Speaker presentation

Nikki Lindroth von Bahr

Director Niki Lindroth Von Bahr is a master craftswoman who makes puppets and sets by hand and brings stories to life through the technique of stop motion animation. Her captivating tales are laden with unexpected thrills, blending dark humour and with a surreal filter. Named in Variety’s prestigious ‘Top 10 Animators to Watch’, Niki has been featured by some of the most renowned film festivals in the world. Her short films ‘BathHouse’ and ‘Tord & Tord’ were screened at Sundance, Berlinale and Annecy to name but a few, and her third film ‘The Burden’, an apocalyptic musical with singing rats and fish, premiered at Cannes Film Festival’s famous Directors’ Fortnight programme. Most recently, Niki directed the second story from ‘The House’, a dark comedy anthology produced by Nexus Studios for Netflix.