NICLAS LARSSON is an award-winning filmmaker and writer whose background as a successful child actor uniquely helps him to create sensitive, emotional, and thoughtful storytelling for brands including Volvo (“The Parents”), VW (“See the Unseen”), and Mercedes-Benz (“In The Long Run”) that have garnered numerous industry honors and wide media coverage.
Niclas began his film career as a prominent child actor and started directing shorts and music videos during his teens. After graduating from theater school, he studied at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Niclas wrote and directed his debut acclaimed short film Vatten, which won the Novella Film Award and the Audience Award for Best Novella Film at the prestigious Gothenburg Film Festival in 2013. Vatten introduced Niclas to the advertising world, making him one of the most sought-after commercial directors globally. Niclas also wrote and directed two celebrated shorts for Vogue, The Magic Diner Part I and II, starring Alicia Vikander and Anna Wintour.
In 2019, Niclas was named a Young Guns 17 by The One Club. In 2021, Niclas was nominated for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials. Niclas’ debut feature film Mother Couch!, starring Ewan McGregor, Oscar-winner Ellen Burstyn, and Taylor Russell, is set for release in 2023.