COO / Producer
Nicholas David Lean is the founder of Oceanstorm Films, a multi-service Film and TV Production Company with its headquarters in Covent Garden, London, and satellite offices in Portsmouth, Hampshire, and near Guildford, Surrey. With a bias on development and production, his role as producer and executive producer is often combined with those of screenwriter and director. His multi-disciplined experience in film production combines creative and technical expertise with production efficiency.
Prior to launching Oceanstorm Films VFX in 2018 with collaborators Paul Babu, and Louis Katz he played a pivotal role in the start-up of London’s newest studio facilities company in Surrey - ACES High Studios - a 'one-stop' production management and aviation asset rental company, based at Dunsfold Aerodrome in Cranleigh.
With over two decades of experience working in all aspects of the film industry he has developed a deep understanding of the delivery requirements for every type of film project while honing his management and department-building skills. Notable credits from his extensive experience include:
At Oceanstorm, he manages the company and its projects in the role of executive producer, as well as producing effective work pipelines for all aspects of the production process.