Nick Hector

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Nicholas Hector BFE, CCE is a British-Canadian documentary filmmaker and an Associate Professor in Film Production at the University of Windsor’s School of Creative Arts. He has edited, produced, or directed more than 160 documentary films and programs across North & Central America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

His work has been screened at most major international festivals including three of the “Big Five”: TIFF, Berlinale, and Sundance, winning 48 national and international awards. He has been nominated for 36 national film craft awards, winning thirteen including Canadian Screen, HotDocs, Directors Guild of Canada, Canadian Cinema Editors, and Gemini Awards.

His creative work focuses on social justice, the environment, and exploring constructed narrative in the observational documentary.