Nick Moore had a successful career in film editing before her started directing. He has served as editor on British movies like Notting Hill (1999), Love Actually (2003) and Nanny McPhee (2005). Moore has also edited the films All the Queen's Men (2001), Christmas with the Kranks (2004), Along Came Polly (2004), Freedomland (2006), Little Man (2006) and Meet Bill (2007).
He has been nominated for two editing awards: one in 1998 by the BAFTA Film Awards for his work in The Full Monty (1997), and one in 2003 by the American Cinema Editors for About a Boy (2002). In 2005 Moore made his directing debut with the romantic short A Good Day for Ted Schmetterling.
Wild Child (2008) was his first feature length film. Starring Emma Roberts, Aidan Quinn and Nick Frost, the film was the comic story of a spoiled Malibu teenager that is sent to a strict English all-girls boarding school.