Niko von Glasow (né Brücher, b. 1960 in Cologne, Germany) is a feature film director as well as a documentary film director. Von Glasow is the son of Ernst Brücher and Majella Neven DuMont, founders of the DuMont Publishing house in Cologne.
The producer and director for Palladio Film, von Glasow began his training with Rainer Werner Fassbinder. He then worked for a number of film directors including George Stefan Troller, Hellmuth Costard, Alexander Kluge, Peter Zadek and Jean-Jacques Annaud. Von Glasow has also worked for film distributors, film studios, and the first European Low-Budget Film Festival in Hamburg.
Von Glasow studied drama coaching with John Costopoulos and film directing with Jack Garfine. He studied film at New York University and at the Film Academy of Lódz in Poland. This is where he made his first feature film, Wedding Guests, in 1991. In 1994 he wrote, directed and produced Marie's Song, starring Sylvie Testud, Bastian Trost, Veronica Quilligan and Jean-François Perrier. In 2004 he directed and produced Edelweiss Pirates starring Iwan Stebunow, Bela B., Jan Decleir, Jochen Nickel and Anna Thalbach. He co-produced the films Dandy and Wintersleeper.
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