Nick Rutter’s award-winning films have been seen at the Cannes Film Festival, on Channel 4, and the BBC. His short The World Turns won a Fuji Short Film award in 2012, and was nominated for a Shine award at the Bradford Film Festival. His double EMMY-nominated documentary Monty Python Almost The Truth was screened in cinemas across the UK and USA before being shown on BBC 2.
Nick’s visually dynamic story-telling can be seen in several music videos. Melpomene was hailed as ‘passionate and evocative’ by judges at the UK Music Video Awards in 2012. A more recent project, for the band Lapalux, starred Natalia Tena (Harry Potter, About a Boy, Game of Thrones) and has been an instant success with over 200,000 YouTube hits in its first week.
His break into film-making came with a series of documentaries on the bands Madness, The Clash and The Sex Pistols.There followed a series of successful Straight8 films, with screenings at the Cannes Film Festival, the London Short Film Festival and Channel 4. Commercial clients include premium-brands such as Lynx and Heineken, for which he won gold at the Epica awards and a bronze Lion at Cannes.
He studied for his MA at Goldsmiths College, and also studied at London’s Panico Film School and the Brighton Film School
Nick is currently writing a 30-minute drama, with the support of Fuji Film, due to be completed later this year.