As a design-based director Steve brings expertise in the integration of design and live-action to the production process, coupled with an ability to lead projects from conception to completion. Comfortable in a variety of mediums and genres, Steve's creative through-line is visual storytelling.
Steve is widely known for iconic projects such as his Emmy winning main titles for AMC's Mad Men serving as Creative Director and Designer. His creative efforts for Showtime's Nurse Jackie and the HBO miniseries The Pacific earned Steve two Emmy nominations in the Outstanding Main Title Design category in 2010.
Steve has recently been busy as an independent director helping major brands create memorable impressions with customers via commercials. His directing credits including major campaigns for McDonalds, CB2, and Anthem Healthcare. Steve has also worked with an impressive group of clients including Google, Ford, Spike, MTV, CBS Sports, Fox, Reebok, NFL, Citibank, NBC, Covergirl, ESPN, Ubisoft, USA, Sears, BBC, Olympus, and BMW.
Previously, Steve helped start and grow the East Coast offices of Imaginary Forces. Over his eight years with the firm, the Director/Designer forged a reputation for inspired, original projects for networks, agencies and feature films.
His work has also been recognized by the BDA and The One Club.
Nigel Parry began his photographic career in London and moved to New York City in 1994. Since then, he has been commissioned by the most distinguished publications, advertising agencies, entertainment, corporate and music companies worldwide. He has been privileged to photograph not only celebrities but also the most famed cultural and political figures of our time.
Some of his many accolades include: The European Magazine Award, The American Society of Magazine Editors Portrait Award, Hasselblad Master Photographer, and several Communication Arts, Graphis, Photo District News, Art Director’s Club, International Photography and American Photography Awards among others.
His work has been exhibited internationally at various art galleries, museums and festivals including The National Portrait Gallery in London, The National Galleries of Scotland, The Royal Collection at Windsor Castle, a show at The National Museum of Film & Photography, Le Festival Pour L’image Perpignan, and the Premier exhibit at the NY Photo Festival. He has also had the honor of being the first portrait photographer to be invited to exhibit his work at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
His three books, Sharp, Precious, and BLUNT, have all received worldwide critical acclaim. Parry’s iconic style can also be seen in his directorial video work.
Nigel Parry currently resides in New York City and is represented by Black Spot and Creative Photographers Inc. (CPi). His website can be viewed at: www.NigelParryPhoto.com