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Nicholas Verso

writer/director/editor Boys In The Trees, The Last Time I Saw Richard

In 2016, Nicholas’ debut feature film, Boys In The Trees, made its world premiere at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival before screening at festivals around the world including Toronto, Busan, Sitges and winning Best Narrative Feature at the Austin Film Festival. The script won the NewDraft Award at NewFest 2011 and was also nominated for two Australian Writers Guild Awards.

His short film work includes Hugo (winner of the Grand Prize for Fantasy at the Rhode Island International Film Festival),  Flight (a Tropfest finalist) and The Last Time I Saw Richard (winning the Australian Academy Award for Best Short Film.

His television work includes directing the Emmy award-winning Nowhere Boys for Matchbox Pictures and ABC/NBCUniversal,  Grace Beside Me for Magpie Pictures and NITV/ABC, Snake Tales – a children’s sitcom for Network Nine (winner of the ATOM award for Best Childrens Programme and Gold Remi Award at Worldfest Houston) and directing multiplatform content for Conspiracy 365Dangerous Remedy, Time Of Our Lives, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (Season 2 & 3), Molly and Glitch.