Earthlight, A Motion Picture Company
9903 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 909
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(818) 377-4443

Hollywood Central
2111 E. Santa Fe Suite 324
Olathe, Kansas 66062
(913) 646-6466

Nicholas Eliopoulos incorporates an award-winning career spanning over three decades in the
entertainment Industry. His diverse talents have been acknowledged in the areas of writing,
directing, producing, and also film and sound editing, in some of Hollywood’s most watched
venues. Mr. Eliopoulos has won an Emmy Award, two Golden Reel Awards, and three Golden
Scissors Awards. He has worked on such films as Best Picture Winner OUT OF AFRICA, the
20 Century Fox “hit” comedy NINE TO FIVE with Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin, and Jane Fonda.
Universal’s BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS with Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, and
assisted director Colin Higgins and Shirley McLaine in the Emmy Winning Mini Series OUT ON A
LIMB. Mr. Eliopoulos completed Producing/Directing, as well as editing, his third documentary
feature MARY PICKFORD, MUSE OF THE MOVIES, which had it’s World Premiere at the 35
Telluride Film Festival over last Labor Day weekend, and its European Premiere at the 27
Pordenone International Film Festival just outside Venice, Italy last October. The Los Angeles
Premiere was held at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Theater in Beverly Hills.

As a Motion Picture Film Editor, Nicholas edited the “nine camera” 35mm Theatrical Comedy
Concert Film for the Actor/Comedian Martin Lawrence entitled RUN TEL DAT. This feature was
released by MTV Films, and Paramount Pictures. Mr. Eliopoulos has also edited the successful
NBC Series LAW AND ORDER, CRIMINAL INTENT with Vincent D’Onofrio, as well as the
acclaimed Dick Wolf NBC Series DEADLINE, which starred Oliver Platt, Bebe Neuwirth, Lily
Taylor, Hope Davis, and Tom Conti. Mr. Eliopoulos has Produced, Directed and Edited two other
acclaimed documentary features, RUSSIA, A PEOPLES JOURNEY TO DEMOCRACY, covering
the former Soviet Union from the time of the Tsars through the fall of Communism for which he
interviewed Boris Yeltsin, as well as Mikhail Gorbachov. VISIONS OF A NEW WORLD with Ted
Danson, and hosted by Marsha Mason, which highlights nine positive thinker’s vision of the
Future. Mr. Eliopoulos directed the half hour Special for MTV entitled THE HEART OF
HEARTBEAT starring Whoopi Goldberg and Bonnie Raitt on the making of Don Johnson's first
Music Album. Mr. Eliopoulos served as Vice President of Production and Development for the
Don Johnson Company at Universal Studios, Bungalow 75. During those two years at Universal,
Mr. Eliopoulos developed scripts for the two hour television movie MOTHERSHIP, also the anti-
drug Special for kids entitled THE LAST CARTOON, plus the half hour sitcom pilot FLIPSIDE,
which he Associate Produced, all for NBC. For New Line Cinema, Mr. Eliopoulos edited the
comedy feature film WOO for Executive Producer John Singleton (BOYZ IN THE HOOD,
ROSEWOOD and HUSTLE & FLOW) which starred Jada Pinkett Smith, Tommy Davidson, Dave
Chappelle, as well as L.L. Cool J. Nicholas also edited six original cable movies for BET
PICTURES. Mr. Eliopoulos edited the first feature film introducing actress Angelina Jolie for
comedy writer/director’s Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna entitled LOVE IS ALL THERE IS. Mr.
Eliopoulos also served as Associate Producer for the Off Broadway Play by Renee Taylor and
Joseph Bologna BERMUDA AVENUE TRIANGLE. Nicholas edited the comedy feature film THE
THIN PINK LINE, with an ensemble cast including Mike Myers, Jason Priestley, Jennifer Aniston,
Janeane Garofalo, and David Schwimmer. Nicholas directed and edited the Mars Lasar music
video THE ELEVENTH HOUR, and edited the music videos HEARTBEAT, and P.O.D.’s SELAH.
Nicholas Produced and Directed the Animated Short FLY ME TO THE MOON, for GATEWAYS
TO SPACE, which features Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, and was considered
that year in the short list for Academy Award consideration in Animation. Having served as
Animation Supervisor for “Violet (Lily Tomlin’s) fantasy sequence in the “hit” movie NINE TO
FIVE, Mr. Eliopoulos has currently utilized that experience in the pre-production for the feature
animated film CYBERHOP, an Ultimate Hip Hop Dance Party in Outer Space, which Eliopoulos
will direct. His next documentary feature project will be shot totally on location in mainland China.

Mr. Eliopoulos won his Emmy Awards for the CBS Mini Series WALLENBERG, A HERO'S
STORY, Parts 1 & 2, starring Richard Chamberlain. His Golden Reel Awards for OUT OF
AFRICA, and the CBS Mini-Series PETER THE GREAT. And his Golden Scissors Awards for
Paramount’s FOUL PLAY, with Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, and Dudley Moore, Warner
Brothers, EUROPEAN VACATION with Chevy Chase, and THE RUNNER STUMBLES with Dick
VanDyke, which was director Stanley Kramer’s last film.

Nicholas won a scholarship Award for his “student films” at the University of Kansas that sent
him to study film at University of Southern California. Mr. Eliopoulos holds a Bachelor of Arts
Degree in Speech and Drama from KU, and was a two-year editing fellow at the American Film
Institute when it was housed at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. He is an active voting
member of the Oscar, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, as well as the Emmy
Television Academy, and a 25-year member of the Motion Picture Editor’s Guild.

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