Christian BECKER (1971, Germany) studied at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne and at the Cuban Film and Television School. He works as a scriptwriter, editor and director for television in Germany and France. Together with Oliver Schwabe he has made several short films that attracted the attention of various festivals. Zarte Parasiten/Tender Parasites is their second feature film.
Ein Wiegenlied die Welt zum Glühen bringt (1996, short doc), Duckskin (1996, short), Fresh Breeze (1997, short), Viene del cielo/Comes from Heaven (1997, short), The Dog and the Sea (1998, short), Small Ride (1999, short), Bait (1999, short), Digital Autonomy (1999, short doc), We will see (2001, short), Egoshooter (2004), Zarte Parasiten/Tender Parasites (2009, co-dir)