Brian Bolster

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Brian Bolster
Workshop Instructor

Brian Bolster's short documentary films have screened at Slamdance Film Festival, Camden International Film Festival, Outfest and Traverse City Film Festival among others, and his short documentary The Lookout won the Big Sky Award at the 2012 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula, Montana. His most recent film, One Year Lease, won the award for Best Documentary Short at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, was a Cinema Eye Honors 2015 nominee for Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking, and just screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.Brian also holds an M.A. in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University, and has worked in several public and private schools in New York City, and as an educational researcher for Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues. Brian grew up in suburban Boston, MA before attending and graduating from the film program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He currently lives in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City.