Nick Nanton is an award winning director, agent, and author. He is a 5 time Emmy Award winner for directing and producing the short films Jacob's Turn, Esperanza, Mi Casa Hogar, and Visioneer. Nanton is a 13 time Telly Award winner and has co-authored several best-selling books. He is the founder and CEO of The Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency.
Nanton has been interviewed by The New York Times for his expertise in business branding and growth strategies, co-authors a regular column in Fast Company and has been featured in "The Next Big Thing," radio program and podcast. He has been cited by other publications for his expert views on celebrity marketing and social media such as the Los Angeles Times and the Orlando Sentinel.
Nanton is a partner at the law firm Dicks & Nanton where he practices liability, trademark, and entertainment law. He was voted "Best of the Bar 2007" by his peers as published by the Orlando Business Journal. Nanton is a member of the Florida Bar, the Orange Country Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He has also served on the Executive Council of the Florida Bar's Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section and was also the Chairman of the Orange County Bar Association's Entertainment Law Section.
In 2008, Nanton and partner J.W. Dicks, Esq. co-wrote, "Celebrity Branding You" which went on to become an Amazon #1 best-seller in multiple categories. Other works by Nanton include Building The Ultimate Network.
In 2013, one of Nanton's books, Story Selling, made the Wall Street Journal bestseller's list.
In 2015, Nanton was named to the 40 under 40 by the Orlando Business Journal  and his business was named #9 fastest growing UF owned business
In 2016, Nanton won an Emmy in Topical-Documentary for Return to Esperanza.
Nanton currently serves on the board of the X_Prize_Foundation.