As Seen on TV with Nick Duarte
June 22, 2019
11am - 2pm
Featuring: Nick Duarte (founder Crown Chimp Productions)
NALIP is proud to present the next installment of our Latino Lens Workshop Series: As Seen on TV with Nick Duarte! Nick is an Emmy-award winning commercial, film, and series writer/director, as well as founder of Crown Chimp Productions. Join us as Nick gives insight into what it took to direct commercials for major brands like Nike, Adidas, BMW, the NFL, the NBA, and Charles Schwab. In this workshop, Nick will share what a career in commercial directing can offer filmmakers, how to construct an effective commercial concept, and converse with guest speakers in different arenas of the field to provide attendees with the knowledge they need to succeed.
Nickolas Duarte is a film, commercial and series writer/director. He runs the production company Crown Chimp and is represented for ad work by Derby Content. As a commercial director, Nickolas has earned over 70 industry awards including a National Addy, an Emmy, 6 National Tellys, and 3 National Communicator awards. He was inducted into the AAFT Advertising Hall of Fame as the 2017 Next Generation Award winner. His scripted and documentary work has played in festivals to international acclaim, and has been described by Short of The Week as “almost as much a physical viewing experience as an emotionally affecting one.” He is a two-time NALIP Fellowship Recipient and a Latino Lens Narrative Shorts Incubator Fellow. He is currently co-writing and directing a crime drama for Warner Bros.