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Nickolas Duarte

nduarte@crownchimp.com  /  IG&TW: @mrnickduarte  /  newsletter

Nickolas Duarte is a film, commercial and series writer/director.

He runs the production company Crown Chimp in Tucson, AZ and is represented for national ad work by Derby Content out of New York City, NY.

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’s done work for clients such as Adidas, the NBA, the NFL, Nike, Pepsi, BMW, Ford, New Era, Charles Schwab, China Mobile, and Western Union. 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, a Latino Lens Narrative Shorts Incubator Fellow, and a Ryan Murphy HALF Initiative Finalist.

He is currently co-writing and directing a crime drama for Warner Bros.

Nickolas lives with his beautiful and highly intelligent wife Brittany, his stupid and deaf dog buzzard, a couple cats, and an awesome hedgehog. 

 

Awards

Latino lens/time warner grant recipient

National ADDY

Emmy

6 National Tellys

5 National W3 Awards

3 Communicator Awards

International Davey

international muse award

MoMA Nomination

58 Regional Awards

5 Best of Show ADDY

2017 AAFT Next Generation Recipient 

2x NALIP Fellowship Recipient

Festivals: Latino Media fest, docuwest, Short of the week, film shortage, omeleto, St. Louis International, Short of the Week, Film Shortage, Arizona International, Art of Brooklyn, California International, Big Apple, Manhattan, Phoenix, NALIP Showcase, Illuminate, Loft in Malta, DC Shorts, Chicago International, International Cinematic Arts, 3 Minute, Indieflix, Fusion, World Kids International, LA Arthouse, Atlanta, Arnold Sports, Arivaca, ShortsNonStop International, Arizona Underground, Northshore, NYC Downtown, In the Bin International, Atlanta Underground, Loft International

 

Select Clients

Adidas

BMW

Caterpillar

Charles Schwab

China Mobile

Coca-Cola

eBay

Ford

massage envy

Garmin

NBA

New Era

NFL

Nike

Pepsi

Western Union