Nicholas Manting Brewer is an award-winning documentary storyteller and film editor based out of Los Angeles, CA. His primary research interests are visual & cultural anthropology, public health, oral history, and experimental documentary forms.
His work has screened at film festivals, including Cleveland International, Heartland Film Festival, and Doc Edge. In 2017, he directed "Who We Are" a short-form documentary about the Heroin crisis in Southern California. In May 2017, Forever Home, a short-form documentary film he co-edited, was shortlisted for a BAFTA Student Award. He and animator Meg Simon were awarded the Bridge Arts and Science Alliance Grant to produce Tiniest Tremor, a short-form VR piece on the issue of Neonatal Abstinence—infants born suffering from withdrawals to Opioids. In March 2018, Tiniest Tremor will have its world premiere at South by Southwest in the Virtual Cinema category.
Nicholas received his MFA from University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. He's an alumnus of New College of Florida, where he received his B.A. with a focus in Anthropology. He hopes to continue his education in Anthropology and research storytelling models. Currently, Nicholas has two projects in post-production.For full credits, please visit his IMDB.