Origin - Story
Nick Brokaw is a filmmaker born and raised in Los Angeles. His family runs four generations deep in the entertainment industry in the representation and management fields, with family ties as far back as early 20th century vaudeville and to the golden era of Hollywood. Nick is the first generation to be hands-on within the film production industry. A fan of classic cinema and the true auteur directors, Nick's passion for film solidified as he spent his youth exploring the medium; constantly filming from the age of eleven onward. Since graduation from film school with a degree in Cinematic Arts- emphasis in Film Production, he has worked on independent films as well as been employed freelance by 75+ Los Angeles-based production companies in TV and commercials. In 2009, Nick established Napesni Motion Pictures, along side production partner and actor, Jerry Wolf. 2013 saw the completion of the epic, native American-centric western Four Winds (shot on 2perf 35mm film) which played at 23 film festivals on 4 continents world-wide and is now available on AmazonPrime. Nick Brokaw continues to direct films and commercials via Napesni Motion pictures in addition to in a freelance capacity; 2017's multi-national feature film Burguesinha from Dias Entertainment was directed by Nick and 2018 saw him complete filming of the WWII drama Last Patrol on Okinawa (also shot on 2perf 35mm film) which is slated for completion before a 2019 premiere on the film festival circuit.