Nicolai G.H. Johansen is a Danish writer and director who graduated from the Danish independent film school Super8 in 2021.

His short INHERENT premiered at Semaine de la critique at the Cannes Film Festival in 2021 while his mid-length film IF YOU KNEW (2022) won the audience award at the Brive Film Festival, and was an official selection at the 56th Karlovy Vary International Film festival.

Johansen is interested in character-driven narratives, usually centering on lonely people struggling to connect to the world. He likes to subvert genre in order to find the relatable in the irregular, and is especially passionate about portraying mental vulnerability, without judgment or condescension.

Nicolai G.H. Johansen is a Danish writer and director who graduated from the Danish independent film school Super8 in 2021.

His short INHERENT premiered at Semaine de la critique at the Cannes Film Festival in 2021 while his mid-length film IF YOU KNEW (2022) won the audience award at the Brive Film Festival, and was an official selection at the 56th Karlovy Vary International Film festival.

Johansen is interested in character-driven narratives, usually centering on lonely people struggling to connect to the world. He likes to subvert genre in order to find the relatable in the irregular, and is especially passionate about portraying mental vulnerability, without judgment or condescension.

short film

43m

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2021

campaign

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sundhedsstyrelsen

short film

16m

inherent

2021

Christian Lønhart

Executive Producer
Co-Founder

Christina Wolstrup

Producer

Joachim Morre

Creative Director
Co-founder

Søren Kahr

Managing Director
Co-founder