First Step is a branded series for Derek Jeter's The Players' Tribune, featuring athletes engaging the communities most affected by today’s social issues, from healthcare access and gender equality, to childhood obesity and mental health. Former NBA all-star Jerry Stackhouse travels around the country and meets with athletes to discuss issues that are important to them. Season 2 directed and shot by Christopher K. Walker and Michael Beach Nichols.
First Step: Charles Tillman and the Cornerstone Foundation
First Step: Becky Hammon and Girls Inc.
First Step: Brandon Marshall and Project 375
Winner of the 2017 PRO Award for Best Use of Influencer Marketing. Directed, shot, and edited by Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher K. Walker.
Over six years in the making, "Walls of Change" taps into a deep film and photo archive, featuring over 25 of the World's biggest names in Street Art and Graffiti and exclusive photographs from legendary documentarian Martha Cooper.
With shooting and editing contributions by NO WEATHER.
Branded campaign aiming to promote and raise awareness of Angolan Kuduro music, dance, culture and lifestyle. Shot by Michael Beach Nichols and Edited by Christopher K. Walker.
A book trailer for Josh Garrett-Davis' book by the same name. Filmed in Nebraska, South Dakota, and Pine Ridge Indian country. Directed by Michael Beach Nichols (2011)