Photo by Kurt Iswarienko
Nikolas Smith is a director with many disciplines, working on narrative and commercial projects as a director, producer, writer, cinematographer and sound designer. His short films have played at festivals across the United States and his commercial clients include Disney, Lays, Proctor & Gamble, Ralph’s, Sleepy's, WorldWide Golf, and Hyundai.
His lifelong fascination with the moving image turned into an education at Chapman University where he received a Marrion Knott Scholarship and the Linus Toh Excellence Award while studying under Tom Mankiewicz.
He lives in Los Angeles, learning about life from his two daughters, while developing feature length, commercial, and digital content.
Always with a bend toward narrative, his straightforward approach, searches for elegance and honesty.