Nick Ahlmark

Nick graduated with a degree in Film and Television in 2000 from the University of Westminster where he was mentored by screenwriter Tony Grisoni. <br /><br />He decided to make the most of his qualification by working as a rickshaw rider in Soho for the next two years before moving back into the media world as a development producer and script editor for fact based dramas. <br /><br />BARRY COX: THE CHINESE DREAM and THE MONSTERS OF MIAMI were Nick's directorial debuts and have aired on Al Gore’s network Current TV, The Institute of Contemporary Arts, the Rushes Soho Short Film Festival and the Miami Short Film Festival. <br /><br />THE MONSTERS OF MIAMI was awarded 'Film of the Year 2008' by Screen South and 'Best Journalistic Content 2008' by Current TV. The project is presently in development with Tigerlilly Films as a feature length film and was selected for a pitching forum at the 2008 Sheffield International Documentary Festival. <br /><br />In November 2008 he completed RUDELY INTERRUPTED about a disabled rock band from Melbourne, his third doc for Current TV. The film is showing at the ICA for the Rushes Soho Shorts festival in July 2009. <br /><br />He was profiled in the men's magazine Arena in December 2008 in a piece about the new generation of online film makers entitled MAKING THE CUT. <br /><br />In May 2009 Nick finished his latest film STELARC:THE MAN WITH THREE EARS for Spike Jonze's online tv channel Vice Broadcasting Services. He premiered the film in June at the Lighthouse - Brightons lottery funded film and arts centre - after being awarded a screening bursary. <br /><br />Nick currently has a slate of long form docs in development with with UK production companies and UK, US and Australian broadcasters / distributors. <br /><br />In addition to moving forward as a documentary film maker, in 2009 he also aims to direct his first fictional short - a black comedy about one mans obsession with a Hollywood actor.