The American filmmaker Nick Zedd has sadly passed away at 63. Robin Rimbaud, the electronic musician, shared the saddening news on Twitter with the general public. Robin wrote, “Farewell to Nick Zedd who spearheaded the “Cinema of Transgression” movement in the 1980s”. Nick died on Sunday, February 27, 2022, in complications.
Ever since the news appeared on social media, all his fans are expressing their sadness over his sudden demise. Tributary posts and condolences are being offered to the legendary filmmaker and author. People are also searching for Nick Zedd’s cause of death.
According to the reports, Nick Zedd passed away from complications of cirrhosis of liver cancer and Hepatitis C. He is survived by Monica Casanova, his partner of 15 years, along with his son and a stepdaughter. The film industry is mourning the death of the filmmaker.
Several personalities are taking to social media to pay the late author sincere tributes and respects. Undoubtedly, Nick’s death has shocked everyone to the core, and the people who were close to him are still finding it hard to believe the fact he has died. Zedd might have died but his exceptional work will always be remembered.
Who Was Nick Zedd?
Born on May 8, 1958, in Baltimore, Maryland, US, Nick Zedd was an American filmmaker, author, and painter based in Mexico City. In 1985, Nick coined the term “Cinema of Transgression”, a loose-knit group of like-minded filmmakers and artists using black humour and shock value in their work. These artistic collaborators and filmmakers included Tessa Hughes Freeland, Richard Kern, Luna Leg, Tommy Turner, and Lydia Lunch.
In his career, Nick directed several super-low budget movies such as Geek Maggot Bingo, They Eat Scum, and War is Menstrual Envy. He was also a co-creator of the series Electra Elf (2004-08). Apart from making movies, Zedd also acted in some low-budget films such as The Manhattan Love Suicides, Jonas in the Desert, Terror Firmer, and many more. He was also featured in documentaries like Like Your Idols and Blank City in 2007 and 2010 respectively.
Famous ELO Band singer Nick Zedd was also the author of two books like Bleed in 1992, Totem of the Depraved in 1996, and also involved with a novel from Entropy to Ecstasy in 1996 too. This extremely talented person has left the world so early and has caused his loved ones to fall into profound grief. Our team pays Nick Zedd heartfelt tributes and prays that his soul gets a place in heaven.