Nick Middleton, Producer, Executive Director, and Editor, is
an award-winning independent filmmaker based out of British Columbia, Canada, and is the owner of Reel
Rising Productions Inc. While his work now primarily focuses on documentaries, he has worked in various
genres and on multiple mediums, including digital video, animation and film. Nick is a graduate of the
Independent Media Producers Program at the Gulf Islands Film and Television School and is
currently finishing his Media Studies and Production Degree at Malaspina University. As a Director,
Editor, and Producer, his work has been screened both on television and at film festivals across the country.
Nick'smost recent completed project was a feature-length documentary that he produced, directed, and edited,
called "Ishmael Beah: Reflections on a Long Way Gone" (2007).
Nick was recently awarded Best Film of 2006 for his work on the documentary he co-produced called
An Unfortunate Blessing; 1st Place Documentary at the 2005 BC Student Film Festival
for his film Galiano: Island on the Edge; and Outstanding Achievement at the 2002 and 2003
EyeLens Film Festival. Currently, Nick is employed as Sessions Manager and Technical Director at the
Gulf Islands Film and Television School where he oversees nearly 200 student film productions each year.
Nick can be contacted at 1.800.813.9993 or at