Nicolas Chibac, co-founder of the Hamburg-based start-up SpiceVR, was born in 1980 in Flensburg. His passion for film began at an early date, leading him to take up work as a freelance cameraman for advertisements and television projects beginning in 2002. His passion for traveling and watersports let Nicolas Chibac travel for several years around the world, filming in more than 40 countries.
Chibac was also co-founder of Hamburg’s FilmFabrique, a co-working and networking platform for film professionals. His work has appeared in numerous media outlets, including arte, ZDF, Stern View, and Spiegel Online. In 2015, he founded SpiceVR together with his brother Rico Chibac, a company specializing in 360-degree films. In 2015, the Chibacs won the Epica Award for the 360-degree film “Robin Schulz 360°”. SpiceVR was named as a finalist at SXSW 2016 for its Spherie, a unique 360-degree film drone and winner of the Webfuture Award 2016.