Hugo Niebeling

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Hugo Niebeling
Hugo Niebeling in December 2014.
Born(1931-02-02)2 February 1931
Düsseldorf, Germany
Died9 July 2016(2016-07-09) (aged 85)
Hilden, Germany
OccupationFilm director
Film producer
Years active1956 – 2016
AwardsSee list of awards in the article.

Hugo Niebeling (2 February 1931 – 9 July 2016)[1][2] was a German movie director and producer.

He was known for his work on industrial and music movies. He is thought to be one of the most important figures of these genres in Germany. His work has been said helped create the modern music video.[3] His feature-movie documentary Alvorada was nominated for an Academy Award in 1963.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rheinische Post: death notice of Hugo Niebeling". Retrieved 14 July 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Thommes, Joachim: "In jeden dieser Filme wollte ich Kunst reinbringen, soviel ich nur konnte." Hugo Niebeling, die Mannesmann-Filmproduktion und der bundesdeutsche Wirtschaftsfilm 1947-1987, Norderstedt 2008, ISBN 978-3-8370-8257-9, p. 102
  3. "Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival: Overview of Hugo Niebeling retrospecive, with description of his style". Retrieved 19 September 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)