Nikolaus Schulz-Dornburg


Nikolaus Schulz-Dornburg (*1983 in Munich): After his studies in the UK (BA English lit, film & theatre/Reading University and MA in Film/ TV production/ Bristol University) Nikolaus participated in several theatre productions at the Schauspielhaus Zürich and the Burgtheater Vienna. From 2010 on he worked in script development at Berlin based production company X Filme Creative Pool GmbH before enrolling in the Serial Eyes program at the dffb/Berlin. Since graduating in 2015 Nikolaus has been working as a freelance script writer in German and English. Among other things, he worked for new ARD legal show „Die Heiland“ (currently shooting) and season two of acclaimed Drama „4 Blocks“. He is also the head writer of new ZDF web series “Just Push Abuba” (March 2018), which he created together with Serial Eyes alumni Jana Burbach and Wiktor Piatkowski. Nikolaus lives in Berlin.


LUPO IN NEW YORK / writer, actor, producer / Germany, USA / 2009 / dir: Klaus Pohl/ short film

IN LIMBO / writer / Burgtheater Vienna, Austria / 2015 / Theatre play / Premiere: June 2010

CLOUD ATLAS/ Assistant development / Germany, USA, UK, France / 2012 / feature film / dir. Lana & Andy Wachowski, Tom Tykwer / Cloud Atlas Production, X Filme Creative Pool und Anarchos Productions

A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING/ / Assistant development / Germany, USA, UK, France / 2015/ dir. Tom Tykwer/ X Filme Creative Pool, Primeridian Productions LLC, Playtone


DIE HEILAND  / writer / Germany / 2016-2018 / 45 min legal drama / 6 episodes / Olga Film / RBB, ARD

JUST PUSH ABUBA / co-creator, head writer/ Germany / 2017 /comedy web series/ 6 episodes/  Lupa Film / ZDF Das kleine Fernsehspiel

4 Blocks /writer / Germany / Drama / Season 2/ 1 episode / Wiedemann & Berg Film / TNT Serie


O’ZAPFT IS / writer / Germany/ drama series / H&V Entertainment


KUNST? / creator, writer / Germany / comedy drama series / 8 episodes / H&V Entertainment