Nima Nourizadeh (Persian: نیما نوریزاده; born 12 November 1977) is an Iranian-British film director, music video director, and commercial director. His debut film is Project X, released in March 2012. Prior to making Project X, he directed music videos for Dizzee Rascal, Pink Grease, Franz Ferdinand, Bat for Lashes, Santigold, Hot Chip, Yelle and Lily Allen. He also directed advertisements for Adidas. Nourizadeh is the son of political activist Alireza Nourizadeh and his siblings are electronic music producers Omid 16B and Navid. His second film was the 2015 action comedy American Ultra, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, John Leguizamo, and Topher Grace.