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NICHOLAS COLIA is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker who recently completed classes at NYU Graduate Film School where he was the recipient of the Martin Scorsese and Maurice Kanbar Scholarships. Last year, his comedy short Alex and the Handyman (below) won the National Board of Review Student Grant, the 1st Place King Award for all Graduate Films at NYU’s Wasserman Awards, and played multiple festivals around the world. This summer, his latest movie Untitled Short Film About White People played at the Brooklyn Film Festival and Palm Springs International Shortfest where it won the Audience Award for Best Student Short.  He is currently finishing work on two pilot scripts, a feature script,  and a second feature script with NYU alum Laura Terruso. He is also exhausted.  He is repped by Cullen Conly at ICM Partners.