Niklas Leifert

Born in Hamburg.
Raised in Geneva and Washington, DC.
Acting school at the Bern University of the Arts.
Driver of the road movie unDRIVEN.

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Personal details

Sex Male
Born 1983, Hamburg, Germany, Hamburg
Age range 29 - 41
Build Athletic
Height 178
Hair Light brown
Eye colour Blue
Vocal pitch, dubbing voice Baritone

 

Training

2019 International Screen Acting Workshop with Cathy Haase (Method Acting), Simone Dietrich (Dialect Coach), Rose Wicksteed and Sophie Kingston-Smith (CD), Lana Veenker (CD), Amy Rowan (CD), Christian Wagner (Director), Bogumil Godfrejow (DOP), Paul Mawhinney, Sven Bergmann, and Paulo Scatena (Motion Capture), Anke Zindler and Nina Schattkowsky (PR), Vanessa Henneman and Nancy Thomas (Agents)
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
2018 - 2019 12-Wochen-Weiterbildung mit Tobby Holzinger, Sophie Molitoris, Doina Weber, Toke C. Hebbeln, Olav F. Wehling et al.
FÜR DEN FILM (Germany)
2018 Intensiv-Workshop "Self Awareness" beim Snowdance Independent Filmfestival 5.0 in Landsberg am Lech mit Beate Maes, Sebastian Gerold, Uwe Bünker, Tom Bohn
DAS coaching-netzwerk (Germany)
2017 "Acting in the Englishes" with Dialect Coach Simone Dietrich
Acting Booster Company (Germany)
2011 - 2015 Schauspielstudium (Master of Arts)
Hochschule der Künste Bern (Switzerland)
2008 - 2011 Schauspielstudium (Bachelor of Arts)
Hochschule der Künste Bern (Switzerland)
2007 - 2008 Schauspielstudium am Kärntner Landeskonservatorium in Klagenfurt und Mitglied des KONSE Schauspielensembles
Kärntner Landeskonservatorium (Schauspiel) (Austria)
2006 - 2007 Fünfmonatiges Vorsemester an der Schule für Schauspiel Hamburg (O33) bei Martin Maria Blau, Ulrich Meyer-Horsch und Imke Trommler
Schule für Schauspiel Hamburg (Germany)

 

Skills

Languages German (mother tongue)
English (fluent)
French (good)
Dialects German (Northern) (native dialect)
Hamburg (native dialect)
Accents German (Northern ) (native accent)
American (fluent)
American Southern States (good)
French (good)
Sports Skiing (very good)
Ballsport (very good)
Bowling (very good)
Soccer (good)
Table tennis (good)
Aikido (good)
American football (good)
Baseball (good)
Basketball (good)
Billiards (good)
Darts (good)
Jogging (good)
Canoe (good)
Athletics (good)
Cycling (good)
Ice skating (good)
Tennis (good)
Volleyball (good)
Pool (good)
Rowing (good)
Swimming (good)
Acrobatics (basic)
Juggling (basic)
Badminton (basic)
Archery (basic)
Stage fighting (basic)
Roller blading (basic)
Martial arts (basic)
Rock climbing (basic)
Mountain biking (basic)
Pilates (basic)
Rafting (basic)
Horseback riding (basic)
Rollerskating (basic)
Kayak (basic)
Sword fighting (basic)
Dance Capoeira (basic)
Standard dance (basic)
Dance training (basic)
Dance improvisation (basic)
Dance theatre (basic)
Singing
Musical instruments Drums (basic)

Curriculum

Prizes/Awards
2018 Speedcasting - Teilnahme
Germany
2015 SMS Love Shorty
Germany
2015 SHNIT International Shortfilm Festival
Switzerland

 

Nomination

 

