About The Filmmakers


Alexandra Berger – Director
DANLAND is the debut documentary for filmmaker Alexandra Berger. Her expansive experience in the independent film world has proven her eye for a great story. As Director of New York City’s The Fifth Night Short Film and Screenplay Series for over eight years, Alexandra kick-started the development of over fifty feature films including such critically acclaimed titles as GIRLFIGHT, ROGER DODGER, TRANSAMERICA and TREES LOUNGE.
Avi Zev Weider – Producer
Avi is a New York City-based producer, writer and director.  In addition to producing DANLAND, Avi is director of the feature documentary WELCOME TO THE MACHINE and was Associate Producer on the BAFTA-nominated 30TH CENTURY MAN. With his company, Loop Filmworks, Avi produced over fifty spots for clients such as HBO and Bravo. Avi is also the writer/director of the Sloan Foundation and Sundance Institute supported feature film project ZEROES AND ONES. He is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) fellowship in screenwriting, a New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Individual Artist Grant and multiple fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.