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Nick Morris is a film maker who began his career in the 1980s with music videos for "The Final Countdown" by Europe, "Kyrie" by Mr. Mister and "Everytime You Go Away" by Paul Young. After making approximately 100 promos for artists such as Elton John, Celine Dion, Alison Moyet, Warrant, Terence Trent D'Arby, Stevie Wonder, Paul Carrack, Prefab Sprout, Kirsty MacColl, Go West, the Kane Gang, The Alarm, Status Quo, Toto, Natalie Cole, Nena, Scorpions and the number one charity single Ferry Aid, he moved into longer form projects including the Cirque du Soleil show Alegría, which was nominated for a primetime Emmy, Jesus Christ Superstar, which won an International Emmy, and AC/DC's Stiff Upper Lip Live in Munich. He has also directed DVDs for comedians such as The Mighty Boosh, Mitchell and Webb and Bill Bailey. Other work includes numerous trailers and music clips for West End shows such as The Producers, Spamalot, Calendar Girls, Guys and Dolls, Edward Scissorhands and The Rocky Horror Show. in 2009 he captured Spandau Ballet's triumphant homecoming concert at the O2 Arena in London and Jude Law's portrayal of Hamlet.
Selected music video credits:
Paul Young - "Everytime You Go Away",
Mr. Mister - "Kyrie",
The Alarm - "Spirit of '76",
Europe - "The Final Countdown",
Toto - "I'll Be over You",
Eddie Money - "Take Me Home Tonight",
Eddie Money - "I Wanna Go Back",
Europe - "Rock the Night",
Europe - "Carrie",
The Robert Cray Band - "Nothin' But a Woman",
Jennifer Rush & Elton John - "Flames of Paradise",
Mason Ruffner - "Dancing on Top of the World",
Jennifer Rush - "Heart Over Mind",
Eddie Money - "We Should Be Sleeping",
Europe - "Cherokee",
The Alarm - "Presence of Love",
Cinderella - "Gypsy Road",
Europe - "Superstitious",
Cinderella - "Don't Know What You Got (till It's Gone)",
Europe - "Let the Good Times Rock",
Warrant - "Heaven",
Cinderella - "The Last Mile",
Marillion - "Hooks in You",
Basia - "Cruising for Bruising",
No Sweat - "Heart and Soul",
Warrant - "Big Talk",
Bad English - "Price of Love",
Roadhouse - "Tower of Love",
Steelheart - "She's Gone",
Bad English - "Straight to Your Heart",
Europe - "Prisoners in Paradise",
Warrant - "I Saw Red",
THE BT DIGITAL MUSIC AWARDS 2007 5 Programmes for Channel 4 With Natasha Bedingfield, Paul McCartney, Mutya Buena, Kate Nash, etc.
David Gilmour - "Remember That Night" Launch. Biggest-ever Cinema simulcast of live performances, Q & A and show extracts from the Odeon Leicester Square (to cinemas across Europe) and the Ritzy, Brixton (to cinemas across North America)
MITCHELL & WEBB - THE TWO FACES OF MITCHELL & WEBB The stars of those Apple ads & The Peep show live on DVD
THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - LIVE Roger Waters live in the UK and Canada for HD DVD
SPAMALOT The Tony award winning musical in London. Music Clips and EPK
AC/DC; STIFF UPPER LIP 26 camera shoot in the Olympic stadium, Munich (live DVD)
JAMIROQUAI Live Channel 4 shoot at the B-Live festival
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL "ALEGRIA" Filmed live in the Grand Chapiteau in Sydney, Nominated, Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, 2002 Primetime Emmy awards.
THE MIGHTY BOOSH LIVE Live DVD recorded at Brixton Academy
THE BIG CHILL 60 min Channel Four Music Festival / live music & documentary
BILL BAILEY "PART TROLL" Multicamera live concert DVD & Channel 4 TV show.
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (co-directed with Gale Edwards) Shot at Pinewood studios. Winner, Performing Arts Category, 2001 International Emmy awards.
CELEBRATION; THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER IN CHINA Multicamera live concert / documentary recorded at the Great Hall Of The People, Beijing
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL "VAREKAI" Live from Toronto, In High definition. Seen on Bravo and DVD.
SHAOLIN; "WHEEL OF LIFE" / "MASTERS EDITION"/ "KUNG FU MASTERS LIVE" The monks of the Shaolin Temple in a live kung-fu spectacular. Filmed both on location in China and onstage in London. (2000, 2001 and 2004)
UMOJA Live DVD of the African musical spectacular, in Durban, South Africa.
PINK - LIVE IN LONDON Seen on Channel 4, MTV, etc.
TERENCE TRENT D'ARBY - INTRODUCING THE HARDLINE LIVE Concert/Documentary in Munich, for Channel 4.
SIMPLY RED; HOME "On Tour" documentary shot in Turkey, Croatia and Sicily.
ONE NIGHT WITH ROD STEWART Backstage documentary director/editor. BBC One.
MATTHEW BOURNE'S "EDWARD SCISSORHANDS" Live EPK at Sadler's Wells, London
CELINE DION; A NEW DAY, LIVE IN LAS VEGAS 2 X 45 minute documentaries.
CAT STEVENS; MAJIKAT LIVE Live Concert and documentary DVD.
THE LAST NIGHT OF "CATS" Recorded live at the New London theatre
GUYS AND DOLLS Live EPK & Music clips for the show, starring Ewan Macgregor.
THE PRODUCERS Live EPK & Music clips for the hit West End musical.
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Music Clips and Live EPK with Richard O'Brien for the 2006 production
Bombay Dreams EPK, Music video & Cinema ad for the hit West End musical
David Gilmour "SMILE" / "ON AN ISLAND" Music Videos & EPK clips
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