Christian Becker (field recordings) was born in 1971 in Duesseldorf. He worked as an assistant photographer in Duesseldorf and in Paris. Thereafter he studied at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne and at the Escuela de cine y television in Cuba. In 2002, together with Oliver Schwabe, he founded "field recordings" and both directors decided to work as a duo. Their first feature film EGOSHOOTER had its premiere at Locarno in 2004. TENDER PARASITES is their second feature film.