Nicholas Wenger fuses expert casting and impeccable comedic timing to deliver his signature brand of visually comedic spots for such top brands as Chevrolet, Virgin America, Porsche, Durex, AT&T, Staples and Johnny Walker, among numerous others. In addition to his commercial work, he also recently helmed the first season of “Mack & Moxy,” a kid’s TV show produced for PBS and Netflix.
With wide-ranging experience spanning directing, editing and writing, Wenger brings a vision for fresh, youthful content to generate lively narratives that leave a lasting impression and provide engaging entertainment. Also having experience with VFX and live-action puppets and creatures, Wenger works closely with creatives from all ends of the production process for a seamless final delivery.
Montreal-born Wenger’s lifelong appreciation for the arts spanning theater, local broadcast TV and independent productions led him to earn a MFA degree from USC’s prestigious School of Cinematic Arts. He got started in the production space as an editor, cutting series for the likes of Fox Digital Studios and Netflix, among others. Driven by his passion for unique genres and creative storytelling opportunities, he built up his own reel, attracting the attention of MOFILM, winning a Durex commercial competition that led to a spot that aired internationally in nearly a dozen languages. He continued to helm commercial projects for a wide range of brands with the company, moving on to direct spots for the likes of Riotmaker and The Cortez Brothers.