Nick Lyon Director

Nick Lyon is a Los Angeles based filmmaker and producer. 


After beginning a fine arts education in his hometown of Portland Ore., where Nick restored Mannequins for a living, he packed up and traveled to Germany where he studied at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Nick then went on to direct Maximilian Schell in his debut feature film, I Love You, Baby for Warner Brothers.  Since then Nick has continued directing independent movies such as MGM's Species: The Awakening, Zombie Apocalypse, Punk Love, and his most special film The Boy, the Dog and The Clown, which stars his son, Adrien Lyon. 

Although he has worked with higher budgets, Nick has a knack for pulling off high-quality films on limited budgets and with limited time.  For example, his epic World War 2  film D-Day was shot in just 9 days for under $250,000.   Nick’s philosophy is that money can’t act, and money doesn’t set up a camera angle, so almost anything is possible on a budget if you are resourceful. 


Nick Lyon is an active member of the Directors Guild of America and resides in Los Angeles, California.