Holding Undergraduate and Master's degrees in Film Studies, Nick has brought his interests and insights to the next generation of filmmakers in the classroom.  He has taught principles of global cinema history, analysis, and theory as well as a wide range of production best practices at Manhattan's Dwight School.  In addition, Nick has been involved with global film curriculum development for the International Baccalaureate organization in the Netherlands.  He has developed documentary courses for the Creative Art Works Foundation and managed their filmmaking program for young participants in their teens and twenties. He has presented at multiple educational conferences and helped develop an annual film festival for high school students in New York City.  

Moderating a classroom discussion with filmmaker Ethan Coen

honors and awards
conference presenter
educator
curriculum & program development
  • Grant Recipient: Frank & Vilma Slater Scottish Studies 

      The University of Pittsburgh

  • Undergraduate Film Writing Award

      The University of Pittsburgh

  • NY Alliance Film Festival 

       New York State Association of Independent Schools

  • Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship

      The University of Glasgow

  • Grant Recipient: Library of Congress Research and Textbook Development 

      Dwight School

  • DP & MYP Film Studies

       Dwight School

  • Public Art Youth Employment Program

       Documentary Media Program Leader, Creative Art Works

  • GSAH: Podcasting as an Evolution of Critical Writing on Film

       University of Glasgow

  • EdCampIB: Film in the Classroom

       Dwight School

  • Documentary History, Analysis & Production

       Creative Art Works

  • NYSAIS: Teaching With Technology

       Léman Manhattan

  • Diploma Program Film Studies

       International Baccalaureate

  • Film Studies Courses: History, Theory, Analysis & Production

       Dwight School