Nikolai von Koslowski

Nikolai von Koslowski ( born February 3, 1958 in Esslingen ) is a German director and radio journalist. He is one of the busiest at the time of the ARD and the Germany radio directors of radio features. His productions have won numerous awards, including the Robert Geisendörfer Price of the years 1999, 2002, 2005 and 2007. The resulting under his direction feature " The master home tapes " got the 2009 German Audio Book Prize.

His directorial style is characterized by reduction and rhythm. Many productions reflect her elegance of a highly withdrawn spokesman attitude of the actor and the sparse use of music and sounds.


Nikolai von Koslowski grew up in Dusseldorf, Hanover and Munich. He studied at the Munich University Communication Sciences and started in parallel in the early 1980s to work for the youth radio editors of the Bayerischer Rundfunk " Zündfunk ". There he developed the later typical style for speaker management and directing. Many new concepts of Zündfunks 1980s go back to him, including the series " flash valve ". Here, the journalist Lorenz Schröter rode his bike around the world and regularly sent Diary reports on tape cassette into the radio house, the prepared Radiophon Koslowski then. The first computer broadcast on ARD, "Bit, byte, bit " (BR 1983), was of Kozlovsky idea. From it came a little later under the same title, a weekly magazine about computers for young listeners.

In 1988 he moved to Berlin and started for the Sender Freies Berlin to work ( SFB) in the vicinity of Peter Leonhard Braun. From its affinity for the historic original audio was established in 2000 later in the ARD several times repeated 100 - part series "Moments of History - Composition of the reminder ," whose author and producer he was. The series exhibited collages Archive tones without any intermediate texts within three to four minutes, an acoustic image of the relevant year ago.

From there Nikolai of Kozlovsky took employment as a director of the feature editorial in the SFB (later RBB) strongly. Today, he produced features, documentaries and over again even radio plays - for all ARD Germany and the radio. 2012/2013 he was coach of the EBU Master School on Radio features.

Nikolai von Koslowski lives in Berlin.

Works as a director (selection)