Nick Slatkin

Nick Slatkin

Orange Bird Productions

Director and screenwriter in Brooklyn, New York

About Nick

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, and graduate of Syracuse University and UCLA’s Professional Program in Screenwriting, Nick spent the last decade in Los Angeles immersed in the entertainment industry. Since he stepped foot in town, he has worked in all facets of TV & Film; making music videos, shorts, web series, commercials, and feature films; such as the award-winning short, THE ATTACKMEN, and award-winning feature, THE BLUE HOUR. Nick has held almost every position on a set because he feels it allows him to gain a greater understanding of how to communicate with his team and clients, and create the best product. Nick recently produced and directed the indie feature, SULFUR, and wrote, produced, and directed the feature THE OUIJA EXORCISM. Now back in New York City, Nick has taken what he learned in California, and has brought it to New York City.

Name: Nick Slatkin

Lives in: Brooklyn, New York

Company: Orange Bird Productions

Occupation: Director and Screenwriter


  • Riding the Storm

    Riding the Storm (2016)
    Film Producer Addison Parks was living the fairy tale life. An award winning actress, a Hollywood romance, and considered to be one of the most beautiful people in the world. All of that suddenly comes to a halt when she finds out her Hollywood hunk has been cheating on her and wants no part of the latest news: she is carrying his child. After the breakup in the Bahamas, Addison finds herself riding on a small plane in the middle of a storm with the news the plane must stop in Florida until the storm passes and convinced by her Agent the pregnancy must be terminated.Once landed, Addison takes a walk on the long pier distraught and confused. In a weak moment, she jumps into the sea only to be rescued by Mitchell Blake After coming to her senses, Addison's curiosity about this mysterious savior gets the best of her. But what she finds is that Mitchell has a suicide pact of his own. Haunted by his Afghan missions, And unable to control his PTSD, makes Mitchell a scary alternative for Addison and her ... Written by James Nelson Davis Jr

  • Diary of an Exorcist

    Diary of an Exorcist (2016)
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  • Sulfur

    Sulfur (2015)
    Film (Drama) Producer Tim Harper lives with his sister Misty, her 8-month-old baby and her second husband Ricky. Tim was raised on hard work and close family, but when those fundamentals are challenged, he and his family are forced to make tough decisions. When a big time real estate developer eyes a piece of land owned and cherished by Tim and Misty's grandparents, sacrifices must be made. Henry Vincent has a taste for the finer things in life and will do whatever it takes to support his lavish lifestyle, even if it means a little dishonesty. Tim has to make the toughest decision of his life, take his grandparents away from the only home they have ever known, or risk losing the roof over his own family's head. Taking a risk, Tim takes on an unlikely job that could save everything, but he knows it's beyond his means. If he can finish it then he will make enough money to pay off his trailer and not have to sell his grandparents property. When Tim gets injured on the job, there seems to be no other option ... Written by Dean J West, Aaron Jay Rome

  • The Ouija Exorcism

    The Ouija Exorcism (2015)
    Film (Horror) Director In 1985, a celebrated exorcist trapped a horrific demon inside a ouija board. Thinking the board to be a game, his son played without obeying the rules, and let the demon loose. In order to save his son, the exorcist sent him far away until the demon could be destroyed. Thirty years later, and after his death, his grandson finds the board and makes the same mistake his father did. Now the evil is back and roaming the earth to terrorize those responsible for its imprisonment. Written by Justin Jones

  • Sixteen Tons

    Sixteen Tons (2015)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor Sixteen Tons is a film about two men breaking down a wild series of events that involves finding a stolen emerald in the swamp lands of the south. It is four stories that intertwine to create a wild race to death or safety. A pulp film to the max.

  • Breaking Fat

    Breaking Fat (2014)
    Television (Short and Comedy) Producer Becca, Kibblets and Sunshine live at home. Blame the economy. Blame their parenting. Blame the meth addiction. When obtaining the drug becomes increasingly more difficult (every seller assumes they are undercover cops) the girls come up with the brilliant idea to cut out the middle man. Turning to the penny saver, they procure someone to cook the drug for them. Enter a brilliant, yet quirky, gentleman who goes by the street name "Hindenburg". As they descend into the jiggly dark underbelly of the drug world, they soon find themselves faced with the hard reality of prison after two hardcore, not by the book, detectives bust their dealings. Written by Hollister, Lindsay

  • Plotted Plants

    Plotted Plants (2014)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor A local Drug Smuggler helps an innocent funeral home director smuggle drugs that happened to land in his possession.

