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Ryan Nicholson

Ryan Nicholson is a Canadian makeup artist and director of independent horror films.

Canadian Independent Films Director Ryan Nicholson

Canadian Independent Films Director Ryan Nicholson

His own production company is called „Plotdigger Films“ and You can visit them here:

Ryan Nicholson was born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia. He is a self-taught artist who ran special-effects shop Flesh & Fantasy for a number of years before he began directing and producing his own independent films through his production company Plotdigger Films.[1]

Nicholson is also the head of the make-up and effects faculty at private academy New Image College of Fine Arts, where he teaches make-up effects and prosthetics.[2].

Nicholson has worked in the makeup department on many television shows including The X-Files, The Outer Limits, Stargate and Andromeda for which he was nominated for the Gemini Award three times for Best Achievement in Make-Up, with a win in 2002.

Ryan Nicholson has an extensive film resume, including the original Scary Movie and Final Destination films, Elf, Blade: Trinity and The Chronicles of Riddick.[3]

Nicholson has also produced and directed several films under the banner of his production company Plotdigger Films, including Torched Gutterballs, Live Feed and others.[4]


Year Film Role Notes
1999 eXistenZ Special Effects Technician
2004 Torched Director, Producer
Necrophagia: Nightmare Scenarios Director
Vampires vs. Zombies Special Effects
2006 Live Feed Director, Producer
Hell Hath No Fury Director, Writer Director of anthology segment „Torched“
The Legend of Simon Conjurer Special Effects Makeup
2008 „Hanger“ Director, Producer, Writer
Gutterballs Director, Producer, Writer
2009 Live Feed Director, Writer
2010 „Star Vehicle“ Director, Writer Also known as „Bleading Lady“ [sic]
2011 Famine Director, Co-Writer Coming Soon! (watch Trailer here on our Site!)
2012 Alarming Director, Writer, Producer Filming Completed – Coming in 2012
2012 The Profane Exhibit Director Segment: „Goodwife“

[1] ^ „FILM INDUSTRY PROFILE — RYAN NICHOLSON — 23 QUESTIONS“. Insight Magazine (Tourism Victoria) Issue 2, Summer 2005. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
[2] ^ „The Believability of Severed Eyeballs“. The Capilano Courier. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
[3] ^ Ryan Nicholson – IMDb
[4] ^ GUTTERBALLS director mounts a STAR VEHICLE

Compiled and edited by: Mister Diabolo
Excerpts and infos taken from: WIKIPEDIA and IMDB

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