Nicolai Fuglsig (pronounced fuel-see), A graduate of the Danish School of Journalism, came to directing after an acclaimed career as a photojournalist.
In 1999, his book on an untold nuclear disaster won the ICP Infinity Award in New York and the World Press Photo First Prize as well as the Kodak prize for Best Photographer Under 30.
But it was while on assignment as a photographer in the Kosovo war, that Nicolai picked up directing as he recorded footage that eventually became the acclaimed 15-minute documentary, “Return of the Exiled”. The film aired on Danish National Television and was screened in Danish Cinemas.
Today, in addition to his commercial career, Nicolai has a number of high concept movie projects in various stages of production, backed by major studios and independent financiers.
- "Infinity Awards 1996-2006". The International Center of Photography Website. The International Center of Photography (ICP).
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He garnered numerous industry awards for his work on this Sony Bravia commercial featuring 250,000 bouncing balls let loose on the largest hill in San Francisco (Filbert and Leavenworth).
Sony Bravia ‘Balls’ won a Gold Lion in the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in June 2006, and Grand Prix at the Midsummer Awards in London, July 2006.