bioNick Tyson is a filmmaker, writer and producer based between Paris and New York City. He has directed and worked on the production of non-fiction media projects – ranging from films and television series for HBO and Discovery Channel to interactive media and mobile applications for museums and educators. He has directed and produced short films for the LGBT Community Center in New York City, as well as the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
His filmmaking practice explores queer embodiment and sensorial experience across physical and digital landscapes, engaging with forms of experimental cinema, observational documentary, and sensory ethnography.
His most recent projects include “Tracing Utopia” (2021), co-directed alongside Catarina de Sousa, which premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in February 2021; and the dance film “Address” (2020), filmed and edited in collaboration with dancer and choreographer Garnet Henderson, which premiered at the EstroGenius Festival 2020.
He is a graduate of Columbia University where he studied film and anthropology. He received training in film production from Prague Film School and Yale University, and was part of the UnionDocs Collaborative Studio artist residency from 2019 through 2020. He is currently pursuing a masters in documentary cinema and visual anthropology at the Université Paris-Nanterre.
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