|Born||Victoria, British Columbia|
|Occupation||Special effects makeup artist, filmmaker|
|Known for||Horror films, sci-fi films|
|Awards||Gemini Award: Best Achievement in Makeup in Andromeda|
Ryan Nicholson was born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia. He is a self-taught artist who ran special-effects shop Flesh & Fantasy for a number of years before he began directing and producing his own independent films through his production company Plotdigger Films.
Nicholson has worked in the makeup department on many television shows including The X-Files, The Outer Limits, Stargate and Andromeda for which he was nominated for the Gemini Award three times for Best Achievement in Make-Up, with a win in 2002.
Nicholson has also written, produced and directed several films under the banner of his production company Plotdigger Films, including Torched, Gutterballs, Live Feed, "Hanger", Nature and others.
|2004||Necrophagia: Nightmare Scenarios||Yes||Yes||Psychotic Boyfriend|
|2009||La Petite Mort||Presenter|
|2012||My Name Is 'A' by Anonymous||Yes|
|2012||Blood Valley: Seed's Revenge||Yes||Man in Truck|
|2014||Collar||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Bum Fighter 1|
- "FILM INDUSTRY PROFILE — RYAN NICHOLSON — 23 QUESTIONS" (PDF). Insight Magazine (Tourism Victoria) Issue 2, Summer 2005. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
- Ryan Nicholson on Internet Movie Database
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