Film
2019 Mommy's Pickles
Steve, a cowboy from Texas (Supporting Lead)
Director: Vadim Dozmorov
2019 Being a Man
Mann (Supporting actor)
Director: Jonas Rothländer
2018 Das Probespiel
Jürgen (Supporting Lead)
Director: Guy Lichtenstein
2018 A Muse
Thomas (Small role)
Director: Jimmy Bontatibus
2017 Im Park scheint die Sonne und es ist schön
Martin (Supporting actor)
Director: Christian Grundey
2016 Screen Test
Casting Assistant (Ongoing role)
Director: Gabriel Daniel Dorobantu
2016 Kora
Arnold (Supporting actor)
Director: Urs Odermatt
2015 Achtung! Casting
Gerd (Supporting actor)
Director: Urs Odermatt
2014 Beerboy und der Lauf um den See
Bierfachmann (Supporting actor)
Director: Christian Grundey
2013 unDRIVEN
Fahrer (Lead)
Director: Niklas Leifert
2009 - 2010 Giorni della Merla - Die Tage der Amsel
Clemens (Lead)
Director: Diego Brentano und Niklas Leifert
2008 Hammer
Psychiater (Supporting actor)
Director: David Hofer

 

Television
2019 SOKO Wismar
Loris Falter, Obdachloser (Small role)
Director: Oren Schmuckler
2013 Bild mit Ton
Bärtiger Arbeitsloser (Member of ensemble)
Director: Lara Stoll, Dominik Wolfinger, Cyrill Oberholzer

 

Theatre
2019 Zwei wie wir
Rudy (Supporting Lead)
Director: Urs Blaser
2018 Ingeborg
Peter Peter (Supporting Lead)
Director: Peter Niklaus Steiner
2018 Sur le Chemin des Dames
Hans (NR) und Coach für Amateurdarsteller (Supporting actor)
Director: Jean-Bernard Philippot
2017 - 2018 Elling
Kjell Bjarne (Supporting Lead)
Director: Niklas Heinecke
2017 Der Hofmeister
Läuffer (Lead)
Director: Peter Staatsmann
2016 Der Elefantenmensch
Dr. Treeves (Member of ensemble)
Director: Jens Schmidl
2016 Der Kaufmann von Venedig
Bassanio und Lanzelot (Member of ensemble)
Director: Peter Staatsmann
2016 Always Crashing in the Same Car
Psychoanalytiker (Member of ensemble)
Director: Peter Staatsmann
2016 Der Hundertjährige, der aus dem Fenster stieg und verschwand
Der Hundertjährige (Lead)
Director: Martin Olbertz
2016 Wir alle für immer zusammen
Walter, Spiek, Mimun, Tom, Opa, Dorfbewohner (Member of ensemble)
Director: Andreas Ricci
2015 Ein Sommernachtstraum
Lysander und Tom Schnauz (Member of ensemble)
Director: Alexander Marusch, Jörg Steinberg
2014 Schwäne des Kapitalismus
Banker Richard (Member of ensemble)
Director: Peter Staatsmann
2014 Tschick
Maik Klingenberg (Lead)
Director: Martin Olbertz
2013 - 2016 Das Letzte Testament
Jesus (Lead)
Director: Martin Maria Blau
2012 LULU - ein Stück Begehren
Dr. Schön (Member of ensemble)
Director: Anne-Süster Andresen
2012 The Favor
Performer, Gott (Member of ensemble)
Director: Ivo Dimchev
2011 holy SHIT happens
Jesus (Lead)
Director: Stephan Lichtensteiger
2011 Das Fest
Toastmaster Helmut (Member of ensemble)
Director: Tomas Flachs Nóbrega
2011 Zwei arme polnisch sprechende Rumänen
Parcha (Member of ensemble)
Director: Stefan Saborowski, Enrico Tettamanti
2010 Striptease
Mann 1 (Lead)
Director: Johannes Mager, Jürgen Wollweber
2008 Pirsch
Führer (Member of ensemble)
Director: Andreas Staudinger
2008 Ein Sommernachtstraum
Puck (Member of ensemble)
Director: Anselm Lipgens
2008 Schnittmuster
Daniel Schreiber (Member of ensemble)
Director: Marion Dimali
2008 Die lustige Witwe
Statue (Extra)
Director: Josef E. Köpplinger
2006 Die kleine Hexe
Regiehospitant (Other)
Director: Dagmar Leding
2000 Feuergesicht
Kurt (Lead)
Director: Marco Štorman

 

