Nico Beyer

Nico Beyer

Director at Neue Sentimental Film

Hamburg, Germany
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Summary

Nico Beyer’s work is characterised by its unique visual style 
and wide array of different techniques and formats pushing the boundaries within film. After graduating design school in Düsseldorf, Nico moved to Paris to direct music videos. His work for French independent bands and MTV Europe lead him being 
signed by Propaganda Films, USA. In 1993, Nico moved to New York and directed music videos for Suzanne Vega, The Verve, The Cocteau Twins, They Might Be Giants, Erasure and the Pet Shop Boys
- resulting in international recognition.
One of his first commercial projects (a social spot against violence on television)
won him a Gold Lion at the Cannes Lions Festival. From there he continued to direct campaigns for Mercedes Benz, Nike, 
Adidas, Panasonic, Infinity, BMW, O2, Lexus or GM and has won 
multiple Clio, Cresta, Cannes Lions, ADC, EPICA, LIA awards. Social projects remain an important part of Nico’s work. In 2002 he directed a 
spot “The Big Dictator” for Michael Moore’s MoveOn.org, which won the Grand 
Prix at the Ad Spot Non-Profit Festival. Nico’s Campaign for Caritas 
tackles hidden poverty within society and recently won gold at the Cresta Awards and the Grand Prix at the Red Dot Awards. 

People I worked with

André Aimaq
Creative Director / Managing Director
Aimaq von Lobenstein
Lars Ohlschläger
Art Director
Aimaq von Lobenstein
Barbara Schmitt
Production Company Producer
Neue Sentimental Film
Kirsten Remstädt
Agency Producer
Aimaq von Lobenstein
Eric Grunbaum
Executive Creative Director
TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Los Angeles

Positions

Director

Cobblestone Filmproduktion GmbH
Hamburg, Germany

Director

Neue Sentimental Film
Berlin, Germany
Neue Sentimental Film

Director

Partizan Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Director

Scholz & Friends European Office
Bruxelles, Belgium
Scholz & Friends European Office

Director

DDB Tribal Wien
Wien, Austria

Director

KNSK Werbeagentur GmbH, GWA
Hamburg, Germany

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