Nicholas Kinsey is a Canadian of English origin, born in Ontario and raised in England (dual citizenship). With a scientific background and a capacity to write that he inherited from his mother, a short story writer, he began working in the film industry as a cameraman. He has produced, directed and photographed over five hundred films and videos over the last thirty years and among them several award-winning films. His producer credits include Short Change (1989), Women Without Wings (2002), Lakefront (2004), The Backup Man (2006), Killing Ruth - the Snuff Dialogues (2011), Leatha Acidents (2011), Tree Line (2012) and the TV pilot Cottage in America (2012). His knowledge of the industry is wide-ranging having been a director of photography, a scriptwriter, a picture editor, and a feature film director.