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Nikolai Huber is a director of photography based in Germany. His cinematographic work focuses on features and documentary films.

He started working as a camera operator and lighting technician at the Munich Kammerspiele Theatre and as a visual effects artist at Trixter. In 2014, he began his camera studies at the University of Television and Film Munich and has shot multiple fictional as well as documentary films, many of them awarded on international film festivals.

For „Find Fix Finish“, Nikolai Huber received a special mention by the Jury for best Cinematography at the 2017 Camerimage International Film Festival, his work for “The Raft” was nominated for best Cinematography at the German Camera Award 2020.

In addition to his work as a cinematographer, Nikolai Huber works as a Cameraoperator, Visual Effects Artist and DIT for internationally acclaimed productions such as James Franco's "Future World", Ivan Tverdovsky's "Jump Man" and Werner Herzog's “Fireball”. He is frequently working as Lead Compositor at Film SRL in Venezia where he's heavily involved in the development of emerging technologies and interdepartmental workflows for visual effects and virtual productions.

Visual Effects & DIT
Latest Work:

Fireball Directed by Werner Herzog, Apple TV+
Junior Colourist & Lead Compositing Artist
Dolby Vision HDR

Future World Directed by James Franco, Ambi Group
Compositing Artist for Film SRL

Captain America 2: The First Avenger Directed by Joe Russo, Anthony Russo - Marvel Studios
Compositing Artist for Trixter

Pretenders Directed by James Franco, Rabbit Bandini US
Compositing Artist for Film SRL

Master Butcher Singing Club Directed by Uli Edel, Constantin Film, Moovie, ZDF German Television
On-Set Visual Effects / DIT

Jumpman Directed by Ivan Tverdovsky, F&ME Production
Lead Compositing Artist

Latest Work:

Directed by Nicole Huminski, Bluegreenfilm
Camerimage 2021, nominated for the German Camera Award 2022

The Raft Directed by Sylvain Cruiziat, Maverick Film, Arte & BR
Toronto International Festival '19, nominated for the German Camera Award 2019

Find Fix Finish Directed by Sylvain Cruiziat, BR German Television
Camerimage 2017, Vision du Réel 2017, IDFA 2017, Dok.fest Munich, MoMA DOC Fortnight, … 
Winner: Documentamadrid '17, Guanjuato Int’ Film Festival '17, Amnesty International Award

Tommaso Directed by Abel Ferrara, B-Camera
Festival de Cannes 19 - Séance Speciale

Octopus and Moray Directed by Sebastian Husak, Mid-length Feature, Max-Ophüls-Preis 2019

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