Nikias Chryssos, born in Leimen near Heidelberg in 1978, studied film directing at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg. Whilst still a student, he was selected for the 'Résidence du Festival de Cannes'. Nikias Chryssos is a Berlinale Talents alumnus and took part in the master class 'The Hollywood Perspective' at UCLA in California. His short films screened at the Berlinale as well as numerous other festivals and gained him a number of international awards. "Der Bunker" is his first feature film.
Source: 65. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)