  • Saltwater Cowboys

    Saltwater Cowboys (2013)
    Film (Short, Crime and Drama) Producer Three men who plan an inside job and rob two drug dealers for two Kilos of Cocaine in the middle of Florida.

  • FU Adam Carolla

    FU Adam Carolla (2013)
    TV Movie (Music) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A response video to Adam Carolla's infamous comment "Dudes are funnier than chicks." This song is not meant to be a bashing of Adam Carolla, but more of a "roast", as we all have been and continue to be fans of his.

  • Spring Break Training: Lesson 1

    Spring Break Training: Lesson 1 (2012)
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  • Spring Break Training: Lesson 2

    Spring Break Training: Lesson 2 (2012)
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  • Spring Break Training: Lesson 3

    Spring Break Training: Lesson 3 (2012)
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  • Spring Break Training: Lesson 4

    Spring Break Training: Lesson 4 (2012)
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  • Victory or Death

    Victory or Death (2011)
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  • Cougar Hunting

    Cougar Hunting (2011)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Actor Tells the tale of three buddies in their 20's whose love-lives are in shambles. They go to Aspen to pursue the booming trend of dating cougars: hot older women who prey on hot young guys.

  • Air

    Air (2010)
    Film (Action) Producer Six soldiers are trapped in a cave. The water level is rising and oxygen is running out. In order to survive long enough to be rescued, the soldiers begin killing each other off, one by one.

  • Beer Pong Saved My Life

    Beer Pong Saved My Life (2010)
    Film (Comedy) Producer Two best friends, Dustin and Erik, are tired of their stagnant and miserable lives. When Dustin hears about a beer pong tournament at a near by college, Erik is on board right away. Reluctantly, Dustin agrees to play in the tournament and suddenly they are the coolest and best players there. But when the sudden praise goes to their heads, it's all downhill from there! Written by Breakout Entertainment

  • Placebo

    Placebo (2010)
    Film (Horror) Producer Placebo follows eight early/mid twenty-something men and women as they enter a clinical testing for insomnia. For three days, and one thousand dollars a day, The Research Group places the eight subjects in a secluded location for three days, after they have taken the pill and spent one night in their quarantine facility. Written by Anonymous

  • Frat Party

    Frat Party (2009)
    Film (Comedy) Actor Duffy, a former campus king of one-night stands and kinky threesomes, has one final blowout on the night before his wedding. Before making it to the altar, he will have to survive Asian masseuses, horny ex-girlfriends, strip beer-pong, S&M booby traps, and the temptations of adult film superstar. Written by Anonymous

  • The Blue Hour

    The Blue Hour (2007)
    Film (Drama) Producer Four stories that examine the everyday lives of ordinary Los Angelenos: "ISLAND IN THE RIVER" introduces Happy, a withdrawn teenage girl with a passion for spray paint and Hip Hop. On the concrete banks of the Los Angeles river, her graffiti masterpiece is being created, a vision of Payasa, the weeping clown. At home, her mom and mom's boyfriend fight over money. At school, she is chased home by boys who hate her otherness. But in the river, there is yet another "other", Sal Marino homeless and so disconnected from normal life that she can not hear him while she paints her private vision. That is, until it is too late. "A WARM PLACE" introduces Avo and his wife Allegra who lived with their daughter across the river on the East Bank. "Lived" because their daughter recently drowned in the river, and with it the very spark that made their married life possible. Together, they must find a way back to "a warm place." "THE HEALER" introduces Ridley who is called home to Los Angeles to ... Written by anonymous

