I’m a Young Director based in Munich & Berlin, Germany.
Nicolai was born and raised in Berlin, where he co-founded a production company for indie features and worked as a production manager. In 2011 he moved to Munich to study directing at the University of Television and Film. For his work he received a scholarship of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. He graduated a commercial masterclass with his spot „Blood, Head & Cheers“ which won the golden prize at the ADC junior award 2018. In 2022 he won the talent award for best editing at the German camera award.
Nicolai loves to tell unique and exceptional stories combining both drama and comedy. He works very intensively with everyone involved to create memorable images, to focus on authentic performances and to find the right tone for each story.
He lives in Munich and Berlin and has two children.