About Nicholas Lam
Nicholas has been a festival award-winning director since a teenager in high school where his work aired continuously on local TV in his home state of Honolulu, Hawaii. He moved on to study film directing, cinematography and screenwriting at the University of Southern California, selected as only one of fifty students worldwide into the prestigious Cinema-TV Production program. During his time there, Nicholas received awards from American Zoetrope and American Screenwriting Association for his psychological tour-de-force, Needle & Ink.
Nicholas has been nominated for the exclusive NBC Directing Fellowship and has helmed critically acclaimed films as the 2007 Panavision New Filmmaker Award winning Real Fiction, which also took home “Best Dramatic Short Film” at the 2008 Indianapolis International Film Festival. He has directed music videos including Billboard Top 5 techno band Swiss American Federation, Billboard Top 20 artists Jason Dottley and Miz Mandy and TV pilots for E! Entertainment, CBS, Adult Swim and Bravo Networks. His videos have become such instant viral sensations that his work has since been profiled by The Huffington Post, The Advocate, IndieWire, Buzzfeed and Frontiers LA.
In 2008, Nicholas founded LAM Productions, a full-service production studio based in Hollywood, California. Clients have included BET Television, MTV, 20th Century Fox, BMW, Relevé, Libertine Nightlife Group, and the Lee Strassberg Actors Institute.
LAM Productions has directed international ad campaigns for ALWAYS™ and Mattel™; with Enrich Entertainment to pen upcoming feature sci-fi’s Man In The Mirror and Sanctuary City; with Lifetime Networks to write TV feature drama Borrowed Moments; and to direct the upcoming thriller Blood is Thicker with legendary cinematographer Christopher Doyle (In the Mood for Love, Hero, 2046, Happy Together, Chunking Express) attached.