Nicolas Krief

Screenwriter | Director

Nicolas Krief is a screenwriter for the cinema. In 2012, he wrote and directed Séfarade, his first short film, selected at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (FNC). In 2014, he won the SARTEC prize for the special comedy workshop Cours écrire ton court. In 2015, and co-wrote and co-directed the short film La notion d’erreur (The Notion of Error), presented in several festivals including the Cluj Comedy Film Festival and the Montreal FNC. Très belle journée (Very Nice Day), his first feature film as a co-scenarist, directed in the summer of 2018 by Patrice Laliberté, with whom he co-wrote and became the main screenwriter of the feature film Jusqu’au déclin (titre de travail) (Until Decline, work title), Netflix’s first Quebec project, as well as the short film Comment détruire l’internet (How to destroy the internet). Nicolas Krief is a passionate movie enthusiast, host of conversations with filmmakers for various festivals, and co-programmer of the 35mm Cinema 1999 screenings series.