Dewey Nicks biography
This St. Louis, Missouri native was inspired to take the road towards the
world of film when his family spent their vacations in Hollywood in his
Spending hours touring sound stages and camping out at the Chateau
Marmont on Sunset Blvd, Nicks decided to study photography at Washington
University in his home town.
After graduating from the Art Centre of Design in Pasadena, he started
working as a commercial and fashion photographer.
His impressive work led
him up the ladder and to clients like Tommy Hilfiger, Guess and Polo Sport,
as well as leaving his mark in magazines like VOGUE and G.Q.
By 1997, Nicks decided to transfer his talent into moving pictures, starting
with television commercials.
His work impressed the industry, earning him
awards such as the U.S. ComedyArts Festival Award for The World's Funniest
Commercial, and a Director's Guild nomination for Outstanding Directorial
In 1998 he made another career move, this time directing a short film.
Following his documentary, Hell House, Nicks took on his first
full-length feature, Slackers (2002).
Aside from publishing his advertising and fashion photographs, he released
his first book of published work entitled, Kustom, in the fall of 2000.
Dewey Nicks Filmography