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NICOLAAS SCHMIDT
lives and works as a Human Resource and Gréyalisateur in Hamburg, Europe. He studied Visual Communication (Film) and Fine Arts (Mixed Media, Time Based Media) at the Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts (with: please see progress/thankyou 0.3.1-0.4.0). His works are shown at international film festivals and exhibitions. Currently he is available.
He works with various media, primarily time-based. His main points of interest are atmospheric long-term dramaturgies with repetitive elements of emotion, reduction, banality or subtle ambivalent radicalism. Some occasionally call this Visual Poetry or Romantic Conceptualism.


AWARDS/NOMINATIONS
2017
Nomination, First Steps German Film Academy Award "Final Stage"
Special Jury Prize, Berlin International Film Festival (Perspektive Deutsches Kino) for "Final Stage"
Nomination, Teddy Award (Best Short Film) "Final Stage"
2015
Jury Award, International Short Film Festival Hamburg for "36000 Frames RGB - 29th Special: Die Manifestation des Kapitalismus in unserem Leben ist die Traurigkeit"
2013
Scholarship, Karl H. Ditze Stiftung for "36000 Frames RGB", "The Flicker 3D"
2011
Jury Diploma, Message To Man International Film Festival St. Petersburg (In Silico - Int. Competition of Experimental Films) for "Sense+Inniocence"