BIOGRAPHY

Nick Pollack is an award-winning director, screenwriter, editor, and author based in Sydney.

 

An Australian Director's Guild award winner, Nick has been directing since 2004. He conceives, directs and edits across all platforms, whilst maintaining a strong tie to traditional film-making via commercials, shorts & content.

In 2020, Nick wrote and sold 'Joey & Ella: A Kangaroo Tail' to Ace Entertainment / Lionsgate, followed by 'Ghoster', the upcoming 'The Quest For Tom Sawyer's Gold', as well as two as yet unannounced films. He has collaborated with screenwriter Diane Drake ('What Women Want', 'Only You') to co-write an original family adventure script called 'AKA: Nick Claus', and he has over a dozen other feature and TV scripts completed / in development.


Through the assistance of Screen Australia and Create NSW, he developed "Any Girl Who Loves The Beatles Is Bound To Break Your Heart", based on his first novel, which was recently selected by Warner Bros as one of the 10 best Australian screenplays of the year on the 'Aussie BlackList'

His most recent short film 'And Though The Music Ended, We Danced On Through The Night' premiered at the Napa Valley Film Festival in California in November 2017. He has also won awards for the short film 'The Full Gamut' at several Australian film festivals.

As an author, he has published four novels.

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I've worked extensively in all areas of production, starting my career as a production manager and offline editor, before moving to directing and writing.

 

DIRECTING

(16 years experience)

Commercials, online content, documentaries, and narrative films

 

EDITING / POST PRODUCTION

(Agent: Nicole Camage, RMK Sydney (02) 8458 1300)

(21 years experience)

Premiere Pro, AVID, After Effects, Photoshop

Colour grading & correction

SCRIPTWRITER / COPYWRITER

(14 years experience)

Dramatic, corporate and commercial projects

 

PRODUCER

(20 years experience)

Budgeting, scheduling, call sheets, on-set management, and long-term

project management

 

CAMERA OPERATOR - Mid-range

(10 years experience)

 

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Go behind the scenes to learn a bit more about Nick's work

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See what went into making the cinema commercials for this law firm.

Clients

I'VE BEEN FORTUNATE TO HAVE WORKED WITH

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Client Feedback

PEOPLE SAY THE NICEST THINGS

(Nick's team) exceeded our expectations with their professionalism, creativity, efficiency and patience. I personally learnt so much and it has validated the importance of ‘bringing the professionals in’. Sally and I appreciate the expenditure, time and belief in this powerful medium which will provide the return of investment the Visa Claims Resolution project requires for adoption and success.

GENELLE HEILER - WESTPAC GROUP

What the video did was gave them a window into the heart and soul of the business, and I actually think they were quite touched and inspired by it... (The new owners said) "What really shines through so strongly here is the incredible sense of pride and commitment and heart, at a level which we honestly have never seen in any other business that we’ve acquired.” And I KNOW it was the video that gave them that impression. Thanks for your hard work. It definitely paid off for us.

JUDY DOUGLAS - TRANSGRID