was born in Malawi, Africa. He started his filmmaking career after his master degree in psychology by making small films and documentaries. Nanno kickstarted his work as a commercial director, collaborating with Wieden + Kennedy on his spot We are who we become,¬†for which he won the Young Director Award in Cannes in 2015 and got¬†nominated at the ADCN awards for best film direction that same year. The following years Nanno worked for brands like Samsung, Dance4Life, Oikocredit and the Dutch Lottery. Recently Nanno worked on a huge studio shoot in Georgia for Natakhtari Beer, and directed a commercial for the Dutch Army which he shot in Serbia and Island. His latest spot for MoveS, that fights Multiple Sclerosis, is picked up by several talk shows on national television and is currently shown in almost every movie theater around the country, while it’s just been nominated for best film at the ADCN awards.



2018 ADCN Nomination, Best Film, MoveS

2017 ADCN Nomination, Best Director, Nederlandse Loterij

2017 San Accent Nomination, Samsung ‘Own the Twilight’

2016 Winner San Accent 2016, Oikocredit

2016 ADCN silver lamp, Dance for Life

2015 ADCN Nomination, Best Director, We are who we become

2015 Cannes, Young Director Award, We are who we become

2011 Holland Doc Award, Gaaf Zijn, Netherlands Film Festival