About

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Nicholas Wenger ​is a director currently living in Los Angeles. ​He earned ​his MFA at USC's School of Cinematic Arts, and ​he has Canadian citizenship which can be useful for employment or fleeing the country.

Fresh out of school, ​he focused ​his attention on commercials. Working with MoFilm Agency, ​he directed prize-winning content for Chevrolet, Durex, Johnny Walker, KPMG, and others. ​His work has been honored at the World Cup in Sao Paulo and at the Cannes Lions Festival, and ​he is the proud recipient of the Panavision New Filmmaker Award, the W3 Award and the Communicator Award.

​Nicholas recently dipped ​his toe into directing television, helming the live-action segments for the wacky kids’ show Mack & Moxy, which airs on PBS networks and streams on Netflix. ​He​ was lucky to work with some amazing guest stars, including Keegan-Michael Key, Kal Penn, Matt Lucas and Jim Carrey.

​He has a ​strong ​background in post production, ​having worked as an editor on Amazon’s Goliath, ABC’s Bless This Mess, and the unscripted program Wonder Women for Hallmark Channel, which won the Emmy Award for outstanding Travel & Adventure Program.

​His short film The Kid, saw success on the festival circuit before being featured on Amazon Prime and DirecTV’s ShortsHD channel. It was picked up by DUST (Gunpowder & Sky), where it recently became their most popular stand-alone film on Facebook, with ​45M+ views.​ ​It’s a sci-fi action piece that serves as a proof-of-concept for a feature that ​he's currently developing.

In ​his free time,​ he enjoys reading Wikipedia articles, playing accordion, and painting along with Bob Ross.

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