Sven von Niessen was born in 1973 in Germany. After his Master's degree in business communication, he started his career in the 90s as Production Coordinator for Filmhaus in Munich and Columbia Tristar in Cologne. This was followed by years working as a freelance producer for national and international commercial productions.
In 2001 he founded First Frame to pursue his own company philosophy and to work with a team of friends who share the same passion for quality images and stories. Sven is married, father of two children and owner of the Border Collie, Leni.