Nicholas Sailer is a writer and film director whose work has been screened at the Cannes Film Festival and Universal Studios. Sailer got his start when he won Best Picture and Best Director at CMF, the largest student film festival in the world. After studying screenwriting in Prague, Czech Republic, and working in Brooklyn, New York, He moved to Boylan Heights in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he worked as the Chief Creative Officer at a technology startup. He left that startup in 2016 when he founded his own company, Praxis, which focuses on Story/Design/Strategy for companies launching new projects.
Name: Nicholas Sailer
Lives in: Raleigh, North Carolina
Occupation: Director, Producer and Screenwriter
Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Director BRYAN is a short narrative film about a man who comes to realize a grim situation by engaging in an unusual conversation with a talking chair.
Film (Action, Crime and Drama) Director Ian Tesh (played by Charles B. Allen) is a government agent who is leading an investigation on a criminal working inside Research and Intelligence. He is attacked and loses fragments of his memory. His wife (Katherine Drew) and his daughter (Abigail Cornell) try continually to build back his family life as Ian becomes more and more obsessed with finding the criminal who is responsible for the betrayal of the federal agency. Ian must work hunt down lead after lead to finally confront the true enemy of the government agency he works for. Written by Nicholas Sailer
The Strong One
Film (Short and Drama) Director THE STRONG ONE is a story that follows a young boy as his imagination takes him on adventures with his best friend, a brontosaurus, and begins to help him deal with the struggles of growing up. Directed by Nicholas Sailer, and based on an original poem by Tim Reavis, this story captures a visual glimpse of one child's imaginative adventures. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Action, Drama and Thriller) Director The government slowly but surely tightens its grip around the citizens of the nation. A freedom fighter, inspired by the memories of his slain wife, forms a plan to topple the totalitarian regime. The freedom fighter is forced to go to extreme measures to reach the inner structure of the corrupt government. In a head-to-head conflict with a top terrorist interrogator, the freedom fighter challenges his enemies to make choices that will change their lives forever, causing the interrogator to question the foundations of his beliefs. Written by Nicholas Sailer
Film (Adventure, Drama and Western) Actor One hundred and fifty years ago, this nation was divided by war. Thousands of men lost their lives, though one Man, Levi Cane, was given a second chance. In a search across North Carolina for his long lost love, Cane finds out he's in for more than he bargained for. Hunted by five shooters and on an all out run to to the coast, young Levi Cane must find the will, physically and spiritually to make it out alive. Written by Anonymous
Best Picture - Campus Movie Fest Grand Finale at Universal Studios
Best Director - Campus Movie Fest Grand Finale at Universal Studios
Cannes Short Corner - Cannes Film Festival
Best Editing - Campus Movie Fest Grand Finale at Universal Studios
North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)