Commercials
2019 Toppits – „Everything alright?“
Vater (Member of ensemble)
Director: Katherine Bell
2019 Haribo – Inner Child
Daddy (Member of ensemble)
Director: Max Millies
2019 Yello - Rasieren und Bügeln im Café
Stromsparer (Lead)
Director: Milo
2018 Tabbert Vivaldi 2019
Camper (Lead)
Director: Johann Balda
2018 Weinsberg CaraOne - Edition ICE
Schlanker Mann (Supporting Lead)
Director: Johann Balda
2017 Tanken und abhauen (Shell SmartPay)
Tankender Mann (Supporting Lead)
Director: Jan Litzinger
2016 Arbeiten bei Daimler. Das sind wir. (Daimler AG Recruitment Video)
(Lead)
Director: Axel Weirowski
2013 Swiss Creative Center Neuchâtel
Manfred (Member of ensemble)
Director: Arnaud Baur
2013 All Eyes on the S4 (Samsung/Swisscom)
Bearded Competitor (Member of ensemble)
Director: Kai Sehr

 

Audio
2019 Von der Schönheit der Audio-Produktionen
Mensch (Supporting Lead)
Director: Stephan Lichtensteiger
2018 Multiple
Sprecher (Supporting Lead)
Director: Susanne Janson
2017 Der ehrgeizige Mr. Duckworth
Giacomo (Actor in episode)
Director: Philippe Bruehl

 

Other
2018 Lapwings - Masquerade

Flirtender Mann (Supporting Lead)
Director: Axel Lerner
2017 Das perfekte Date
Snooty Tube Fun
Uwe (Supporting Lead)
Director: Alfons Biedermann
2016 Auf einer Bank

Mann #1 (Supporting Lead)
Director: Benjamin Boric
2016 Nakir
Monsterface Productions
Jude (Lead)
Director: Jonathan Williams
2015 3,72 €
Jasper Zeitz Produktion
Leander (Supporting actor)
Director: Jasper Zeitz
2015 When a Man Loves a Woman
Andecillo Film
Niko (Member of ensemble)
Director: Andreas Graf
2015 Beim letzten Mal
Andecillo Film
Mann (Lead)
Director: Andreas Graf
2015 Tinderella
Eigenproduktion
Mann (Lead)
Director: Heidrun Fiedler & Niklas Leifert
2015 Bedingungslose Liebe
Eigenproduktion
Mann (Lead)
Director: Heidrun Fiedler & Niklas Leifert
2014 Quentin is in Town

Actor (Lead)
Director: Julian Martin
2014 München
Snooty Tube Fun
Perry Kate (Lead)
Director: Alfons Biedermann
2014 Schnalcke wieder Single
Snooty Tube Fun
Robert Schnalcke (Lead)
Director: Alfons Biedermann
2014 Schnalcke seine Freundin
Snooty Tube Fun
Robert Schnalcke (Lead)
Director: Alfons Biedermann
2013 Judgement Day (Street Corner Talking)

Clochard (Lead)
Director: Rafael Kistler
2013 Das ist die Show, die zeigt was Agota Dimen alles kann!
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Chauffeur (Supporting actor)
Director: Piet Baumgartner
2012 - 2013 When the Music Stops
Andecillo Film
Hubert, Dirigent (Lead)
Director: Andreas Graf
2012 Eric
Studiofaktum
Eric (Member of ensemble)
Director: Norman Schenk
2012 Back to Nature
Studiofaktum
Naturfreak (Member of ensemble)
Director: Norman Schenk
2010 Nie Meh (Pad Riot)
Hochschule der Künste Bern
(Lead)
Director: Frederic Brueckel
2009 Wie eine Frucht von Süssigkeit und Dunkel
Hochschulde der Künste Bern
Hermes (Supporting actor)
Director: Lorenz Baumgarten
2009 ausgetickt

Tom Tiezer (Lead)
Director: Diego Brentano
2009 KulmiNation
Hochschule der Künste Bern
Nazi (Supporting actor)
Director: Stephanie Müller-Hagen
2008 Die Tür
Kärntner Landeskonservatorium
Nazi und Der Tod (Member of ensemble)
Director: Werner Henne

 

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