News Dec 9th2014
Maya2015 - vom Concept zum Final
My new book was delivered to the stores and can be bought at bookstores online over this website or amazon.
News Dec 7th 2012
First Job as CGI Producer for television finished
I just finished my first Job as a CG Producer for a television series. We produced all the graphical artwork and animation for Kalkofes Mattscheibe Rekalked which runs on TELE 5 on Fridays at 8 PM and on Yahoo (www.yahoo.de/kalkofe). My company also designed the logo and did the full cg intro.
Kalkofes Mattscheibe Rekalked © 2012 RatPack Filmproduktion
News Oct 1st 2012
Last month, in September of 2012 I published my first book about Maya. It is called Maya 2013 - from concept to final and gives you a good overview about all the functions that come with the software. The book is ment for beginners and allrounders who want to learn the different steps of how to make animation with Maya2013. Currently it is available in German but I am always open that it will be published in other countries.
Order your copy for € 49.95 under
or on Amazon.de
News June 6th 2012
GREAT NEWS FOR ALL ANIMATORS!!
As I was told today, Michal Makarewicz from PIXAR offers a 2 Week Summer class from July 30th until August 11th. Since the frequency of the sessions is faster then in the regular class, it is perfect for international students who want to do a 2 week vacation in California and take an animation class offered by a fantastic Animator
News Januray 12th 2012
I recorded this Video on the 25th of December in Berlin for Fairmedia and it was loaded up on Youtube by their request on last Wednesday. Right now it is published all over the net and shows a good overview about what our President Christian Wulff (Played by Oliver Kalkofe) has to say...
Copyright: 2011 Fairmedia GmbH and DigiTale Studios GmbH & Co KG
News November 22nd 09th 2011
The new Trailer for the Game "Spec Ops:The Line" is now On-Line.
and official web-site: www.specopstheline.com
News November 20th 2011
Even so I havn´t posted any news for the past couple of month, a lot happened. Currently I am working as a lead animator for an all animated S3D Production and I am also teaching again at the MD.H in Berlin. Right now I am teaching Animation, Facial Animation and Storyboarding.
News July 09th 2011
Currently I am working for Axis Animation in Glasgow.
News Jan. 21st 2011
The DVD containing my shortfilm was released on November 19th in 2010.
If you are interested to show the short or need any other information please contact me under nico(at)nico-ostermann.com
News Oct 10th 2010
On October 10th the first Schortfilm I directed was
The Texturing and Lighting was done with the help of Marian Woller.
Currently I am working on a new light and rendering
Welcome to my website!
My latest character I developed is the “TV-Host” in the movie “Sunshine Barry and the Disco Worms” which is viewable in the movie theatres throughout Germany at the moment and available on DVD in other countries.
At the moment I am living in Berlin, but I have worked