Nancy Camaldo is an Italian filmmaker based in Munich. She studied directing at the acclaimed University of Television and Film Munich (HFF), where she wrote and directed multiple short films and ads.
In her work she focuses on cinematic narrative and creating authentic characters. She is deeply committed to working with the actors and bringing out their potential in front of the camera. Never forgetting that every single story demands a unique and matching cinematic visual.
Among serveral nationally and internationally, critically acclaimed projects is her short film HAUT (SKIN) which premiered in Clermont-Ferrand and was shortlisted for the Bafta Student Film Award. Since then, she went on to prepare, write and shoot her first feature and graduation film WINDSTILL (2020/21).
The film´s theatrical release in November 2021 came after its premiere at the Max Ophüls filmfestival online edition 2021, which saw both Giulia Goldammer and Thomas Schubert receive nominations for best up-and-coming actor/actress in a leading role.
Nancy is preparing her debut film WOLF(WT). She is taking part in the Munich Film Up program 22/23 and is part of the Berlinale Talents 2023.
2020 WINDSTILL (115 Min) | Directing & Screenplay | Feature Film Drama | Elfenholz Film GmbH, Bayerischer Rundfunk, HFF Munich, Funded by FilmFernsehFonds Bayern and IDM Südtirol.
(in theaters 2021)
2018 SEALEGACY - TRADITIONS (2 Min) | Directing & Screenplay | Spec Spot | Elfenholz Film GmbH, HFF Munich.
2017 HAUT (23 Min) | Directing & Screenplay | Short Drama | Elfenholz Film GmbH, Bayerischer Rundfunk, HFF Munich.
2017 BMW GROUP STUDENT FORUM MILAN (3 Min) | Directing | Event Film | Elfenholz Film GmbH.
2016 VIELFALT ERLEBEN - GIARDINI DA VIVERE (2 Min) | Directing | Commercial | Elfenholz Film GmbH.
2016 EVOLUTION (30 Sec) | Directing | Cinema spot | Elfenholz Film GmbH.
2016 FIESTA (28 Min) | Directing | Short Drama | HFF Munich.
2014 ALTER (30 Min) | Director & Screenplay: Nancy Camaldo and Veronika Hafner | Short documentary | Elfenholz Film GmbH, Glitzer Film, HFF Munich.