Nicola von Leffern
Nicola von Leffern (*1986) is a German-Austrian director, born and raised in Hamburg. Early in her career, she began to work as a journalist
for television (NBC, ORF, Pro7) and it was there that she found her passion in making film and telling audiovisual stories.
After finishing her studies in Theatre, Film and Media Studies at the University of Vienna and the “Comuncación Audiovisual”
in Salamanca (ES), she decided to enroll at university once more and began her studies at the Filmacamdemy Vienna in 2013.
Her current works focus on topics such as “female empowerment” and “state of the art”, in the form of short films, music videos,
advertisements, and documentaries. Her films have premiered at various international film festivals, and have drawn international
attention. Nicola von Leffern is active in the realm of dreamy authenticity, she delves into her characters in the most intimate
fashion, and shows them in a way that is that is typical of her “female gaze”.