nickolas duarte // IG: @MrNickDuarte

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

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’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.