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Nico Mahler

BA Film | VFX & Animation


VFX & Animation (a. o. HUGO)



NICO MAHLER was born and raised in Hamburg, ran track, played piano and tennis. Attended the media profile in high school, planned and designed many audio projects and films. Two internships at SPIEGEL in the multimedia and design department. Contributed to photos and videos published in Der Spiegel and the app. After graduating from school, planned, filmed, cut and edited music videos. Designed covers for albums of German musicians, planned and implemented several animations, designed advertising campaigns for Instagram of musicians and clubs. In collaboration with students, designed an advertising poster for Square Enixes "Life Is Strange". Since 2019 studying VFX & Animation at ifs Internationale Filmschule Köln, graduating in 2023.

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Still »Hugo«
© Carlo Clever, Nico Mahler, Laura Münzer