Nicholas is a writer for Film and TV.

An award-winning writer and director, London-based Nicholas Racz is Creator and Executive Producer of UNORTHODOX, a drama series in development with Howard Gordon. Previously, he was Co-Writer and Co-Executive Producer of a 1-hour dark-comedy about the CIA called CAPE CROSS which was sold to FX Network. 

His first feature film as writer and director was the feature film THE BURIAL SOCIETY – which was an official selection at over 85 film festivals worldwide and won a number of awards including the Best Feature Film at the New Orleans Film Festival and Jury Prizes at the Milan International Film Festival and was acquired in the US by Regent Entertainment. Born in Montreal, he attended McGill University but abandoned its medical school, instead going on to write the award-winning documentary Ozone & The Politics of Medicine, which was distinguished by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences as "One Of The Best Documentaries Of The Year".



Writer & Creator 

Original TV thriller

RED / Quizzical Pictures for AMC
In development
Director Jose Padilha

Original TV series

Critical Content for FX
In development
Producer Howard Gordon
Director Keith Gordon

Family crime drama set in Brooklyn

Teakwood Lane Productions
In development


Writer & Director 

Producer Richard Baumgartel, Howard Dancyger
Director Nicholas Racz
Writer Nicholas Racz
  • Rob LaBelle
  • Jan Rubes
  • Allan Rich
  • Bill Meilen
  • David Paymer
  • An unlikely criminal infiltrates the mysterious world of the Chevrah Kadisha (the Jewish society that prepares bodies for burial according to ancient ritual) in order to steal a body and fake his own death. 

    Astral Films


    Producer J. Todd Harris, David Valleau
    Writer Nicholas Racz

    A human rights lawyer is hired to help a young British couple.

    Branded Pictures Entertainment
    In development