Nicholas Clapp is a Borrego Springs, California based writer, film-maker, and amateur archaeologist who has been called "a modern day Indiana Jones".[1] He has received 70 film awards (including Emmys),[2][3] and several films that he edited have received Academy Award nominations. He is a graduate of both Brown University[3] and the University of Southern California,[4] and he has worked for Disney, National Geographic Society, Columbia Pictures, PBS and the White House.

Nicholas Clapp is married to Bonnie Loizos, now Bonnie Clapp. He has two daughters, Jennifer and Cristina.