CONTACT

phone: 818-388-2762 

email: nick@nxtdream.com   Twitter: @nickpeterson77

web: www.npfilm.com           imdb page: click here

BIO

Nick Peterson grew up with a love for the outdoors while shooting short films of his friends rock climbing and other adventures. He graduated from the Experimental Animation program at Calarts, and after many years producing in visual effects he transitioned into full time directing. Nick is an accomplished commercial director for many clients including, CVS, Ford and Chrysler. His latest music video has reached over 68 Million views on Youtube in just a few months of release. Nick’s short films have won numerous awards and have been screened at festivals like SXSW, and Sundance.

Nick currently lives in Los Angeles CA

AWARDS

MuM

Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival

Official Selection - SXSW

Best Film – College Emmy Awards

Best Film – YAHOO! Film Festival

Best Film – Hamptons International Film Festival

Best Film – Matita International Film Festival

Drained
Best Experimental Film – Irvine Film Festival
Best Experimental Film – LES* Film Festival
Best Experimental Film – DC Independent Film Festival
Best Experimental Film – Boston International FIlm Festival
Best Experimental Film – New Jersey International FIlm Festival
Audience Award – L’ÉTRANGE FESTIVAL

Blogs and Coverage of DRAINED

io9.com

Drained discussions online

Directors Notes

Portable.tv

Geek Tyrant

Dark Mind
Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature film – Washington DC International Film Festival
Best Film – Oxford International Film Festival
Best Director – Oxford International Film Festival
Best Actor Christopher Masterson – Oxford International Film Festival
Best Cinematography – Australian International Film festival

Wrong Side of Heaven

BEST ROCK VIDEO  - of 2014 Loudwire Music Awards.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrong_Side_of_Heaven

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coming_Down_(Five_Finger_Death_Punch_song)

WORK HISTORY / CV

Director  1999 - 2015

“Intellectual Property” Feature Film  - Christopher Masterson &  Lyndsy Fonseca

“The Visitant”  Short Film - Starring Amy Smart & Doug Jones. Produced by Jon Heder

"Drained" Short Flm - Produced by Jon Heder

“MuM” Short Film - Sundance Film Festival & Student Emmy

“Cookies For Harry” Short Film - Starring Frances Bay

Ford Mustang 2015 30 sec commercial

2015 Chrysler 200 45 sec. commercial “Inside and Out”

2015 Chrysler 200 30 sec. commercial “Backwards”

Ford  “Construction” 30 sec. commercial Featuring Mike Rowe 

Ford “We Own Work” E.R. 30 sec. commercial Featuring Mike Rowe

Ford “We Own Work” Towing 30 sec. commercial Featuring Mike Rowe

Ford “We Own Work” Hauling 30 sec. commercial Featuring Mike Rowe

Five Finger Death Punch Music Video “Wrong Side of Heaven” - Over 20 M views online

Tony Lucca Music Video - “Never Gonna Let You Go”

Tony Lucca Video - “On Tour NYC- Philly”

Ray Goren Music Video - “Stop Waiting”

Ray Goren Music Video - “Memories”

Ray Goren Music Video - “Down and Out”

Samantha Music Video - “Borderline”

Todd Carey Music Video - “Nintendo”

“Drained” Short film - Produced by Jon Heder - Winner of over 6 Awards

2012 Chrysler Lancia 30 sec. commercial 

2012 Range Rover Evoque 30 sec. commercial

CVS Pharmacy “Products” 30 sec. commercial

CVS Pharmacy “Trasformation” 30 sec. commercial

DTS Audio “Gorilla” 90 sec. commercial

Rogue Tattoo Parlor 30 sec. commercial

Joel Ward Magician 60 sec. commercial

Joel Ward Magician 30 sec. commercial

Five Finger Death Punch Music Video “Coming Down” - Over 16 M views online

AMD Music Video “Lap Dance”

A Static Lullaby Music Video “Hang ‘em High”

Tweak Bird Music Video “The Bones”

Jerkin Jeneration  Music Video - LA Times Magazine

Gay Ballroom  Music Video - LA Times Magazine

Year Long Disaster  Music Video -“Hickeys”

Year Long Disaster  Music Video -“Melting Head”

Year Long Disaster  Music Video -“Lollipop”

Year Long Disaster  Music Video -“Fruit”

