Nikolaus Schulz-Dorn­burg


After study­ing in the UK (BA Eng­lish Lit, Film & Theatre/​Reading Uni­ver­sity and MA in Film/​ TV production/​ Bris­tol Uni­ver­sity) Nikolaus par­ti­cip­ated in sev­er­al theatre pro­duc­tions at the Schaus­piel­haus Zürich and the Bur­gtheat­er Vienna. From 2010 on he worked in script devel­op­ment at the Ber­lin-based pro­duc­tion com­pany X Filme Cre­at­ive Pool GmbH before enrolling in the Seri­al Eyes pro­gramme. Since gradu­at­ing in 2015, Nikolaus has been work­ing as a freel­ance scriptwriter in Ger­man and Eng­lish. This has included work for new ARD leg­al show Die Hei­l­and and sea­son two of the acclaimed drama 4 Blocks. He is also the head writer of the ZDF web series Just Push Abuba, which he cre­ated togeth­er with Seri­al Eyes alumni Jana Burbach and Wikt­or Piatkowski.

Recent Credits:

  • 4 Blocks, writer (S2, E5), Wiedemann&Berg, TNT, Germany
  • Die Heiland - Wir sind Anwalt, writer (E1&2), Olgafilm, ARD, Germany
  • Just Push Abuba, co-creator and head writer, Lupa Film, ZDF, Germany


German, English