Niels is a great storyteller. His childhood in a hippie commune has gifted him with great insight in people behaviour and his low key and subtle humour still drives many of his films, that is both beautiful and done with excellent film craft.

Most of his work consist a warm human touch combined with a humoristic twist, and of most importance and the essential key to his successful work; Niels carefully chosen cast.

His films are always fun to watch because of the immense of clever details in the art direction as well as in the acting.

Furthermore Niels has directed and written 3 feature film, which has been awarded in Berlin Film festival, and his television series gives him a great understanding for actors and getting absolutely maximum out there performance.

Niels started doing short fiction film – which gave him awards at Clermont Ferrand and Tampere as well domestic prizes, and this gave him a good platform for starting in the commercials Niels enjoys a lot. Today Niels works for many markets but is still based in Copenhagen Denmark.


  • 1 Gold and 2 silver in Epica.
  • 2 bronze lions in Cannes.
  • 1, gold, silver and 2 bronze at Eurobest.
  • 1 gold 1 silver and 2 bronze at Clio awards.
  • Silver and bronze in New York Festival.
  • Several Danish Arnold awards – as well as best Campaign at True Award.
  • Numerous shortlists in Cannes Lions.
  • Numerous shortlist for Eurobest, Epica and Clio.
  • Numerous shortlists in Danish festivals.
  • last month his latest film for IKEA was awarded film of the year in Russia at the site.