Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Nick began his filmmaking career at a young age. He began writing screenplays at the early age of thirteen. Shortly afterwards, he invested in a cheap camera and began directing his scripts. After high school, Nick went to The University of Calgary where he studied film studies and creative writing. After two years he moved to Vancouver where he graduated in film production. Immediately after film school, Nick began working in the industry. To date, Nick has worked on over 150 films in the sound, camera, grip, post and art departments. In 2013, Nick wrote, directed and produced Black Mountain Side. His newest feature film, Hammer of the Gods is making its World Premiere at this year's festival.