Nick Sawyer

Nick sawyer is an award winning director and cinematographer, with 30
years of experience in the world of music videos, films, documentaries
and TV commercials.

Earlier in his career, alongside his directing, his cinematography has won
many accolades, one being Ernst & Young cinematographer of the Year in 1994.
He has since gone on to win many prestigious CAD and D&AD awards.

In the early part of his career Nick lived in the USA and was chosen by some
of the biggest bands in music to direct/shoot their videos, such as Diana Ross,
REM, White stripes, Anastasia, Radio Head and Simply Red among many others.


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  • Throughout his career, Nick has worked on an array of feature films where he has mastered the ability to gain great performances out of the actors, an accomplishment which is evident in his live action directing.
  • With the added experience of a music video background, Nick has learnt techniques which have garnered him a reputation as one of the global front-runners in the new wave of lifestyle, food, liquids and special effects.
  • His client base is testament to his ability as a director, working with a plethora of the Worlds largest brands on a regular basis. 

Some of Nick’s current clients include McDonalds, Häagen-Dazs, Nestlé, KFC, Pizza Hut, Hardees, O2, Philips, Unilever, etc.



  • In 1994 Nick won the Ernst and Young Cinematographer of the year award for the Lynx commercial “Caravan“
  • And has since been nominated for several CAD and D&AD awards
Nick Sawyer