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Nick Kewin is a filmmaker with a proven ability to breathe life into long and short-form narrative work. He is currently a writer-in-residence at the Canadian Film Centre’s Cineplex Film Program Writer’s Lab.

As a screenwriter, he has written three feature-length screenplays to date. His narrative output has predominantly focused on gritty settings, family dynamics and a smattering of the surreal. His short film credits as a writer include Burn the Tapes, Welcome Stranger, and Cosmo, all of which have garnered online interest and festival inclusion. His works have played at a diverse array of outlets, such as the Canadian Film Fest, Toronto International Short Film Festival and the National Screen Institute online film festival.

As a Producer, he worked to bring the Telus Storyhive funded short, The Berg to life.

As a creative, he has proven an ability to craft engaging and effective client-focused branded content.

As a podcast producer, his work can be heard on Version Control: Pound & Grain’s Digital News Podcast. Nick also produces and hosts the internet radio show, Raccoon, No Stripes, a musical odyssey which specializes in presenting a no-holds-barred radio experience in every episode.  

Nick is also a musician, writing and recording under the moniker, Old Nick, which has yielded five albums to date.

Nick hails from Brantford, Ontario, but is proud to call Toronto home.

 

                   

 

Raccoon, No Stripes

Dawes-We’re All Gonna Die
Skinshape-Don’t call My Name
Medasin ft Masego-Sego Hotline
Randy Newman-God’s Song (That’s Why I Love Mankind) 
Little Wille John-No Regrets
Modey Lemon-Become a Monk
Darondo-Didn’t I
G Herbo-Malcolm
Alice Coltrane-Stopover Bombay
Nas-The Don
Lee Hazlewood-I Guess It’s Love
Kikagaku Moyo-Green Sugar
Sugarloaf-Greeneyed Lady
Jason Isbell-Elephant

Once and Future Band — How does it make you feel
Brockhampton - Jello
The Zombies -This will be our year
Rory Lavelle- I’m Sure it Happens All the Time (Carried Away) 
Foxygen- San Fransisco
Allah Las- No Werewolf
Can-Vitamin C
Shuggie Otis- Aht Uh Mi Hed
Nadjma- Some Day My Caliph Will Come
Kelly Lee Owens- Bird
The Killers-Shadowplay
The Sound Defects- War
Outkast-Ova Da Wudz
Phosphorescent- Can I Sleep in Your Arms 

Charlotte Gainsbourg— IRM
Stormzy— Shut Up
Durand Jones and the Indications—Make a Change
Julie London—Nice Girls Don’t Stay For Breakfast
Colin Stetson—Awake On Foreign Shores
New Order—Age of Consent
Black Star—Astronomy
Hoyt Axton—Saturday’s Child
Dorothy Ashby—Afro-Harping
Aretha Franklin—Dr. Feelgood (Love is a Serious Business) 
Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks—Little Fang
King Krule—Half Man Half Shark
Ariel Pink—Baby 

Mount Kimbie/King Krule- Blue Train Lines
Men I Trust—Tailwhip
Harumi—What a Day For Me
Joni Mitchell—The Jungle Line
Deerhunter—Nothing Ever Happened
Agnes Obel— Familiar
Leisure—Got It Bad
Aquaserge—Tour Du Monde
Bart—Multiply
Japanese Breakfast—Road Head
Zeus—Bonnieview
Helena Deland—Baby 

Percy Mayfield— Please Send Me Someone to Love
Wanda Jackson—Blues In My Heart
Beck—Already Dead
Neil Young—Oh Lonesome Me
Ray Charles—Hard Times
Northern Cree—Lovesick Blues
Black Sabbath—Changes
Bob Dylan—Sign On The Window
Bright Eyes—Land Locked Blues
Lightnin’ Hopkins—Come Back Baby
Caribou—Leave House
Patsy Cline—I Fall To Pieces
Billie Holiday—Gloomy Sunday
Merle Haggard—Half a Man
Old Nick—Up and Run 

Tyler, The Creator—Who Dat Boy
Hipster Death Squad—Survivor
Wilco—Hell Is Chrome
Young Colossus—Monster’s Dance
Jose Gonzalez— This is How We Walk on the Moon
Young Galaxy—New Summer
Chad VanGaalen—Cut Off My Hands
Smerz—Oh My My
Asap Rocky—Canal St. 
Alex Ebert—America For Me
Bill Callahan—America!
Phedre—Cold Sunday
JJ Cale—Ride Me High
John Lee Hooker and Van Morrison—I Cover The Waterfront 

Vince Staples—Party People
Jacques Dutronc— L’augmentation
Pretty Lights— Reel 8 Break 2
Oh Sees— The Static God
Pastor T.L. Burnett and the Youth for Christ— It’s Me Oh Lord
Los Hijos Del Sol— Carinito
Big Thief—Shark Smile
Lee Hazlewood—My Autumn’s Done Come
Cymande— Dove (truncated)
Chris Rea—The Road to Hell 1
Scientist—Time Warp Machine
Lady Wray—Guilty
Leonard Cohen—Who By Fire  

