In Basement, a swirl of bodies collide in a dank space amidst a backdrop of screaming and chaos. The fatigued crowd looks bewildered and exhausted, suggesting that the mob is caught up in a horrific scenario.....

The "60 Years of NATO" campaign will be broadcast throughout all NATO countries, and online at

Crossroads EP Michael Fekete notes, "These are powerful spots which further add to Nico's dynamic body of work. His ability to create and capture strong visual imagery, combined with a talent for dramatic story telling, fuse these NATO spots into an effective, and impressive message campaign...I was blown away when I saw the finished product."

Client: NATO Spot Title: Basement, Run, Staircase Air Date: June 2009 Agency: Scholz & Friends European Office CD: Mirko Dermann Consultant(s): Helge Koehling, Tecla Kohls Managing Director: Lutz Meyer Prod Company: United Visions, Berlin Director: Nico Beyer (Represented by Crossroads U.S.) DP: Michael Mieke Producer: Fabian Barz Editor: Tom Seil Post Prod: NHB, Berlin Artist: Yesim Altilar Sound Designer: Lars Lohn Shoot Location: Germany

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