Nikolaus Schulz-Dornburg


Nikolaus Schulz-Dornburg (*1983 in Munich) studied English literature, film & theatre at Reading University/UK, followed by an MA in Film in TV production at Bristol University/UK. In between he participated in several theatre productions at the Schauspielhaus Zürich. In 2009/10 Nikolaus wrote a play for the “Junge Burg” at Burgtheater Vienna. In the same year Nikolaus started to work in the script development department of Berlin based production company X Filme Creative Pool GmbH. In 2015 he graduated from the Serial Eyes program at the dffb/Berlin. Since then Nikolaus is writing for a for a new legal show for ARD/RBB, which will start shooting in November 2017. He is the headwriter of ZDF web series “Just Push Abuba”, which he created together with SE 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

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


WIR SIND ANWALT (WT) / writer / Germany / 2016-2017 / 45 min legal drama / 6 episodes / Olga Film / RBB, ARD


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

ANAMNESE / writer / Germany/ drama series / H&V Entertainment

JUST PUSH ABUBA / co-creator, writer / Germany / half hour sitcom / NEXT entertainment international

POLNISCHER ABGANG / co-creator, writer / Germany Poland / feature film comedy

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