Chris Silber

Chris Silber

writer, producer, additional crew

Chris Silber was born on Apr 26, 1971 in Germany. Chris Silber's big-screen debut came with Julietta directed by Christoph Stark in 2001. Chris Silber is known for North Face directed by Philipp Stölzl, Benno Fürmann stars as Toni Kurz and Johanna Wokalek as Luise Fellner. Chris Silber has got 7 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Chris Silber achieved is Munich Film Festival. The upcoming new tvshow Chris Silber plays is Sam - A Saxon - Season 1 which will be released on Apr 26, 2023.

Chris Silber is an Emmy winning writer, producer and filmmaker who splits his time between Los Angeles, Atlanta and Berlin. His most notable contributions to film include Golden Globe and Bafta nominated "Goodbye Lenin!", critically acclaimed Alpine drama "North Face" and Black Reel-winning New York romance "My Last Day Without You", which he also co-produced.Born in Germany and raised bilingual, Silber co-created Disney Plus Star's first German original series "Sam - A Saxon", on which he worked as a head writer and creative producer.A1940s TV series created by Silber, inspired by his grandfather's encounters with leading Nazi figures after WWII was picked up by a major international studio in 2021, with Silber attached to show-run.Screen International has called Silber "one of Europe's hottest screenwriters". Several of his works for German-language television have broken ratings records.In 2011 the Vilcek Foundation honored Silber as "an immigrant filmmaker... whose creative spirit enlivens and inspires American cinema".A stage actor and music journalist from his teenage years, he debuted as a playwright at the Vienna Burgtheater at the age of 24.Silber has taught screenwriting at La Sierra University in California.In 2022 he married actress and writer Tracey Graves.Chris has worked with John Malkovich, Donnie Yen, Academy Award nominee Peter Straughan, Academy Award winner Volker Schlöndorff, Terence Hill, Nicole Beharie, Reg E. Cathey and many others.

  • Birthday

    Apr 26, 1971
  • Place of Birth

    Berlin, Germany

Known For


7 wins & 3 nominations

Munich Film Festival
Best Film
Winner - Bernd Burgemeister TV Movie Award (VFF)
German Children's-Film & TV-Festival
Best Feature - Long
Winner - Children Jury Golden Sparrow
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