Video Interview: @ThisFunktional talks with Director Nils Keller, Producer Jonás Lembeck talk ALMOST HOME

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Director Nils Keller, Producer Jonas Lembeck talk with Jesus Figueroa,  of, about Oscar shortlisted short film ALMOST HOME.

Nils Keller’s ALMOST HOME is a coming-of-age sci-fi film that shares a story of a teenager who beats the odds and then faces a dangerous destiny. This breathtaking short won a student Academy® award and has been shortlisted for the 2023 Oscars®.

Nils Keller studied film directing in Munich, Germany. He is currently working as a film, commercial and TV director. His short films have been screened at several renowned film festivals around the world, such as LA Shorts and Sapporo International Short Film Festival. His sci-fi short ALMOST HOME won gold at the Student Academy Awards. His commercials have been honoured at the New York International Advertising Awards and The Golden Award of Montreux among other festivals. As a TV director, he just finished his first German TV series project. In 2022 he signed with Echo Lake Management as a director.
Jonas Lembeck founded the production company Le Hof Media GmbH together with Philip Hofmann and Robert Richarz in 2020. In 2021, a series for Prime Video was produced in the fiction sector as well as the sci-fi short film ALMOST HOME. In 2022 he signed with Echo Lake Management as a Producer.

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