Peter Nicks

WhyTalk with Peter Nicks, Emmy Award Winning Director

Join us on Thursday, March 14th, at 6:00 PM for an unforgettable evening at our WhyTalks series, featuring the inspirational Peter Nicks. This event promises to be a night of profound insights and stirring conversations that will leave you inspired and motivated. Get your tickets now here.

An Emmy Award Winner

Peter Nicks is an Emmy Award winning cinematographer/producer/director known for his immersive camera work and cinema vérité style. His critically acclaimed feature documentary,”The Waiting Room”, won an Independent Spirit Award and was shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2012. “The Force” -the second in a trilogy of timely, immersive documentaries exploring the interconnected narratives of health care, criminal justice and education in Oakland, CA- won the 2017 Sundance Directing Prize. “Homeroom”, the final film in the trilogy, won the inaugural Jonathan Oppenheim Editing Award at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Nicks co-founded Proximity Media with fellow Oakland-based filmmaker Ryan Coogler and oversees the nonfiction division. He recently released “Stephen Curry: Underrated” for Apple TV+. Nicks is the recipient of the SFFS/KRF screenwriting grant as well as a United States Artists Fellow. He received his B.A. in English from Howard University and his masters in journalism from UC Berkeley. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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