Niki Padidar is a cinematographer. Her documentary Ninnoc, with which she debuted, won 7 international awards, including at prestigious events such as the Berlinale and IDFA. Her second film, "All You See," was the opening film at IDFA 2022 and premiered globally on November 9.
Niki invents, writes and directs films for children, young people and adults, specialising in young people. She is the author of the Dutch sex education manual "Dokter Corrie geeft antwoord" which sold 10,000 copies and from which a second edition has emerged.
She hopes viewers will be surprised and surprised to see her stories and question their version of reality. And she hopes she will look less British so people stop speaking to her in English. Niki was born in Tehran, Iran.
She studied Photography at the New School University of New York, did a year of orientation at the "Rietveld academie" and her master's degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) specializing in the fields of "Youth & media" and "Perception".