Nick Tyson

filmmaker, writer & producer























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Email: nicholas.tyson@gmail.com
IG: @_nicktyson

TRACING UTOPIA / DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Director/Producer/Cinematography
2021

A journey to the Queer dimension. Across space. Across time. Queer teens dream the future. A war machine is constructed. Love will win. They will change the world. 

Co-directed with Catarina de Sousa with primary collaborator H.Mur.

Produced as part of the UnionDocs Collaborative Studio 2019-2020. 

Premiered at the 2021 International Film Festival Rotterdam as part of the Ammodo Tiger Shorts Competition. 

Recent Screenings: 
[2021] IFFR | International Film Festival Rotterdam [The Netherlands]
[2021] BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival [UK]
[2021] É Tudo Verdade [Brazil]
[2021] International Short Film Festival Oberhausen [Germany]
[2021] Vienna Shorts - Vienna Independent Short Film Festival [Austria]
[2021] Hamburg Short Film Festival [Germany]
[2021] Mo&Friese Children’s Short Film Festival Hamburg [Germany]
[2021] Istanbul Pride Week - Pera Museum [Turkey]
[2021] Kyiv International Short Film Festival [Ukraine]
[2021] XPOSED Queer Film Festival Berlin [Germany]
[2021] MIEFF - Moscow International Experimental Film Festival [Russia]
[2021] Doqumenta International Fim Festival [Mexico]
[2021] Kashish Mumbai International Short Film Festival [India]
[2021] IndieLisboa International Film Festival [Portugal]
[2021] Queer Porto [Portugal]
[2021] shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival [Switzerland]
[2021] Uppsala Short Film Festival [Sweden]
[2021] Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival (FestCurtasBH) [Brazil]
[2021] FRONTDOC [Italy]
[2021] Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest [UK]
[2021] Festival Mix Brasil de Cultura da Diversidade [Brazil]
[2021] Kasseler Documentary Film and Video Festival [Germany]
[2021] FrontDoc Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Frontiera 2021 [Italy] 
[2021] KFFK / Kurzfilmfestival Köln [Germany]
[2021] Pravo Ljudski Film Festival [Sarajevo]

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ADDRESS / DANCE FILM
Cinematography/Editor
2020

Created with choreographer and dancer Garnet Henderson, Address is a dance film that embodies and challenges assumptions about women, their bodies, and what women should do with their bodies. It explores the consequences of living and performing under these expectations, and the difference between being looked at and being seen.

The film premiered at the Estrogenius Festival in New York in March 2020. 




SYRIAN SUPPER CLUB / DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Cinematography/Editor
2017

Syrian Supper Club is a short documentary made as part of the CURVE Filmmakers Collaborative, profiling a community organization in New Jersey that supports Syrian refugees and creates cross-cultural understanding through shared meals. 

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THE LEGACY PROJECT “THE BUILDING” / DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Director/Cinematography/Editor
2013

The Legacy Project – “The Building“ – is a short documentary made for the LGBT Community Center’s 30th Anniversary with support from NBCUniversal, exploring the history of the Center as seen through the eyes of inviduals who have supported the mission its mission over decades. 

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