Biography

John Nicholls has recently completed work on the new CBC series 'Little Dog' starring Joel Thomas Hynes, Produced by Cameron Pictures, Elemental Pictures and Sherry White, as well as the CTV/Netflix mini-series 'The Indian Detective' starring Russell Peters, William Shatner and Anupam Kher for Producer Frank Spotnitz, Bell Media and Blue Ice Productions.


He is currently working on Season 2 of 'Ransom' for CBS, Global, EOne and Sienna Films.


Previously in 2017, he was invited to Miami, Florida to be part of the hit first season of 'I Am Frankie' for Nickelodeon and Paradiso Pictures, along with completeing 'Parkdale' from filmmakers Aris Athanasopoulos and Kevin Walker.


In 2016, he edited the Emmy-Nominated TV Movie 'Terrific Trucks Save Christmas' with Producer Michael Kessler and Director Richard Rotter for NBC Universal. He also did both Season 2 and the TV Movie 'Summer Splash' for the hit series 'Make It Pop', as well as episodes of 'The Other Kingdom', all from creator Tom Lynch, produced by DHX Media for Nickelodeon and Family Channel.


Since 2015, he edited 'Rio Heat' for Director Stephen S Campanelli, Executive Producer Jon Cassar, and Producer Ken Gord. As well as Fatal Pictures' Richard Powell and Zach Green's 'Heir', Director Reza Dahya's 'Chameleon', Lisa Rose Snow and Lora Cambell's 'Age of Reason' and the first season of 'Make It Pop'.


Some notable projects since 2012 include three feature films: 'Looking is the Original Sin' (Gail Harvey, Director), 'Sex After Kids' (Jeremy LaLonde, Director) and 'End of Days, Inc' (Jennifer Liao, Director) as well as the BravoFACT projects 'The Sweetest Hippopotamus' and 'The Last Halloween' (Marc Roussel, Director) and the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival selected short film 'Out' (Jeremy LaLonde, Director).


For nearly a decade, John honed his craft by working alongside some of Canada's biggest editing talents on shows such as Lionsgate's 'Nurse 3D', Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove', Jon Cassar's 'Forsaken', CTV's 'Saving Hope', YTV/Disney XD's 'Wingin' It' and YTV/Teen Nick's 'Life with Boys'.


John Nicholls is a member of the Directors Guild of Canada and the Canadian Cinema Editors association, as well as an alumnus of the Canadian Film Centre.


He is represented by Sohrab Merchant of The Characters Talent Agency.