About

Nick Walker is an award-winning director of photography based out of Los Angeles. Hailing from Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, he followed his drive for capturing compelling cinematic images to New York University, where he studied cinematography at Tisch’s Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television and FAMU in Prague. In 2021 he was accepted into the ASC Vision Mentorship Program.

Nick filmed the 2023 feature His Only Son (Dir. David Helling), which opened third at the box office on a 2,000-screen theatrical release before becoming the fourth most streamed title on Amazon Prime on the week it was distributed on the platform. His work on feature-length documentary Nana (Dir. Serena Dykman) premiered at the 25th St. Louis International Film Festival, where it was granted the Leon Award for Best Documentary Feature. Nick’s previous collaboration with director Serena Dykman, Welcome, was accepted to 45 Oscar qualifying film festivals and was awarded Best Short at the 2015 Cannes Emerging Filmmaker Showcase.

Additionally, he has lensed commercial content for a variety of clients including Netflix, Anheuser-Busch, Patagonia, The Container Store and Poo~Pourri. His cinematography for music videos–for artists including Joey Bada$$, D.R.A.M., and Mick Jenkins–has been featured in music publications like Rolling Stone, Fader, Mother Jones, and Noisey. His work with director Nathan R. Smith for “Jazz” by Mick Jenkins was awarded Freshman Music Video of the Year by MTV.