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 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. The film was an official selection of the 2013 True / False Film Festival, Hot Docs, BAMcinemaFest and winner of the Special Jury Prize for Most Innovative Feature Film at Visions du Réel.
Nick has created music videos for Sinkane, Small Black, Bear In Heaven and Pitchfork; as well as commercials for Hershey's, Visa, Dove, Penn State University, New York City Ballet, Google, Capri Sun, Mastercard, and others.
Nick 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).