nicolas keppens

Nicolas Keppens


Nicolas Keppens (Aalst, 1989) graduated in 2012 at KASK / School of Arts Ghent with the short animation film Superstars. After his animation studies at KASK he studied at the film academy of Luca School of Arts in Brussels. Apart from his own projects, Nicolas works as production manager for Studio Hans Op de Beeck, where he is responsible for the production, animation, and editing of different projects, e.g. Night Time (Biënnale Venice), Staging Silence (3).
In 2017, he co-directed and wrote the animation short Wildebeest, which was screened on many international festivals, such as Fantoche, Anifest, Encounters, Anima Mundi … and was shortlisted for the European Film Awards.


Nicolas Keppens's films at RIFF
Eyes on the Road
Dutch Shorts I
Year: 2019
Three young women try to make sense of recent experiences during the long drive home from a...
Easter Eggs
Dutch Shorts I
Year: 2021
Two men notice an open cage of exotic birds and start scheming. Catching birds, however, is a...