NELSON McCORMICK is an experienced filmmaker with a passion for dramatic storytelling.
McCormick's career began as a documentary cameraman in the Air Force covering the gamut of combat operations around the world. After finding success as a commercial director, McCormick’s eye for realism was sought to direct groundbreaking television dramas including 24, THE WEST WING, HOUSE, THE GOOD WIFE, PRISON BREAK, ALIAS, ER and SOUTHLAND.
In 2008, McCormick made his feature film debut with the hit thriller PROM NIGHT, opening number one at the box office. His next film was the Hitchcockian remake of THE STEPFATHER, which the Los Angeles Times called; “a handsome, thoughtfully crafted production that generates mounting terror securely anchored by assured performances.”
In 2013, McCormick directed the television movie KILLING KENNEDY which broke the record for the highest rated show in the history of the National Geographic Channel.
McCormick has directed for distinguished producers including STEVEN SPIELBERG, RIDLEY SCOTT, JJ ABRAMS, JERRY BRUCKHEIMER, BRIAN GRAZER, NEAL MORITZ, JOHN WELLS, RYAN MURPHY and STEVEN BOCHCO.