Producer, screenwriter and director Nici Brückner was born in Freiberg, the former East Germany. Until the age of 12 she lived in East Berlin and later moved with her German mother to Tasmanian/Australia. In 2011 she would return to Berlin with her own family.
Nici attended the Tasmanian University and graduated with a visual arts degree, later studying Film at the International College in Australia. She has worked in the film industry in Australia and Germany on Shorts, Kids TV Pilot, Music Videos and Feature Films.