The first screening was in DC at Words Beats & Life's (WBL) Bootleg Festival in 2008. ´Chocolate City Burning´ tells the story of Demon, Sime, Mega and the other founders of dotcom, one of the most well-known crews from the 1990s to emerge from Washington, DC. Nicholas decided to focus on dotcom because of "the variety of different backgrounds the members represent and how that's represented through their art."
Dotcom got its notoriety for doing huge, three dimensional murals. During the 90s, DC was a very divided and dangerous city. There was a lot of space to be able to do graffiti without running into too many problems with the law. Moreover dotcom seemed to be able to overcome the clear racial divide in the city, bringing people from both sides of Rock Creek Park together. The story of dotcom chronicles, the DC street scene and the city go much deeper than the political powerhouse people normally associate with DC. In this eye opening documentary Nicholas does an amazing job at weaving together the lives of these friends, artists and the city in which they live. He is currently working for "INFAMY" producer and SWINDLE publisher Roger Gastman on two of his documentaries about graffiti history.