Year Long Disaster  Music Video -“Venus Flytrap”

Zeyic Commercial

St. Joseph Hospital Online Commercial - “Mary Lou”

St. Joseph Hospital Online Commercial - “Mc Daniel Family”

St. Joseph Hospital Online Commercial - “Melissa and Caroline”

St. Joseph Hospital Online Commercial - “Karen Moore”

St. Joseph Hospital Online Commercial - “Anne Allison”

Susan Samueli Center Online Commercial - “Dr. Kowata”

Susan Samueli Center Online Commercial - “Dr. Longhurst - Mission Statement”

Susan Samueli Center Online Commercial - “Dr. Longhurst - Education”

Susan Samueli Center Online Commercial - “Dr. Longhurst - Research”

Susan Samueli Center Online Commercial - “Dr. Longhurst - Fringe”

Susan Samueli Center Online Commercial - “Dr. Heather Rice”

Susan Samueli Center Online Commercial - “Dr. Najm”

US Weekly Magazine

Jenna Jameson

Whitney Port

Rutina Wesley

Erin Andrews

Kyle Chandler

Rolling Stone Magazine  

Katie Perry

Elton John 

Steven Tyler

Sophia Vergara

Conan O’Brian 

Olivia Munn

Chris Colfer

Kid Rock

Josh Duhamel

Jon Hamm

MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet

American Music Awards Red Carpet - Behind the Curtian

Christina Hendricks

January Jones

Elizabeth Moss

Amanda Seyfried

Caesar Millan 

LA Times Magazine  

Emily Blunt

Sheryl Crow

Alexander Skarsgard

Abbie Cornish

Rivera Restaurant - Tamales

Rivera Restaurant - Tortillas

The Tasting House

Old Fashioned - Cocktail Video

The Donají, the Barbacoa, Blood Sugar Sex Magic

The King of Bahia - Cocktail Video

The Brown Derby - Cocktail Video

The Spiced Mule - Cocktail Video

The Nettle - Cocktail Video

The Zombie - Cocktail Video

Navy Grog - Cocktail Video

Chief Lapu Lapu - Cocktail Video

Paloma de Cereza - Cocktail Video

Juquila - Cocktail Video

Pisco Sour - Cocktail Video

The Fashionista - Cocktail Video

South of the Border Sazerac - Cocktail Video

Remember The Maine - Cocktail Video

The Arsenal - Cocktail Video

2nd Unit DP/Director 2012-2014

Ford “Torture test”

Nevada - Hill Racing

Arizona - Engine Building

Arizona - Engine Teardown

Ford Super duty  “We Own Work”,  With Mike Rowe

Oregon - Logging

Bakersfield - Farming

New Orleans - Rebuilding

Texas - Towing

Ford “2015 Aluminum F-150” Commercial Campaigns

Indiana - Alcoa Aluminum Factory

Nevada - Hill Testing

California - Desert Testing

Nevada - Hill Test 2

Arizona - 36 hour Endurance Proving

Montana - 5 day towing Proving

Oregon - Truck Bed Proving

Alaska - Canada - Arctic Circle -  Tow Proving

VFX Producer 2000-2010

Image G - Commercials, Feature films, and TV shows 

Commercials

BMW

Ford

Infiniti

Nissan

NWA (Northwest Airlines)

Heineken

Chevy Trucks

Dodge

Peugeot

Disney halloween

JC Penny

Best Buy

VW-ipod

Honda

Olympus Camera

Ghost House Intro

Ping Golf Clubs

AT&T

SBC

Pontiac

Coke

GAP Clothing

NIKE

Conoco Gas

CBS Promos

South Park

Cat and Cowboys - Superbowl Commercial

Sharp

Samsung

Television

CSI - Miami - 2 Seasons (Setup and built stage for shooting VFX shots)

HOUSE MD - 1 Season

Feature Films

Life of Pi

Zookeeper

The Ring

Charlies Angels 2

Constantine

Stop Motion Set builder/Animator

1997-1998

More - Short Film           Dir. Mark Osborne - Nominated for Best Short Film Oscar

"Gary and Mike" Pilot      Dir. Corky Quakenbush        FOX Studios

"TBS Movie lounge"        Opening Titles    TBS Television

Prostate Farm Dir. Nick Peterson