Niklaus Hilber is born in 1970 in Fribourg (Switzerland). From 1990 to 1996, he studies film directing at the New York University and screenwriting at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. Then he works as a proof-reader and story editor for MGM/UA, Constantin Film and Senator Entertainment. He has been an independent author and film director since 1999.Amateur Teens (2015) receives the Audience Award at the Zurich Film Festival and is nominated three times for the Swiss Film Award.
Source : Festival del film Locarno 2016