BILINGUAL - Speaks English and Chinese to work with both foreign clients and local crews. VISUAL STORYTELLER - With his background in screenwriting, Berteig is able to assist directors to tell their story in images. ON BUDGET, ON TIME - Berteig works with producers to manage equipment lists and crews, bringing in their projects on budget, on time.
Alexei Berteig is a Canadian film director, writer and cinematographer. He is currently in pre-production on a UK-China coproduction of a romantic comedy to be shot in Shanghai next year. Alexei Berteig graduated from the prestigious Canadian Film Centre Writer’s Lab in 1998. He has written several feature scripts for producers in Asia and Canada, and has worked as a story editor for major feature films. As a commercial cinematographer, his clients include Adidas, HP, Motorola, Haier, Tiens, and Mendale, while his feature-film credits include the indie hit “Walking The Dead.” He has directed several short films and commercials and is an award-winning documentary director. He also maintains his interests in drawing, acting, music and photography, disciplines that have been a source of inspiration in his professional career. Alexei and his Chinese wife currently live in Beijing with their two daughters.