Frederik Nicolai (Belgium, 1977) started his career by executive producing fiction series, feature and short films in Brussels and Amsterdam, such as the short films 'Haun' and 'Carlo' by Oscar nominated director Michael R. Roskam. Then he completely dedicated himself to author documentaries. The first documentary project Frederik worked on was '4 Elements' (Jiska Rickels, opening film of IDFA 2006). Ever since, Frederik produced and co-produced over 40 author successful documentary films & series and established a large international network of broadcasters, sales-agents, distributors, festivals. Besides producing, Frederik is also scriptwriter, director's coach for young filmmakers, lecturer and board member at Doc Nomads.eu.