Artist. Filmmaker. Composer. Storyteller.
Nick and Kevin met while in New York City. In 2011, they wrote, acted and produced the short film The Adoption Agency in conjunction with FunnyOrDie starring Rex Lee (Entourage, Young & Hungry). In addition to garnering much attention on the website, the film opened the 2011 LA Comedy Shorts Film Festival. It went on to win the 2011 Christopher Wetzel Award for Independent Comedy and was an Official Selection for the 2011 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in both Chicago and Montreal respectively.
They followed up The Adoption Agency with the sketch Shannon Elizabeth Vs. Black Ops starring Shannon Elizabeth (American Pie, Scary Movie). The video received over 200,000 views on FunnyOrDie and garnered “IMMORTAL” status (overwhelmingly voted funny by viewers).
In 2014, Nick and Kevin secured a deal with Legendary TV & Digital for their half-hour TV comedy series Life Behind Bars, however the show never got made.
In 2016, they wrote, directed and scored the sci-fi genre short films J and Hook Man. Hook Man won eight different awards while J had its World Premiere at Omaha Film Festival sharing a film block alongside films that starred Kristen Wiig and Oscar Issac most notably.
Four Eighteen Films feature film debut was the indie comedy My Best Friend's Famous. The film is directed and scored by Ignatius and stars Psinakis alongside Oscar Nominee Ryan O’Neal (Love Story, Barry Lyndon) and two time Emmy Nominee Mindy Sterling (The Goldbergs, Austin Powers). The movie premiered on Amazon Prime in September 2019.
"Undeniably Sharp Technical Exercise"
"Picturesque. Almost Poetic"
"Sort Of The Swingers For Today"
My Best Friend's Famous Indie Film Review — UK Film Review
"What Seems To Be A Brilliant Combination Of Clever Writing and Inspired Improv"
"Nick Psinakis talks about his first true love, Long Island"
"Nick Psinakis takes time out from his production schedule to about My Best Friend's Famous"
"How To Attract An Oscar Nominee To Your Film"