Niels Buchholzer is a Copenhagen based DoP shooting everything from drama to commercials. He
loves the diversity of working in different genres and simply just love to work.
Born in 1978 and graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2009 Niels Buchholzer is
a relatively young DOP shed in the light of his volume of work. Studied first to become a still
photographer in Copenhagen and London in the field of documentary and then moved into cinema.


CV:
Feature Films: 
2017 - En Frygtelig Kvinde / Director: Christian Tafdrup / Nordisk Film (release 25.12.17)
2017 - Aminas Breve / Director: Jacob Bitsch / ToolBox.
2013 - Not at Home / Directors: Katja Adomiet & Shahrbanoo Sadat / Adomiet Film & Juna Film.
2013 - Sobra Ella / Director: Mauricio T Valle / Filmadora Nacional.

TV Drama Series:
2017 - Håbet / TV2 mini series / Director Christian E Christiansen / Zentropa (preproduction)
2016 - Kanonkongen Freja / Director: Natasha Arthy / DR Denmark / 8 episodes.
2015 - Sjit Happens 3 / Directors: Jacob Birsch & Esben Tønnesen / Mastiff A/S / 10 episodes.
2013 - Dicte / TV2 Denmark & ZDF Germany / Director: Kasper Barfod / Miso Film / 4 episodes.

Short Fiction:
2012 - Little Nighthunter / Director: Katja Adomeit / Zentropa.
2012 - Vildfugl / Director: Jacob Bitsch / SF Film.
2011 - Brainy / Director: Daniel Borgman / Zentropa.
2009 - Berik / Director: Daniel Borgman / Zentropa.
2009 - Sky / Director: Mikkel Sørensen / Zentropa.
2009 - Købehavn / Director: Andreas Dalsgaard / The National Film School of Denmark.
2009 - Lars & Peter / Director: Daniel Borgman / Two Little Ghosts.
2008 - Ulykkesfugl / Director: Rasmus Birch / Zentropa

Documentary:
2014 - Danmark Sælger Ud / Director: Frederik Brun Madsen / DR Denmark
2012 - Shapes of Hope / Director: Ditte Haarløv Johnsen / Bullit Film (2nd unit)

And shot numerous commercials and music videos.

Film Awards:
Nominated: Robert / Best Short TV-series 2015 / Sjit Happens 3.
Nominated: Robert / Best Long TV-series 2013 / Dicte.
Nominated: Nordic Panorama / Best Short 2013 / Vildfugl.
Nominated: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012/ Best Short / Brainy.
Nominated: European Film Awards 2011 / Best Short / Berik.
Nominated: Locarno International Film Festival 2011 / Best Short / Brainy.
Winner: Grand Prize at Semaine de la Critique, Cannes Film Festival 2010 / Berik.
Nominated: Robert / Best Short 2010 / Lars & Peter.
Winner: The CILECT grand prize 2010 / Copenhagen.
Nominated: Palme d’or / Best Short / Cannes Film Festival 2009. Lars & Peter.
Nominated: Warzaw International Film Festival / Best Short 2009 / Lars & Peter.
Nominated: Chicago International Film Festival / Best Short 2009 / Lars & Peter.

Education:
2005-2009 the National Film School of Denmark. Cinematography.
2002-2005 Worked as a freelance Lightning Technician.
2000-2002 ba(hons) Photography. London College of Printing.
1999 Fatamorgana. the Danish School of Art Photography.

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1978.