Boris Seewald is an award-winning video director based in Berlin, Germany.

He treats video like a visual choreography; composing and arranging images in a rhythmic manner that complements the music and sound.

Drawn to the experimental and unconventional, he uses a variety of techniques in his work, combining abstract animation and mixed media with live action footage.

Having worked in the post-production department as an >editor and >animator for 10 years, he is a multidisciplinary director with a post-processing perspective and knows when to “fix it in post."

Photo by Sung-Hee Seewald

Honoured with >numerous awards including the Cinedans Dioraphte Jury Award and the Promax Award in Gold and a nomination at the Deutsche Kamerapreis, his films are renowned for their picturesque style and musicality.

To date, he has worked with artists such as Ralf Hildenbeutel, Francesco Tristano, Sebastian Plano, Alica Sara Ott, Marama Corlett and Nemanja Radulovic, and brands including Adobe, Samsung, Huawei, Microsoft, Daimler, Real Madrid, Beyer Dynamic, Teufel, Photokina, Rosenthal, Ritter Sport, Deutsche Grammophon, Universal Music, Warner Music, Konzerthaus Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Opéra National de Paris, Berlinische Galerie, Arte and >many more.

In his free time Boris enjoys playing music, going to the movies and taking >photos, as well as being able to share those experiences with his daughters.


  • Cinedans Dioraphte Jury Award 2013
    for MOMENTUM · Best Short Film
      • ADC Peaks Award 2017
        for #KLANGBERLINS · Best YouTube Video of the Year
      • IMZ Dancescreen 2019
        for DISCO · Best Animation
      • Leeds Film Festival 2018
        for AFTERWORD · Screendance Jury Award
      • Deutscher Wirtschaftsfilmpreis 2020
        for PHOTOKINA · Corporate Series
      • German Award for Online Communication 2017
        for #KLANGBERLINS · Category Web Video
      • Uppsala International Short Film Festival 2013
        for MOMENTUM · UR Award
      • Film Festival Münster 2013
        for MOMENTUM · WDR Promotional Award
      • 2x Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung 
        for AFTERWORD + MOMENTUM · Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll

      > Full List of AWARDS & NOMINATIONS


        • Fubiz
          about SPARK [english]
          • Vice
            about #KLANGBERLINS [english]

          > Full List of PRESS & MEDIA COVERAGE