Lukas Nicolaus was born in Stuttgart. After his graduation he gained a lot of experiences during his internships in different television and film production companies. He studies cinematography at the university of television and film in Munich since 2013. Besides several short films and two feature films he had the opportunity to shoot documentary shorts in foreign countries such as Iran, Bangladesh or Bosnia and Herzegovina. Lukas fascination for different cultures , people and their surroundings help him stay focused on his commitment finding the images every single story demands. Eager to accept every challenge and stay patient in all circumstances.
In 2019, Lukas got nominated for the German Cinematography-Award ( Deutscher Kamerapreis ) and was awarded gold for the commercial „Levis - Made for strength“ at the New York Young Ones ADC Festival in the category - Best Cinematography.
2019 The DNA of dignity / Documentary Feature / Director: Jan Baumgartner2019 Made for strength / Commercial / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern2019 Use your brain / Commercial / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern2018 Blei / Short / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern2017 Talking Soil / Documentary / Director: Jan Baumgartner2017 Vom Graben / Fiction / Director: Lukas Väth2017 Fight for your Ideas / Commercial / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern2017 Blood is spirit / Short / Director: Rupert Gruber2016 Der Lichte Grund / Medium length Film / Director: Lukas Väth2016 Bis einer weint / Short / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern2015 Kids of Teheran / Documentary / Director: Daniel Assadi Faezi2014 Das Langsame und das Immerwährende / Short / Director: Lukas Väth2014 Brennschneider / Documentary / Regie: Daniel Assadi Faezi
Blei / Queen Palm International Film Festival / Best Cinematography - GoldBlei / German Cinematography-Award / Nomination - Young talentMade for Strength / The Young Ones, ADC 2019 / Best Cinematography - GoldMade for Strength / New York Festivals Advertising Awards 2019 / Best Cinematography - Bronze
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