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.
2022 Wer gräbt den Bestatter ein? / Fiction Feature / Director's: Tanja&Andreas Schmidbauer
2022 The DNA of dignity / Documentary Feature / Director: Jan Baumgartner
2021 Windstill / Fiction Feature / Director: Nancy Camaldo
2021 Langsam vergesse ich Eure Gesichter / Documentary Feature / Director: Daniel Assadi Faezi
2019 Made for strength / Commercial / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern
2019 Use your brain / Commercial / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern
2018 Blei / Short / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern
2017 Talking Soil / Documentary / Director: Jan Baumgartner
2017 Vom Graben / Fiction / Director: Lukas Väth
2017 Fight for your Ideas / Commercial / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern
2017 Blood is spirit / Short / Director: Rupert Gruber
2016 Der Lichte Grund / Medium length Film / Director: Lukas Väth
2016 Bis einer weint / Short / Director: Benjamin Leichtenstern
2015 Kids of Teheran / Documentary / Director: Daniel Assadi Faezi
2014 Das Langsame und das Immerwährende / Short / Director: Lukas Väth
2014 Brennschneider / Documentary / Regie: Daniel Assadi Faezi
Blei / Queen Palm International Film Festival / Best Cinematography - Gold
Blei / German Cinematography-Award / Nomination - Young talent
Made for Strength / The Young Ones, ADC 2019 / Best Cinematography - Gold
Made for Strength / New York Festivals Advertising Awards 2019 / Best Cinematography - Bronze
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