Nick Bentgen (United States)

Nick Bentgen is a Brooklyn-based Director / Cinematographer. He was selected for IFP & Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Emerging Visions Program at the 2011 New York Film Festival. Nick Bentgen's upcoming feature narrative Dey'Dey and His Brothers is a selection of Berlinale Talents, Sundance Catalyst Forum and Sundance Screenwriters Lab. His work has been highlighted by Dazed, The New York Times, the UKMVAs, and SPIN.

His feature documentary Northern Light premiered in 2014. A verité portrait of three families living in rural Michigan, Northern Light is a Critic's Pick of The New York Times and The Village Voice. His short film, #LoveYourz, premiered on Dazed in 2017.

Nick has created music videos for Sinkane, Small Black, Bear In Heaven and Pitchfork; as well as many commercials. He is also a cinematographer. He lensed Daniel Carbone’s feature narrative, Hide Your Smiling Faces (Berlin 2013 / Tribeca 2013); Matt Wolf’s Teenage (Tribeca 2013 / Hot Docs 2013) and It’s Me, Hilary (Sundance 2014), as well as portions of Jody Lee Lipes’ Ballet 422 (Tribeca 2014) and Dan Schoenbrun’s collective:unconscious (SXSW 2016).

Filmography

  • Northern Light
    2014
  • #LoveYourz
    2017

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