Werner Herzog, Director | DePaul VAS

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Werner Herzog was born in Munich on September 5, 1942. He grew up in a remote mountain village in Bavaria and studied History and German Literature in Munich and Pittsburgh (for four days).

Herzog made his first film in 1961 at the age of 19. Since then he has produced, written, and directed more than sixty feature- and documentary films, such as AGUIRRE, THE WRATH OF GOD (1972), NOSFERATU (1978), FITZCARRALDO (1982), LESSONS OF DARKNESS (1992), LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY (1997), MY BEST FIEND (1999), INVINCIBLE (2000), GRIZZLY MAN (2005), ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (2007), and CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS (2011).

Herzog has published more than a dozen books of prose, and directed as many operas.

Moderated by Visiting Artists Series founder Jonah Zeiger
Recorded on 1/9/12
Produced by an entirely student crew at DePaul University
Faculty Producer Jonah Zeiger
Production Stage Manager Angie Gaffney
Floor Manager Amanda Pfliedger
Theatre Manager & Media Operator Chris Vinopal
Audio Supervisor Rob Steel
Media Supervisor Sharon Mooney
Savvas Paritsis
Video Director Matt Lloyd
Camera Operators Brad Cannady, Peg Bang,
Miguel Torres,
Key Sound Derek Katzer
Sound Crew Jacqui Bilder, Morgan Madison, Peter Moxley, Joseph Kosty
Still Photographer Lucas Cellars
House Manager Nick Helfers
Running Crew / Ushers Cameron Ciesil, Mike Horky,
Kaitlin Martin, Elizabeth Meister, Ben Sherman
Editor Nick Schmidt

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