Adam Nelson

Adam Nelson

Apple Park Films

Director, editor and screenwriter in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

About Adam

Focused, driven and highly cine-literate writer/director who enjoys working primarily in narrative fiction but also has experience in the promotional, corporate and music video fields.

Having started the company Apple Park Films I began development of my first feature film 'Little Pieces' which was completed in early 2015 and is currently garnering critical acclaim. I wrote and directed the piece.

My writing and directing interests are focused in the thriller genre but I have also written drama and comedy scripts. My work has been praised for its authentic dialogue and understanding of genre.

I also work as a freelance video editor having edited promo's, short films, documentaries and music videos. I can currently edit using any of the AAA (Apple, Avid and Adobe) group of NLE systems allowing me to meet your workflow needs. I have completed and AVID certified course. I can also use DaVinci Resolve colour grading software.


Name: Adam Nelson

Lives in: Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Company: Apple Park Films

Occupation: Director, Editor and Screenwriter

Credits

  • Lost Seoul

    Lost Seoul (2016)
    Film by SHY Films/Jane Gull (Drama and Biography) Writer Lost Seoul is based on the inspirational true story of Jin Stearn's struggle to find his family after becoming lost in a crowded train station in Seoul at the age of six. The film celebrates Jin's courage and bravery, and his never-ending hope to understand his path in life, while discovering unimaginable inner personal strength along the often emotional journey.

  • Little Pieces

    Little Pieces (2012 - 2015)
    Film by Apple Park Films (Drama) Writer/Director/Editor Michael and Eric, two young men on a collision course with the world around them. As they race violently towards each other their world comes crashing down, changing their lives forever. Finnian Nainby-Luxmoore, Matt Jones, Isabelle Glinn, Graham Cawte and Peter Oliver star in this story of love, violence, reconciliation and family in which all the pieces matter. Winner of Best Independent Feature at Dorking Film Festival.

  • EuroMillions

    EuroMillions (2015)
    Film by Jack in the Box Films Writer After being imprisoned for Manslaughter, a computer genius has a shot at redemption when he is asked to divert stolen EU funds into the account of the head of a criminal organisation.

  • Emotional Motor Unit

    Emotional Motor Unit (2015)
    Film (short) by Apple Park Films (Drama and Sci-Fi) Director In a futuristic dystopia where humans have forgotten what feelings are, a robot helps a writer discover what it means to feel.

  • Silhouettes

    Silhouettes (2013 - 2014)
    Music by Apple Park Films Director/Editor

  • The Magic Trick

    The Magic Trick (2013)
    Film (short) by Rebirth Films Executive Producer A man watches his life unravel after he refuses to tip a maniacal clown.

  • The House Near Apple Park

    The House Near Apple Park (2012)
    Film (short) by Apple Park Films Writer/Director/Editor The story of Eric, a young man trying to reconcile himself with the death of his brother.

  • Slaughter

    Slaughter (2009)
    Film by Straw Lane Productions Composer Slaughter is the feature film debut of writer and director Juno Jakob and takes horror back to its nasty, gritty and often tongue in cheek roots of the 1970's and 80's. The film follows escaped mental patient David Ward as he hides in his derelict caravan spending his days hiding from the police and doctors and filming himself raping and murdering while police slowly discover his crimes and get closer to him. The film is told from two view points. The traditional third person camera and David's own Hi8 camcorder.

Awards

  • Little Pieces - Nominated for Best Drama at National Film Awards - Did not win.
    (2016)

  • Emotional Motor Unit - Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director - IndieWise VFF
    (2016)

  • Emotional Motor Unit - Best Science Fiction - Golden Gate International Film Festival
    (2016)

  • EuroMillions (Screenplay) - Semi Finals Short Scripts Screenplay Competition
    (2016)

  • Little Pieces - Best Independent Feature Film - Dorking Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Isolated (Screenplay) - Semi Finals Shore Scripts Screenplay Competition
    (2015)

Education

  • University of Portsmouth
    (2004-2007)

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