Nick Rowland is a critically acclaimed directing graduate of the National Film and Television School. His work has earned him a Royal Television Society Award for ‘Dancing in the Ashes’, a nomination for Best Short Film at the Sundance Film Festival for ‘Out of Sight’, and nomination for Best Short Film at the BAFTA’s and the BIFA’s for ‘Slap’. Since graduating, Nick has directed an episode of Cuffs, an upcoming BBC TV series, alongside developing his first feature ‘Calm with Horses’. His first commercial ‘Teenage Moments’ for the Teenage Cancer Trust was part of the Kodak commercials competition, which Nick won. He is currently directing the latest season of BBC1’s multi-award winning ‘Ripper Street’.
Before Nick committed to film, he had a promising rally career. He was selected for the prestigious MSA British Rally Academy, before competing in the Chinese and British Rally Championships. This experience fed into the making of his short ‘Group B’, which earned Nick a student Oscar nomination.