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Nickolaus Swedlund

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Mr. Swedlund received a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Biola University, and a Master of Fine Arts in Directing (the terminal degree in his field) from the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles. Before serving most recently as Assistant Professor of Film Production at Crown College, Mr. Swedlund was a Directing Fellow at the AFI and then for several years a producer and director of development for Silvatar Media. He has written several screenplays and has directed both a proposed television pilot and a feature film; the latter was screened at the Twin Cities Film Fest in 2015. He is currently raising funds for a second feature film.

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  • Biola University - B.A. Mass Communication, 2005
  • American Film Institute - M.F.A. Directing, 2008