Nicholas Schrunk is an award-winning feature film and commercial director focusing on action and adventure storytelling. Utilizing his technical background in both science and design, Schrunk combines a reason-driven process with traditional visual design principles. The result is an awe-inspiring collection of work illustrating stories that are visually and emotionally moving.
Schrunk most recently directed the award-winning feature documentary, Blood Road, which follows professional athlete Rebecca Rusch’s historic journey down the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Blood Road won best of festival awards at the BANFF, Bentonville, Sun Valley & Kendal Film Festivals, was nominated for a Sports Emmy & has been praised by reviews from the LA Times, Huffington Post, Access Hollywood, USA Today, Sports Illustrated & ESPN. Schrunk won the Webby award for "Best Online Sports Film" for his skateboard film “Perspective” and premiered the feature “On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter” at the San Sebastian Film Festival. Additionally, he's directed stories for Audi, Nike, Under Armour, GoPro, Garmin, Oakley, and NBC.
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