About Nico Sanft

    Hi, I'm Nico. I'm a director/editor based in Hamburg, Germany. I love exploring life through the lens of a film—with strong visual storytelling and a human narrative at its core. I'm always looking for new challenges. Let's collaborate.

    Known for

    Movies in other capacities

    2022The BoarShort FilmNico SanftCold Entertainment, Nico Sanft [de]screenwriter
    2021The SwarmersShort FilmAlison KuhnFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]1st AD (local system)
    2021Under WaterShort FilmFrederic KauHamburg Media School2nd AD crowd (local system)
    2021Zu Zweit (WT)Short FilmNico SanftCold Entertainment, Nico Sanft [de]screenwriter
    2021Zero Chill (WT)TV Series, NetflixMultipleLime Pictures Limited [uk]data wrangler / digital loader
    2019Fünf Nach ZwölfMedium Length FilmTarek RoehlingerFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]digital compositor / compositing artist
    2019The Space In Between (Bewerbungsfilm)Short FilmNico SanftCold Entertainment, Nico Sanft [de]screenwriter
    2014Kinderspiel (Bewerbungsfilm)Short FilmNico SanftCold Entertainment, Nico Sanft [de]screenwriter

    Film awards

    2019Iris (Wettbewerbsbeitrag Klappe!)KLAPPE 2019 (48 Stunden Wettbewerb)JurypreisWinner
    2019Iris (Wettbewerbsbeitrag Klappe!)KLAPPE 2019 (48 Stunden Wettbewerb)PublikumspreisWinner
    2017Bessere ZeitenCamgaroo Award [de]Science FictionWinner
    2015Hilfe von obenCamgaroo AwardEmotionsWinner
    2014SonnenfleckenCamgaroo Award [de]ActionNominated


    2011Verdener Filmklappe (1st Place)
    2011BlizzCon Movie Contest (3rd Place)
    2010Verdener Filmklappe (1st Place)
    2009Verdener Filmklappe (1st Place)
    2008Verdener Filmklappe (1st Place)

    Basic data

    Immediate working areaHamburg
    1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Hamburg