Nicholas Wenger is a commercial 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.
He has directed prize-winning content for a wide range of brands including Visa, Chevrolet, Durex, Nestle, Pepsi, Johnny Walker and Twitch. 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.
Over the course of 10+ years directing, he's had the privilege of working with A-list talent including Jim Carrey, Keegan-Michael Key, Susan Sarandon, Kal Penn, Josh Duhamel, Rachael Ray and the world's most beloved animal actress, Crystal the Monkey.
Nicholas 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 60M 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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