Nanno Jiskoot started his fimmaking career three years after graduating in Psychology. His work is subscribes as authentic and poetic and showcases powerful themes from an inclusive point of view. In 2011 he won the Holland Doc Award for his first documentary 'Gaaf Zijn' at the Netherlands Film Festival, and his documentary 'Peace Beyond Borders' was nominated for Best Documentary on Peace. His latest work 'We Are Who We Become', which focuses on young people in Africa finding inner strength through sports, earned him at ADCN nomination 2015 for best Film Direction and a Young Director Award in Cannes.
Holland Doc 24 Award 2011, Best Short Documentary, NFF
Young Director Award 2015, Cannes
ADCN Nomination 2015, Film Direction
Winner ADCN Award 2016, Advertising Film, DANCE4LIFE
Winner San Accent Award 2016, Oiko Credit
ADCN Nomination 2017, Craft & Film Direction, Nederlandse Loterij
San Award Nomination, Samsung "Own The Twilight"