Vladan Nikolic | The New School for Public Engagement
  • Faculty

    Vladan Nikolic

    Associate Professor

    MA, Media Studies, The New School

    Nikolic, Vlad IMG

    Award-winning Director, producer ,editor, and writer of feature films, documentaries, shorts, commercials, and music videos. He was formerly the Director for NTV Studio B, the first independent television network in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. His feature film, Love, premiered at the 2005 Tribeca, Venice, and other Film Festivals, where he won the Best Director Award and critical acclaim. His most recent work includes producing the feature Here and There, which won the 2009 Best NY Narrative Award at Tribeca Film Festival, and writing, directing and producing the feature film ZENITH.

    Courses Taught

    • Digital¬† Movie making: Script to Screen
    • Digital Video Production
    • Directing for the Screen
    • Foundations of Media Design/Media Studies: Time-Based
    • Integrated Media Production
    • The Aesthetics of Directing
    • Visual Systems

    Recent Publications

    • ZENITH, fiction feature film - writer, director, producer
    • Here and There, fiction feature film - producer
    • Fire Under the Snow,¬† feature documentary - producer
    • The City, Feature Documentary - director, producer
    • Love, Fiction Feature- director, producer

    Research Interests

    • Digital filmmaking
    • Alternative modes of media production and distribution
    • Non-traditional storytelling techniques
    • New technologies in media production

    Awards and Honors

    • Best NY Narrative, Tribeca Film Festival
    • Best Film, Barcelona Film Festival
    • Best Director, Tiburon Film festival
    • Special Mention, Geneva Film Festival
    • Best Film, Telluride Indiefest