  • The Attackmen

    The Attackmen (2007)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer Despite the daily challenges of being one of the few Jewish students at the local Christian prep school, both Jordan Simms and his parents know it's the best place for him to prepare for college. Unfortunately, their reasons are worlds apart. Jordan wants to play Division One Lacrosse, and the upcoming visit of a Princeton scout for a pivotal game has Jordan on the verge of realizing his life's dream. However, Jordan's parents have little but contempt for their son's goals. Their sole focus is Jordan's future as a high-powered lawyer, and how his success will reflect best on them. Jordan's teammate, Chris Wheatley, is the youngest son of the school's domineering Headmaster, whose attitude towards Chris mirrors the harshness Jordan receives at home. Headmaster Wheatley has seen both of his eldest sons earn MVP trophies, and he's determined to see Chris earn a third, no matter who gets hurt along the way. Jordan often finds himself at odds with Chris, whose heartfelt belief in Christian... Written by Nick Slatkin

  • House M.D.

    House M.D. (2007)
    Television (Drama and Mystery) Actor The series follows the life of anti-social, pain killer addict, witty and arrogant medical doctor Gregory House with only half a muscle in his right leg. He and his team of medical doctors try to cure very ill ordinary people in the United States of America. Written by Samtroy

  • Snakes on a Train

    Snakes on a Train (2006)
    Video (Horror) Actor A Zombie curse is placed upon a woman, which causes her to have living snakes inside her. Brujo, who is looking after her, attempts to take her to Los Angeles on the train. After several confrontations on the train, Brujo's collection of snakes manage to separate themselves from their owner and go on the hunt. Whilst all this is happening, normal, everyday passengers are relaxing, what is unknown to them is that something deadly is heading their way, and that there is no way out. Written by Vampiric

  • The Clique

    The Clique (2006)
    Film (Horror) Actor A group of high school students, JUSTINE, DANIELLA, BETH, NATALIE, JAMES, MATT, PETER and JOHN decide to spend a weekend at an empty home in the woods. As they pile into James' car, BOBBY, a goth kid, accused of murdering his parents a year earlier, watches them from across the parking lot. As they drive off, he follows them. They arrive at the empty house and go in as Bobby pulls up and watches them. That night, they play a game of truth or dare. Tempers flare as truths are told and secrets and lies are revealed. One by one they begin to turn up dead. How well do you know your friends? Written by Monica Ortiz

  • 18 Fingers of Death!

    18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
    Video (Action and Comedy) Actor The "buzz" in Hollywood is that, "18 FINGERS OF DEATH!" will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing! This funny "sockumentart" of the world of Chop sockey, kung fooey, ninja poo poo, karate kidding croutching tiger stuff takes you on the journey of making martial arts movies at it's lowest. The best kept secret in Hollywood is legendary martial arts star, Buford Lee. He has starred in eight hundred and three "B" minus minus martial arts movies. But nobody knows who he is! Nobody, that is, except Ronald Mck, fresh out of inner city high school, full of unstoppable energy and determined to shoot a documentary on his favorite martial arts hero, Buford Lee. Through interviews, personal footage, private behind the scenes clips and selected action scenes from Buford's classic movies like "I KILL YOU UNTIL YOU DIE", "17 FINGERS OF DEATH!", and "THE LEGEND OF THE DRUNKEN BASTARD", you'll really experience what it is like to be ... Written by James Lew

  • Kissing Katie Holmes

    Kissing Katie Holmes (2005)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor 3 friends try to land a star actress for their student film.

  • Best Friend's Date

    Best Friend's Date (2005)
    Television Actor Dating can be exciting, embarrassing and nerve-wracking for everyone, but for teenagers figuring out who they are, what they like, and how to act, it's all the more challenging. The N's Best Friend's Date will allow teens to eavesdrop on blind dates and see what to do -- and what not to do -- with their own romantic travails. Based on the premise that your best friend probably knows you better than you know yourself, Best Friend's Date has teens' best buddy screen and select their perfect blind date. Just how perfect remains to be seen as cameras accompany each date to find out whether the result is magic -- or tragic. Each episode will feature a best friend selecting a date for their buddy from a pool of four candidates. After putting each prospective date through rounds of interviews, challenges and various hoops, the choice is made. But that's just the start. After best friends introduce their choices to their friend and their parents, the real test begins. The young provisional ... Written by Degrassicutie1


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