Bio – Nicholas Santillan

Nicholas graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in Cinema-Television Studies, which eventually lead him to join the Cinema Libre Studio team as an intern when the company first started in 2003. Over the last 10 years he has helped prepare films for release in theaters, DVD, and digitally, as well as ensuring quality deliveries to international distributors and broadcasters.

In 2013, he spent a sometime working in the acquisition and marketing department for Lightning Entertainment/Mainline Releasing, which is a division of Larry Flynt Publications. He returned to Cinema Libre Studio later that year as the Director of Marketing & Operations, overseeing the Graphic Art and Web Development departments.

In July of 2015, he joined NTT Data to facilitate the development and redevelopment of the City of Pasadena department websites, focusing on content management, wire framing and presentation.

Continuing his work with websites, he joined the USC Provost IT division to manage web site and web app projects in 2018.

He enjoys camping, role-playing games, drawing comics, coffee, and has played guitar & accordion in and out of rock bands.