Nick Bassett is a Production Designer based in New Zealand. He has an extensive knowledge of the local industry with over 25 years experience in both film and television and event design. Nick has worked as Art Director on major feature films including the action mountain movie Vertical Limit for Columbia Pictures , directed by Martin Campbell and more recently James Cameron’s Avatar .He has since supervised the epic, premium breakout television series Spartacus Blood and Sand for Starz Lionsgate, and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2 for Netflix and TWC directed by martial arts master Yuen Woo-Ping shooting in New Zealand and Beijing China, as well as many internationally recognised high concept projects
He has recently Production designed three seasons of the critically acclaimed television Horror Comedy Series Ash vs Evil Dead, created produced and directed by horror legends Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert for Starz lions gate .
“Nick, you were awesome to work with! You are an excellent artist and a great team leader. Can't wait to do it again on another one! Best wishes, Sam” -SAM RAIMI DIRECTOR
Nick has just completed filming Guns Akimbo- a feature film , starring Daniel Radcliffe and Samara Weaving shooting on location in Auckland NZ and Munich Germany
His current project has the working title “Kung Fury 2 “ based on the breakout short film By David Sandberg and staring Michael Fassbender and Arnold Schwarzenegger.Shooting will take place in Europe in 2019.
Nick was Emmy award Nominated for his work on Ike Countdown to D-day for Sony entertainment and received an Art Directors guild award for his work on Avatar .