Michael Nash is a Irish/American filmmaker who MovieMaker Magazine named Nash one of the “Top 10 MovieMakers Of The Planet”. Nash founded Beverly Hills Productions over a decade ago, and recently an honored recipient of the Social Change Global Institute Filmmaker of the Year Award, the California Conservation Champion Award and the Neiman Marcus Humanitarian Visions Filmmaker Award. Nash has recently finished three documentaries soon to be released, HomeBase (about 2nd Hand PTSD) a co-production with Harvard Law School Global Negotiation Program, Life Is A Movie (the journey of Larry Moyer and Shel Silverstein) and The Messenger, a documentary about Muslim filmmaker Moustapha Akkad 1977 film about peace. Nash’s multi-award winning Climate Refugees was the only film screened by the United Nations at the recent IIEA Copenhagen Climate Change Conference and Davos for world leaders and policymakers. Climate Refugees had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, and was noted by Robert Redford in the NY Times “as an agent for social change.” The film went on to win multiple awards both domestically and internationally. In 2017, Nash was instrumental in the inter-faith distribution of Leonardo DiCaprio’s film Before The Flood.
Currently, Nash has six television shows in development/pre-production. Nash’s narrative feature films, the critically acclaimed film titled “Fuel,” won top feature film honors around the globe and Nebraska. Nash is a global keynote speaker on issues of humanity, climate stress, food security and migration. He consults with several leaders of the world, governments and organization internationally. A partial list includes DAVOS, Harvard University, MIT, The Pentagon, US House and Senate, American Security Project, UN, UNEP, UNHCR, UNU. Michael is a judge at several film festivals and has done consulting work for Hearst, NBC, TNT, TBS and Turner Sports.