Director of Photography & IATSE Local 600 First Assistant Camera

+1 210.394.3880 / nicoluzwachter@gmail.com / @nicowphoto

 

Features

Kill'Em All / B Camera Operator / Dir. Peter Malota / DP Mark Rutledge

When Jack Went Glamping / 1st AC - A Cam / Dir. Brandon Dickerson / DP Abe Martinez

Perfect Weapon / 1st AC - A Cam / Dir. Titus Paar / DP Mark Rutledge

Stage V / 1st AC - A Cam / Dir. Buddy Calvo / DP Kevin Nations

Daylights End / 1st AC / Dir. William Koffman / DP Mark Rutledge

From the Dead / 1st AC / Dir. Hebron Joffe / DP Jeff Carolan

Walking With the Dead / 1st AC / Dir. Scott Dow / DP Shaun Hart

The Adventures of Pepper and Paula / 1st AC / Dir. Robin Nations / DP Kevin Nations

3 Days / 1st AC / Dir. Julisn Beltran / DP Ricardo Palomares 

End Game / 1st AC - C Cam / Dir. Carmen Marron / DP Francisco Bulgarelli

 

Documentary / Television

Trinkets (Netflix) / A Cam 1st AC / Dir Sara St. Onge / DP Jason Oldak

In The Vault Season 2  / 1st AC / Dir Ben Epstein / DP Bobby Lam

Everything Sucks (Netflix) / 1st AC / Dir Michael Mohan / DP Elisha Christian

Here and Now (HBO) / 1st AC / Dir Alan Ball / DP James Laxton

From Dusk Till Dawn S2 / 2nd AC / Dir Robert Rodriguez / DP Robert Rodriguez

ShowTime SXSW Comedy Special / 1st AC / Dir. Steven Feinartz/ DP Shane Kelly

Cristela Alonzo - Lower Classy (Netflix) / 1st AC / Dir. Marcus Raboy / DP Jay Lafayette

Ari Shaffir Comedy Central Special / A Cam 1st AC / Dir. Eric Abrams / DP Jordan Levy

The Librarians / 1st AC / Dir. Eriq La Salle / DP David Connell

Staties (ABC) Pilot / 1st AC / Dir. Rob Bowman / DP Thomas Yatsko ASC

Angie Tribeca S4 / 1st AC / Dir. Brennan Shroff / DP Tom Magill

Commercial

Adidas (Dame 4 Anthem) / 1st AC / Dir. Britt Cailoutte / DP Nick Restrepo

AirBnB Selects / 1st AC / Dir. Ian Rowe / DP Charlie Balch

Nike / 1st AC / Dir. Will Mayer / DP Ian Rigby

John Deere / 1st AC / Dir. Chris Malloy / DP August Thurmer

Jaguar (Rogue Moments) / 1st AC / Dir. Kevin Castanheira / DP Ian Rigby

IBM / 1st AC / Dir. Charlie Mysak / DP David Vollrath

Super Bowl | Thomas J Henry / 1st AC / Dir. Bobby Herrera / DP Nico VanDerberg

Beats by Dre (Simone Biles) / 1st AC / Dir. Elliot Sellar / DP Elliot Sellar

Samsung NBA Cares / 1st AC B-Cam / DP Matthew Wolff 

Gatorade / Key Grip / Dir. / DP Guillermo Garza 

Thomas J Henry / 1st AC / Dir. Bobby Herrera / DP Nico VanDerberg 

Google Fiber / 1st AC / Dir Wade / DP Shane Kelly

Enchiladas Cookbook / Dir Nicolas Wachter / DP Nicolas Wachter

Alamo FCU / 1st AC / Dir. Ron Bourke / DP Carl Davis 

United Allergy Services / Camera Op / Dir. Deidre Wolf / DP Tom Nador ICG 

Dusty the Airplane (Disney) / Dir. Robert Lopez / DP Nicolas Wachter 

Iode Medical / Dir. Ivonne Guera / DP Nicolas Wachter 

Hawker 400 / Camera Op / Dir. Robert Lopez / DP Robert Lopez 

Campbellā€™s Soup / Camera Op / Dir. Robert Lopez / DP Robert Lopez 

DFW Airport Terminal A / Camera Op / Dir. Moroch / DP Rick Rodriguez 

Commercials Porsche Boxster Spec Ad / Camera Operator / Porsche / DP Alex Walker

Film About Vilm / Dir. Seth Epstein / DP Nicolas Wachter 

Dance / Camera Op / Audio Socket & Associated Press / DP Seth Epstein 

Caveman / Camera Op / Poseidon Tech / DP Seth Epstein 

Fred Loya Insurance / Dir. Robert Lopez / DP Nicolas Wachter 

VisionWorks / 1st AC / Moroch / DP Rick Rodriguez 

Access Bank / Camera Op / Raging Bull / DP Robert Lopez 

Toyota Corolla "Boss Ride" / Electrician / MMB / DP James Whitaker 

The Hartford / 1st AC / Dir. Keith Loutit / DP Christian Evan

 

Short Films

After Hours / Dir.Andrew Fisher / DP Nicolas Wachter

DINGUS / Dir. Dave Novak / DP Nicolas Wachter

I Love You More / Dir. Kevin Sloan / DP Nicolas Wachter

Remake / Dir. Scott Langford / DP Nicolas Wachter

The Associate / Dir. Shane Leal Willet / DP Nicolas Wachter

Band of Thieves / 1st Assistant Cam / Dir. Fidel Ruiz Healy / DP Connor Murphy

The Juliana Incident / 1st AC / Dir. Dave Novak / DP MJ Marcinick

Lucas Cain / 1st AC / Dir. Cullen Metcalf-Kelly / DP Jeremy Lundborg  

 

Music Videos

MIT & American Sign Language / 1st AC / Dir. Ellis Bahl / DP Charlie Balch

Redemption (Sigma) / 1st AC / Dir. Dano Cerny / DP Charlie Balch

Paris (Little Dragons) / 1st Assistant Camera / Dir.Trevor Cane / DP Isaac Bauman 

Creep Street / Dir. Lawrence Mercado / DP Nicolas Wachter 

 

Proficiencies

Cameras

ARRI | RED | Canon |  Sony | Black Magic | 16MM & 35MM | Panavision | Panasonic 

Skills

Bilingual (Spanish & English) / Data Management / Final Cut Studio / Adobe Creative Cloud / Editing  

Colorist / Location Lighting / Studio Lighting / Sailor / Set Photographer / All Around Happy Guy!

 

Equipment

Sekonic Light and Color Meters

Innovativ Ranger 48 Senior Camera Cart 

TV Logic 58W 5.5" On Board Monitor

 

ADDITIONAL INFO

Fluent in English & Spanish

Current American & Mexican Passport

International Cinematographers Guild - IATSE Local 600 Member