is an independent filmmaker and journalist, based in Zurich and Berlin. She started her professional life with an apprenticeship as a commercial clerk but soon found her way into journalism. Most of her journalistic career she spent reporting for Swiss Television (SRF). Nicole Vögele studied journalism at MAZ Lucerne and documentary filmmaking at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Germany), where she graduated 2017. Her heart always belonged to the poetic storytelling and the investigative truth seeking. Nicole Vögele was part of various collective investigative projects. For Cryptoleak she was awarded the 2020 Swiss Journalist of the Year Prize also her investigations on the EU’s external border received various awards. Since 2021 Nicole Vögele holds the professorship of Moving Image at the Dresden University of Fine Arts. Her short films FRAU LOOSLI (2013), INTO THE INNARDS (2014) and the middle-length feature NEBEL were premiered at international film festivals (Berlinale, Visions du Réel, Dok Leipzig etc). Her first documentary feature CLOSING TIME was awarded at Locarno Film Festival in 2018 and screened around the globe.


2018 CLOSING TIME | Documentary (118’)

2014 NEBEL | fog | Middle-length Documentary (59’)

2013 IN DIE INNEREIEN | Into the Innards | Essay (20’)

2013 FRAU LOOSLI | Mrs Loosli | Short Documentary (40’)