Technology Center at USC to make a short movie and an additional VR project.
WONDER BUFFALO: THE VR EXPERIENCE was a finalist in the Television Academy’s new juried Emmy category for 2017 - Innovation in Interactive Programming. Netflix acquired the dramatic feature BURNING SANDS co-written by Christine as one of its first Netflix Original features. BURNING SANDS premiered in at Sundance in 2017 as part of the U.S. Dramatic Competition.
Drew Diamond is an LA based producer originally from South Texas. He received his MFA in film production from USC School of Cinematic Arts where he produced the Student Academy Award winning documentary, “A Second Chance”. Fascinated by storytelling in all forms he prides himself in producing content across different mediums. Most recently he produced the episodic series pilot "Pineapple" which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, “The Suitcase” which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Fest, in addition to the VR short film, "Wonder Buffalo" which premiered at SXSW 2017.
Drew is currently a producer at Realtra overseeing volumetric productions and a consultant for the think tank Entertainment Technology Center leading R&D projects focused on new technology in film and the VR/AR space for Disney, Universal, Warner Brothers, Technicolor, Google Cloud, & Amazon AWS.