Nicholas Weigel an award-winning Creative Director with 18+ years experience creating films for some of the world's most recognized brands. A creative problem solver with design-concept thru Live action, CG & Post Production direction skills, Nicholas brings hands on knowledge and a distinct point of view to projects he leads. His ability to confidently manage, scale and collaborate has been valued throughout the Industry. His commercial acumen and business development skills have been instrumental in acquiring new accounts for The Mill, Laika, Psyop, Nickelodeon and W!LDBRAIN!.. Clients include: SeaWorld, Northrup Grumman, BackFlip Games, Intel, Reebok, Coke, Target, Kraft, Toys R US, MTV, Orangina, Ford, Frito Lay, Ubisoft, The B-Team, Wonka, Einstein Bros., Cartoon Network, and Atari Games. Nicholas is currently a freelance creative director working out of Portland, Oregon, and collaborating with some of the top minds in the field blazing new trails in commercial creative direction and original content development.

Specialties: Art Direction, Character Design, Animation, Live Action Direction, Design, and Creative Management


Connected to Eternity | Intel // Tag Heuer
Addy Awards | Best Cinematography and Visual Effects
ACE Award winner | Original Music

And Then There Was Salsa | Frit-Lay Dips
Annie Award Nominee
Animation Magazine Anicomm Award
Annecy Award Nominee
SICAF Nominee
Shortlisted for a Clio
Anima Mundi Festival, Brazil | Participant

SCIF Nominiee | The Flame & The Fantasic Flood | Frito-Lay Dips
Webby Award P U B E R T Y | MTV
Telly Award | Best Animated TV Commercial | Ubisoft
BDA & Annicom Awards | Focus on Animation Campaign | Ford Zx3