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The separation of Ian’s parents left a void in his life, so he didn’t always feel comfortable in his own skin growing up. He found a way to bridge the gap mentally through fitness. These days, as a personal trainer, he has found inner peace and tries to inspire the same freedom of emotional strength through physical strength.

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With childhood dreams of extreme sports suppressed by traditional family beliefs in Japan, Utano left as a young woman, but found new responsibility in professional jobs and full time parenting in New York City. Undeterred, this determined lady fulfills her vision of freedom surfing the icy Atlantic waters off Coney Island.

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As someone touched by tragedy, and who dedicated large parts of her life to family, this film’s subject unearthed her passion in 2013 as Farmer Flori. Now flourishing in business, inspiring many, and even helping substance abuse victims revitalize through her animals, she might be the G.O.A.T. lady in more ways than one!

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Maritime Marzipan is the realization of a sweet dream imagined by a German couple living in Canada. Jessica and Michael always had a passion for food, fresh air and creating something new. So blending their heritage with the inspiration of a leap of faith move from Toronto to Canada’s beautiful food haven of Prince Edward Island (PEI), they put down roots and planted the seeds of a business at the same time.

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In a hidden hollow on the side of a New Hampshire mountain, Shawn built himself a respite from the bustle of his professional life – a place where he could clear the cobwebs of his mind, aware only of what exists in the forest-laden landscape that surrounds him. Nothing is taken for granted in the raw solitude of the wilderness, and Shawn intends to keep it that way.

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In this film shot in France, a career scientist from a pharma innovator narrates his passion for restoring and flying a WWII-era plane. It is the freedom of flight, as a contrast to so much in modern life, which fuels this passion.

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Beyond realization of a boy’s supercar dream, this film provides insight into a determined pursuit – and achievement at a time of life for the passion to be part of the daily routine. Commuting to Manhattan in the Lamborghini, sunshine or snow, transporting a newborn home, and an epic coast-to-coast road trip are all part of the everyday exotic.

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The Road to BIO was a cross-country road trip involving seven guys, an RV and a Lamborghini SV. Starting in the biotech hub of Cambridge, Massachusetts, the team traveled to the BIO International Convention in San Diego, California, overcoming various obstacles along the way.

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Nigel, Wei, Brian, Steve, Albert, Govindra, and Eugene embarked (some more willingly than others) on a 12-day road trip to drive cross country while visiting sights and meeting with big pharma companies, with the ultimate goal of making it to BIO. They each came on for different reasons, but they all ended with one big takeaway: we may be motivated by different forces – within and outside of ourselves – but at the end of the day we go on the journey together, and that’s what bonds us all.

Meet the Team


Nigel travels to between 20 and 30 countries every year seeking out pharmaceutical industry leaders. And while the individuals he meets are clearly inspired to help people live better, what continuously strikes him are the passions that transcend their professional lives. As creator of Nice Passion, Nigel provides a vehicle to share these stories with others, ensuring each piece reveals what’s possible when passion and energy come together.


Brian has travelled to many global destinations developing a passion for discovering what defines us as people. As the cinematographer and director for Nice Passion, he is responsible for capturing and conveying the power of a moment. Nothing, he says, is as gratifying as exploring and uncovering the stories of others.


Lucas is an established photographer who finds inspiration in discovering, capturing and conveying the unique passions of people around the world. As a videographer for Nice Passion, Lucas is responsible for ensuring we capture the story from each and every angle.

Contact us

If you’re passionate about Science and you want your story told, email Nigel Walker at Nigel@thatsnice.com or call us at: 212-366-4455