BIOGRAPHY

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NILS KELLER

Nils studied film directing in the city where he was born. Munich, Germany. As a film, commercial and TV director, he loves to tell character-driven stories ranging from 10 seconds to 120 minutes.

His short films have been screened at several renowned film festivals around the world  such as LA Shorts and Sapporo International Short Film Festival. As an advertising director, he works for clients such as Pringles, BMW and Sodastream, winning several awards, including at ADC Germany, New York Festival Advertising Awards and the Golden Award of Montreux. Currently he is post-producing his first German TV project.

PROJECTS (SELECTION)

Almost Home

Production: LeHof Media

Short Film, 2022, 29'59''//36’40''

• LA Shorts International Film Festival / US – Official Selection

• 49th Student Academy Awards / US – Finalist (Medalist selection pending)

• Global University Film Awards 2022 / Hong Kong – Short List (Winner selection pending)

SODASTREAM - Modern Life

Client: Sodastream

Production: Saltwater Films

Agency: TBWA

TVC, 2022, 00'15''

SOKO Köln (Postproduction)

Client: ZDF

Production: Network Movie

TV Series, 2022, 3 Episodes à 43'00''

Enemy of the People (in Development)

Production: TBD

Feature Film, 2022, 100'

DKB - In The Mix

Client: DKB

Agency: Freunde des Hauses

Production: Soup Film

TVC, 2022, 00’30''

REWE - Bring dich ins Spiel

Client: REWE

Agency: FUSE

Production: Mädchenfilm

Online Film Series, 2021, 3 Episodes

DKB - Geldverbesserer Kampagne

Client: DKB

Agency: Freunde des Hauses

Production: Soup Film

TVC Series, 2021, 4 Episodes à 00’20''

AUDI x FC BAYERN

Client: AUDI

Production: Rabbitz Film

Online Commercial, 2nd Unit Director, 2021, 0'30''

OVOMALTINE - Orangutan

Client: Ovomaltine

Agency: David+Martin

Production: Friends&Fellows

Online Commercial Series, 2020, 3 Episodes à 0'20''

BMW x ANDROID AUTO - Twinkle, Twinkle

Client: BMW

Agency: Territory Webguerillas

Production: Ivory Productions

Online Commercial, 2020, 0'25'' 

ARIEL - Disco Clean

Client: Procter & Gamble

Agency: [m]studios

Production: Neuland

Online Commercial, 2020, 0'30'' 

SIEMENS - FoHC

Client: Siemens

Production: Rabbitz Film

Online Film - Branded Content, 2020, 3'40'' 

Midnight Regulations

Production: University of Television and Film Munich

Short Film, 2019, 37’45''

• Hof International Film Festival / GER – Official Selection

 Shnit International Shortfilm Festival – International Competition

• Biberacher Filmfestspiele / GER – Mid-Length Competition

 LIIFE / USA - Nominee Best Student Film

 Riverside International Film Festival / USA - Official Selection

 Golden Door International Film Festival / USA - Official Selection

GIFF / USA – Nominee Grand Jury Award
• FILMZ - Festival des dt. Kinos / GER – Mid-Length Competition

E.ON -Cat Mansion

Client: E.ON

Idea: Nils Keller

Production: Videoboost

Online Film - Branded Content, 2019, 1'40'' 

• ADC Germany - Bronze Nail

• New York Festivals Advertising Awards - Finalist Award / Use of Humor

• New York Festivals Advertising Awards - Bronze Award / Art Department

• Deutscher Werbefilmpreis - Nomination Best Art Department

E.ON - Dog Christmas

Client: E.ON

Idea: Nils Keller

Production: Videoboost

Online Film - Branded Content, 2019, 2'09'' 

 

PRINGLES - Hey, I'm Pringles

Client: Pringles

Agency: Jung von Matt / Sports

Production: Simon & Paul

Online Commercial Series, 2019, 3 Episodes à 0'30''

SIEMENS - Adland

Client: Siemens Junelight

Agency: R/GA

Production: Simon & Paul

Online Commercial, 2019, 0'40''

SIEMENS - Effect

Client: Siemens Junelight

Agency: R/GA

Production: Simon & Paul

Online Commercial, 2019, 0'20''  

HUAWEI - MateBook X Pro präsentiert: Justus & Vater

Client: Huawei

Agency: Jung von Matt

Production: Simon & Paul

Online Commercial Series, 2018, 3 Episodes à 0'25''

    

LOVOO - Hier könnt ihr es machen

Client: Lovoo

Agency: Jung von Matt

Production: Simon & Paul

TVC Series, 2018, 3 Episodes à 0'20''

   

STEPSTONE - Man on Mars

Client: StepStone

Production: Cellardor Film / Hellmann & Traub GbR

Student Spec-Spot, 2018, 1’00''

   

MOOSEHEAD LAGER - The Moose Tale

Client: Moosehead Lager

Production: Cellardor Film / Hellmann & Traub GbR

Student Spec-Spot, 2017, 2’00''

• Golden Award of Montreux / Talent Award: Finalist

 

SIMPLY MUNICH - The Hardest Job

Client: Simply Munich

Production: Cellardor Film / Hellmann & Traub GbR

Commercial, 2017, 1’47''

• New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films - Gold World Medal

• Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards: Silver Dolphin

• 28. Internationale Wirtschaftsfilmtage Wien: Prix Victoria (Silver)

• The Golden City Gate Berlin - Second Star

• 50. Tourfilm Festival / International Competition: Special Mention

• ART&TUR: 2nd prize in Tourism services

• Amorgos Tourism Film Festival: 2nd prize in Tourism services

  

If Fear (Wenn aus Angst)

Production: University of Television and Film Munich

Short Film, 2016, 25’32''

Festival Internacional de Cine de León / Mexico - Official Short Film Selection

• Blow Up Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival / USA - Finalist

 

Hamlet (Das Theater)

Production: University of Television and Film Munich

Short Film, 2015, 14’00''

 

Orpheus

Production: University of Television and Film Munich

Short Film, 2015, 14’00''