Christopher Nicholls is a bi-lingual director, director of photography, and producer who has lived in Japan since 2010,

An avid lover of film, Christopher has worked on projects ranging from documentary, branded content, event coverage, music videos, and installation visuals. Christopher not only works as a director and DOP but has provided full scale production services for clients such as Vice Media, Conde Nast, and Red Bull Media. Other clients have included McCann Worldgroup, Tokyu Corporation, and Wall Street Journal, and he has worked with names such as Nigo and Mr. Children.



Director for Nigo for iQos

Agency: Edition WorldWide

Director/DOP/Editor for Aerosyn Lex Maestrovic & Mr. Children


DOP/Editor for The Nice Nice

DOP/Gimbal operator for Red Bull Media


Director/DOP/Editor for games

Director/DOP/Editor for Cherry Jerrera


Director/DOP/Editor for The Capitol Hotel Tokyu.

Director/DOP/editor (independent)


Japan Producer/Assistant Director for Vice NY

Producer for Red Bull Media


Director/Producer/DOP/Drone/Editor for Kimino Drinks

Producer/Director/DOP/Editor (independent, 2011)


Videographer/Editor for Red Bull Photography.

DOP/Editor for Red Bull Music


DOP/Editor for Sasja Antheunis

Producer/Videographer/Editor for Red Bull Music


Videographer/Editor for Red Bull Photography.

Director/Videographer/Editor for Aerosyn Lex Maestrovic & EdgeOf Tokyo.


Director for Nigo for iQos

Agency: Edition WorldWide

Videographer/Editor for Kusmi Tea


Director/Producer/DOP/Editor for Guy Martin & The Capitol Hotel Tokyu. Shown on Shibuya crossing big screen.

Videographer (in collaboration with Sam King) for Wall Street Journal.


Camera operator for Tokyo Sounds

Camera operator for Tokyo Sounds


Assistant Director (Japan segment) for Airbnb and Vice New York

Director/Videographer/Editor for the Girls Don't Cry


DOP/Editor (independent)

DOP/Editor (independent)


DOP for Red Bull Music & Killa

Producer/DOP/Editor for Kimino Drinks LLC


Producer/Videographer/Editor for Fuglen Tokyo

Throwback to shooting music videos on Sony DSRs with mini DV and equally mini budgets (circa 2004)



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