Gary Nadeau is a director and screenwriter.  He graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where his thesis film RED won the Gold Medal at the 1994 Student Academy Awards.  Over the next decade, Gary worked as a Hollywood scribe, writing and selling nearly a dozen screenplays  as well as directing two television movies for ABC/Disney.

Nadeau has also directed over thirty short documentary films for Dwell Magazine as well as several music video projects.  His commercial / corporate work is extensive and international.  Many of his projects have been featured on Vimeo (7 staff picks), Nowness, Uncrate, Vevo, & theatlantic.com to name a few.

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Gary currently resides in New Jersey with his wife Erin and three children.

 

 

AWARDS

PIZZA VERDI (2011)  directed by Gary Nadeau

2012 WINNER "CORTI CORTISSIMI" BEST SHORT SALENTO FINIBUS TERRAE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Brindisi Province - Italy

2012 WINNER of the GO SHORT / BiosAGENDA ONLINE FILM COMPETITION in the NETHERLANDS

2012 WINNER "Best Short Screenplay" SAN MARINO FiLM FESTIVAL - SAN MARINO, ITALY

2012 WINNER "Director's Choice" CHRONOS FILM FESTIVAL - Albuquerque, New Mexico

2012 ONE SCREEN FILM FESTIVAL / ONE SHOW 2012 - SHORTLIST / NARRATIVE

 

RED (1994) directed by Gary Nadeau

1994 Student Academy Award - Gold Medal - Narrative

1994 NYU Mobil Award Winner / 3rd Place

1994 Winner - Heartland Film Festival - Crystal Heart Award

1994 Official Selection - Hamptons InternationalFilm Festival

1994 Official Selection - Edinburgh Film Festival

 

APPLES & ORANGES directed by Gary Nadeau

1993 NYU Mobil Award Nominee

 

DIRECTORIAL WORK / FEATURED

THEATLANTIC.COM – KENYAN AND GRACE  

NOWNESS.COM - BITTER TEARS / RUFUS WAINWRIGHT 

VIMEO STAFF PICK – JENS RISOM BLOCK ISLAND RETREAT

VIMEO STAFF PICK – DESIGN ICON: MICHAEL GRAVES 

VIMEO STAFF PICK – PIZZA VERDI  

VIMEO STAFF PICK – KENYAN AND GRACE

VIMEO STAFF PICK – DWELL PRESENTS: SMART DESIGN / THE BATHROOM REINVENTED

VIMEO STAFF PICK – YOSIKO SATO & MICHAEL MORRIS / THE BATHROOM REINVENTED

VIMEO STAFF PICK – CINDY GALLOP / THE BLACK APARTMENT

THE GUARDIAN – PIZZA VERDI

“...And then there’s the fabulous short film Pizza Verdi by Gary Nadeau, which is a great example of bite-sized but super high quality video webbery...” THE GUARDIAN 8/1/11

GO SHORT ONLINE FESTIVAL - PIZZA VERDI WINS! 

FAST CO DESIGN – JENS RISOM BLOCK ISLAND RETREAT

UNCRATE - DESIGN ICON: MICHAEL GRAVES