Big Boi —Overthunk
Wings—Arrow Through me
Gillian Hills— C’est Bien Mieux Comme Ca
The Shacks—Strange Boy
Ty Segall—Oh Mary
Peggy Lee— Let’s Keep Dancing
Dan Auerbach—Shine On Me
Linval Thompson—Dread Are the Controller
Run The Jewels— Run The Jewels
Rita Lee—And I love Her
Shabazz Palaces— Forerunner Foray
Black Lips—Drop I Hold
Broadcast—Goodbye Girls
Tom Waits—Clang, Boom, Steam/Make it Rain
Ticklah Ft. Mayra Vega—Si Hecho Palante
Old Crow Medicine Show—My Good Gal
Nico— Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams 

Bobby Womack — Please forgive My Heart
Millie Jackson — I Still Love You (You Still Love Me) 
Chairlift — I belong In Your Arms
Poolside — Harvest Moon
Mutemath — Stratosphere
Parliament— All the Goodies are Gone
Hannah Georges- Enemies
Chromatics— The Page
St Paul and the Broken Bones— Broken Bones and Pocket Change
Unknown Mortal Orchestra- Ur Life One Night
The Seeds— Can’t Seem to Make You Mine
The Velvet Underground— Oh! Sweet Nuthin

Kali Uchis- Only Girl
Priests —JJ
Spoon — Do I Have to Talk You Into It?
Solange — Mad
Strand of Oaks — Goshen ’97
Thundercat- Them Changes
A Tribe Called Quest - Kids
Charlotte Day Wilson— Work
Amen Dunes - Song to the Siren
Gord Downie - Every Irrelevance
Tómas R. Einarsson & Ómar Guðjónsson—Bræðraborg
Antibalas- Beaten Metal
Bry Webb— Rivers of Gold

Menahan Street Band - The Contender
Sly & The Family Stone — A Trip to Your Heart
Timmy Thomas - Why Can’t We Live Together?
Methyl Ethel — Ubu
Yaeji- Feel it Out
Bob Dylan — The Man in Me
Anderson Paak- Lite Weight
Andrew Bird- Truth Lies Low
Band of Horses - In a Drawer
Danny Brown- Ain’t it Funny
Dorothy Ashby - Soul Vibrations
Schoolboy Q- Collard Greens
Donovan- Get Thy Bearings
Neil Young- War of Man
Feist — Young Up

Nina Simone - Feeling Good
Majid Jordan - Every Step Every Way
Mark Ronson, Jeff Bhasker - In Case of Fire
SBTRKT - New Dorp, New York
Pat Benatar - Love is a Battlefield
Roxy Music - Love is the Drug
Rod Stewart— Young Turks
Dion — The Wanderer
Porter Wagoner — The Cold Hard Facts of Life
Mark Lanegan - The Gravedigger’s Song
Don Vail - Sister
The Distillers - Beat Your Heart Out
Tame Impala - Nangs, The Moment

Tuns-Mind Over Matter
Frank Ocean (ft. Andre 3000) - Solo (reprise)
Ryan Adams - Shake It Off
Bruce Springsteen- Tunnel of Love
Father John Misty -Real Love (live from KCRW)
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
Big Boi - Shutterbugg
Jim James - Know til now
DIIV - Under The Sun
Against Me! - Mediocrity Gets You Pears (The Shaker)
Constantines - On To You
Kaytranada ft. Little Dragon - BULLETS
Lykke Li - I Follow Rivers (The Magician remix)
The Hives - Diabolic Scheme
Tom Waits - Come On Up To The House

Andy Shauf—The Magician
The Shirelles—One Hundred Pounds of Clay
Phantogram- As Far As I Can See
Peggy Lee- Is That All There Is?
Leonard Cohen- Don’t Go Home With Your Hard-On
Bjork- I Miss You
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds- From Her To Eternity
The Beatle-Martha My Dear
Dolly Parton— I Wasted My Tears
James Blake— Retrograde
Dirty Projectors—Stillness is the Move
Van Morrison—Linden Arden Stole the Highlights
The Beach Boys—I Was Not Made for These Times
Hot Chip—Hurache Lights
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds—Distant Sky 

Radiohead- Ful Stop
Drake ft. 2 Chainz and Young Thug—Sacrifice
Bon Iver -33 God
Kanye West ft. Chance the Rapper— Ultralight Beam
Porches—Be Apart
Nico—I’ll Keep it With Mine
Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzalez—Room 29
Future Islands—Long Flight
Massive Attack—Girl I Love You
Iggy Pop—Sister Midnight
MGMT—Something’s Missing
Austra—Sleep
Thee Oh Sees—Lupine Dominus 

royskopp-something in my heart
Arthur Russell- Nobody Wants a Lonely Heart
Kendrick Lamar- The Heart Part 4
Tommy James & The Shondelles - Draggin the Line
Unknown Mortal Orchestra- The World is Crowded
Funkadelic— Can you Get to That?
Serge Gainsbourg- Requiem Pour un Con
St. Vincent - Surgeon
Tei She- How Far
Stevie Nicks- Stand back
The Jive Bombers - bad boy
Dr. John- Woman is the root of all evil
Grimes- Zoal, Face Dancer
Gorillaz (feat. Jehnny Beth) - We Got the Power
Julie Byrne— I live now as a singer