Michael Nolin

Michael Nolin
Alma mater University of Southern California

Michael Nolin is a former American motion picture producer, former studio executive and former writer/director.


Nolin went to film school at the University of Southern California and began his career as a clerk typist in the MGM story department. Eventually he served stints as a Vice President at Columbia Pictures and 20th Century Fox.

In 2001, he was invited to join the faculty at Brooklyn College by Dan Gurskis (writer of Full Body Massage) and in 2003, he became a Professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design, where he teaches writing, producing and film history classes and supervises the M.A. program in the School of Film and Television.

Production credits

His producing credits include Mr. Holland's Opus (which won a Christopher Award and for which Richard Dreyfuss was nominated for an Academy Award), Full Body Massage (for director Nicolas Roeg), the Independent Spirit Award-nominated 84 Charlie Mopic (for writer/director Patrick Sheane Duncan). He wrote and directed Wildly Available (which was runner-up for a Discovery Award at the Hollywood Film Festival) and co-wrote the teleplay for Maniac Magee (which was nominated for a Humanitas Prize).


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