The native form of this personal name is Farkas Miklós. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
|Died||22 March 1982 91) (aged|
|Other names||Farkas, Miklós, Miklós Farkas, Mikolaus Farkas, Nikolaus Farkas and Nikolas Farkas|
|Occupation(s)||Cinematographer, Screenwriter, Film director, Producer|
Nicolas Farkas (Margitta, Austro-Hungarian Empire, July 27, 1890 – New York, March 22, 1982)  was a Hungarian-born cinematographer, screenwriter, producer and film director. He is also known as Farkas Miklós, Miklós Farkas, Mikolaus Farkas, Nikolaus Farkas and Nikolas Farkas. 
After studying in Budapest, Farkas went to Vienna in 1919 and trained as a cinematographer. He worked for the Austrian film industry until 1924. During the 1920s he collaborated frequently with another Hungarian famous film directors and producers such as Sándor Korda and Mihály Kertész.
In 1925 Farkas started working in Germany. Individual projects also took him to the Soviet Union and Poland. Among his last important German projects was Berlin - Alexanderplatz (1931, directed by Phil Jutzi).
After 1933 he worked in France, where he was also active as a screenwriter. He also worked there on a number of international co-productions, and in 1934 he made his debut as a film director with the Anglo-French melodrama The Battle . He also worked as cinematographer on G.W. Pabst's 1933 film Adventures of Don Quixote .  
In 1941 he emigrated to the USA, where he participated in propaganda short films for the US Navy. He last lived permanently in New York, where he ran his own small production company, Farkas Films Inc.
The following filmography contains, in chronological order, all of Farkas' work as a cinematographer, film director, screenwriter and film producer.   
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